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Topic: The Late Show

CBS Says It Doesn’t Care if Sunday’s Super Bowl Doesn’t Break Ratings Records

Network poised to surpass NBC’s ad revenue from last year’s game

In one of his first major decisions after becoming CBS Entertainment president in September, Glenn Geller tapped Late Show with Stephen Colbert—and not one of CBS's fledgling prime-time dramas like Supergirl or Limitless—for…

The Super Bowl Is Stephen Colbert's Opening Act, and He's Ready to Make the Most of It

Sunday may bring his biggest audience ever

CBS should have no problem drawing at least 110 million viewers to its Super Bowl 50 broadcast on Feb. 7, but the network has even grander ambitions for what could…

In Just 9 Months, Comedy Central Reshaped Late Night and Kept Advertisers Happy

Network rebounded after losing Stewart and Colbert

Not so long ago, Comedy Central's late-night lineup consisted of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. What a difference a year makes. "If you had told…

Infographic: How the Late-Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads

Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert

Networks and advertisers typically spend every fall focused on the new prime-time lineups. Not this year. All eyes are on late night, and with good reason. "Outside of sports, it's…

Colbert Is Crowned and HBO Goes Away in This Week's Wins, Fails and WTFs [Video]

Adweek staff rate and review the week's top media stories

Stephen Colbert won Late Night, Community went super retro, HBO Go just went and while Captain America won the box office, his colleagues, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., did not thrill…

Stephen Colbert Named Successor to David Letterman

Comedy Central mainstay signs 5-year pact with CBS

Stephen Colbert is moving three blocks east—and light-years from basic cable. The 49-year-old linchpin of Comedy Central’s long-running series The Colbert Report has been tapped to succeed David Letterman as the host…

Letterman Re-ups With CBS

Late Show host signs on through 2015

Jay Leno may be riding into the sunset in a denim tuxedo, but his longtime late night rival David Letterman is staying put, extending his contract with CBS for another…

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