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Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

By | June 18, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments

As David Letterman prepares to leave Late Show at the end of the year and Stephen Colbert prepares to take over Letterman’s seat at CBS, who is preparing to be Colbert’s bandleader? It's a fair question, you guys. It seems every late night host needs a band and a bandleader,...

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Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

By | May 6, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments

Jason Jones and Samantha Bee might be the most adorable married couple in comedy (Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann might be a close second)-- not to mention they're both stellar on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as two of the more veteran correspondents. We recently had the chance...

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Craig Ferguson leaving Late Late Show: What does it mean for Chelsea Handler, Conan O’Brien and the rest of the late night television landscape?

Craig Ferguson leaving Late Late Show: What does it mean for Chelsea Handler, Conan O’Brien and the rest of the late night television landscape?

By | April 29, 2014 at 12:59 pm | One comment

Well, this was inevitable. Craig Ferguson will leave Late Late Show when his contract with CBS expires at the end of this year. Ferguson, who succeeded Craig Kilborn on Late Late Show in 2005, announced to his studio audience, "CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are...

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Stephen Colbert’s imminent Comedy Central departure addressed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

Stephen Colbert’s imminent Comedy Central departure addressed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

By | April 25, 2014 at 11:15 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert the man is posed to take over Late Show hosting duties when David Letterman steps down some time in 2015. But Stephen Colbert the conservative late night pundit has other plans. The Colbert Report host stopped by his Comedy Central lead-in The Daily Show with Jon...

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Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List  on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

By | April 23, 2014 at 10:28 am | One comment

Seventeen years ago, Stephen Colbert was “gainfully unemployed” as a struggling comedy writer, which is why he pitched a Top Ten list to David Letterman in an attempt to score a Late Show gig. Of course, since that time, he's hosted his own show for nearly nine years and is...

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Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman ‘I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show’ (Video)

Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman ‘I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show’ (Video)

By | April 22, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments

David Letterman welcomes Stephen Colbert on Late Show tonight, which would be cause for celebration on any normal day. But tonight is even more special, since it's Colbert's first time on Late Show with David Letterman since being announced as Letterman's replacement in 2015....

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Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

By | April 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. It's official, so everyone can stop with their absurd lists of possible replacements for Letterman. As you are likely aware, Letterman announced his retirement plans last week on Late Show. Of course we're...

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Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)

Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)

By | April 1, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report last night spent the majority of his Comedy Central show addressing the #CancelColbert controversy that erupted on Twitter last week. The show opened with Colbert's staff exiting their Comedy Central headquarters with boxes, the set of The...

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Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

If the misinformed #CancelColbert campaign teaches us anything, it should be that the premise of a joke is just as important as its punch line. Twitter erupted Thursday evening when The Colbert Report's official Twitter page tweeted a joke from Wednesday night's episode. On the...

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