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Topic: Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Begins His Late Show Rollout by Taking It All Off

Debuts shaving video as CBS launches show's website, app

Now that David Letterman has retired, Stephen Colbert is slowly starting to step into the spotlight  as he prepares for the launch of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Today, CBS…

Stephen Colbert Scores With Advertisers in His CBS Upfront Debut

Comedian charms the Carnegie Hall crowd as network makes big plans

Stephen Colbert's CBS debut couldn't have gone any better. The comedian, who will succeed David Letterman when Late Show With Stephen Colbert debuts on Sept. 8, was the star of CBS'…

With 28 Shows Left for Letterman, a Star-Studded Guest Lineup is Planned

Find out who'll be Dave's last Late Show guests

David Letterman is getting a star-studded send-off in his last month as host of CBS' Late Show. George Clooney, Billy Crystal, Robert Downey, Jr., Tina Fey, Michael J. Fox, Tom Hanks,…

Larry Wilmore on How He Landed The Nightly Show and What He Learned From Jon Stewart

Plus, the last-minute name change

When CBS tapped Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as its Late Show host, many people assumed Larry Wilmore—The Daily Show's "senior black correspondent" since 2006—would be a natural fit…

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Will Debut Sept. 8

CBS exec gives new details on the network's late-night slots

For once, the biggest buzz at CBS centers on its late-night shows, not prime time. "We have a big, big, big year ahead in late night. It's a year of transition,"…

The Colbert Report Is Dead. Long Live Stephen Colbert

His act will never be the same, but it was never the same to begin with

In his second night as host of The Colbert Report, Oct. 18, 2005, Stephen Colbert made a joke that wasn't really a joke. Over the course of the show's run,…

Stephen Colbert's 5 Funniest Lines as Emcee of the Ad Council Dinner

A public service for the industry

FedEx CEO Fred Smith was ostensibly the main man at the Ad Council's annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday night, but it can be hard even for the winner of a…

CBS Puts Football on Thursday, Joel McHale May Go to Late Late

No more Crazy Ones, Hostages or Intelligence

UPDATE: CBS's Les Moonves, talking to Bloomberg denies... everything, really, saying that there are a lot of people throwing hats in the ring for Craig Ferguson's old gig. And that CBS…

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…

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