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Topic: Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Calls His Live Election Night Show 'The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done'

Plus, why he and John Oliver hate 'fake news'

Stephen Colbert has had a lot of tough gigs in his career, but he says nothing compares to his live Election Night special for Showtime, which became more of a…

Donald Trump Turned Stephen Colbert’s Showtime Election Comedy Special Into a Wake

The host ended up as a grief counselor by night's end

In August, when Showtime Networks CEO and president David Nevins made the "half announcement" that Stephen Colbert would host a live, comedy special for Showtime on election night, the exec…

Jon Stewart Urges Late Show Viewers to Vote—but Not for 'Little Orange Groundhog' Trump

There’s a Hamilton cameo, too

As Stephen Colbert prepares to pull out all the stops for his live Showtime Election Night special tonight, he saved a few surprises for his CBS show as well. Monday night's…

Here's What to Expect From Stephen Colbert's and Trevor Noah’s Live Election Night Shows

Their late-night counterparts aren't broadcasting tonight

For the past year and a half, the 2016 presidential election has been shaped by the wry observations and biting commentary of late-night hosts like Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Samantha…

What Stephen Colbert Has in Store for Tonight's Late Show Post-Debate Live Episode

And how July's conventions 'energized' the show

No one is more excited for tonight's first presidential debate than Stephen Colbert and his Late Show With Stephen Colbert staff, led by executive producer and showrunner Chris Licht. "It's going…

Stephen Colbert, Kelly Ripa and Other TV Stars Recall Their Most Memorable Commercials

From Super Bowl spots to local hair salon ads

Many of fall TV's biggest stars have one thing in common: They appeared in commercials early (and sometimes, not-so-early) in their career as they tried to break into Hollywood. Earlier…

Stephen Colbert Will Host a Live Election-Night Comedy Special for Showtime—Probably

Late Show won’t air that night, so he’ll jump to sister network

Stephen Colbert's resurgence this political season will continue on election night, Nov. 8, as the comedian hosts a live comedy special for Showtime. We think. David Nevins, president and CEO of…

Jon Stewart Takes Down Roger Ailes and Donald Trump in His First Daily Show-Style Rant in 11 Months

Makes surprise appearance on Late Show

Ever since Jon Stewart stepped down as host of The Daily Show last August, his fans have been begging him to return to late-night and deliver his brilliant, incisive political…

The Return of 'Stephen Colbert' and Jon Stewart Gives Late Show a Ratings Boost

Going live post-RNC pays off for CBS

CBS had hoped that its decision to broadcast The Late Show with Stephen Colbert live during both political convention weeks would give the show the boost in ratings and buzz…

Larry Wilmore's Ratings Are 55% Lower Than The Colbert Report, and This Clip May Prove Why

Many viewers attack a perceived 'anti-intellectual' shift

Has Comedy Central's late-night talk lineup lost some of its intellectualism since the departures of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert? Yes, according to quite a few viewers on Reddit, and…

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