All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Colbert Report’

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye With Song, Prepares to Take Over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert bid the Colbert Report adieu in the days before Christmas, with his last show featuring a star studded sing along. The Comedy Central host will soon sit behind David Letterman’s desk on The Late Show, as he prepares to take over for the late night host some time in 2015. “If this is your first time tuning in …

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The Colbert Report Informs More Viewers Than Others

When Stephen Colbert started The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, he stated that his goal was to “feel the news” at his audience, purporting that anyone could read the news to them. According to a new study released by the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, Colbert’s show has done much more than his initial process. Upon analyzing the …

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Here’s Stephen Colbert’s First Time on Letterman

As you’ve probably heard by now, CBS has tapped Stephen Colbert to replace the outgoing David Letterman when he ends his record run as host of The Late Show. Colbert became the frontrunner for the job soon after Letterman announced his retirement, and the official announcement comes just a week later. The news is generating mixed reviews–or at least forcing …

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Stephen Colbert: What Will He Bring to ‘Late Show’?

“I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth.” After much speculation, today the big announcement was made as to who will be replacing David Letterman on The Late Show. On April 3, Letterman announced his 2015 retirement from the show which he had been …

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Stephen Colbert to Replace Letterman on ‘Late Show’

When David Letterman announced his retirement from the Late Show on April 3rd, rumors immediately began swirling as to who would replace the 33-year-long television icon. The first forerunners were obviously fellow late-night show hosts. However, history shows that that transition has a history of not working well (*cough* Conan O’Brien *cough cough*). Following that initial list, names like Tina …

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‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage

In people clearly not understanding the basic idea of satire nor differentiating between network and personal Twitter accounts news, Twitter’s all fired up over a joke made by Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Twitter account. And by “joke,” we mean a reference to a previously aired bit. The tweet has since been deleted, but here’s a screenshot (with some added commentary): …

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Colbert: Daft Punk Cancellation Prompts Epic Get Lucky Dance Party

It’s that time again – StePhest Colbchella time. That magical time of year when The Colbert Report gets a bit more musical. And what a lineup for the 2013 network TV music fest. Daft Punk! Hell yeah, Daft Punk on Colbert! “That’s right folks. French electro-pop mega-stars Daft Punk, the artist behind the hit “Get Lucky” on The Colbert Report…was …

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Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs and More on Colbert Report

So, Bill Gates was on The Colbert Report for the first time Wednesday night, presumably to promote the works of his massive philanthropic organization the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the recent release of his annual status letter. Colbert asked him if he was still the richest guy in the world (he’s not), why he’s not focusing his attention …

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