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Stephen! Stephen! Stephen!

I’m a big, gigantic fan of Stephen Colbert — and as most people know, this is a BIG year for Stephen. When David Letterman steps down from the Late Show in May, Stephen will take the reigns in September (I can’t believe I have to wait another eight months before seeing him regularly on TV again!). 1,353 more words

Culture

WME-IMG Acquires Boutique Agency That Reps Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel

WME-IMG has acquired Dixon Talent, the boutique agency that specializes in comedy stars and is the longtime home of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel. 266 more words

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Watch This Farewell Footage Of Stephen Colbert's Last Night At The Second City Theater

Feeling some Colbert withdrawal since The Colbert Report ended? The video above might just do the trick. Back in 1994, Stephen Colbert ended his storied run at the Second City theater in Chicago with… 70 more words

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Waiting for the Nightly: Colbert replacement Larry Wilmore walks a tightrope of opinion

Neither of the shows that have stepped in to both spiritually and literally follow The Daily Show wasted any time letting viewers know what their animating concepts would be. 839 more words

Arts

Stephen Colbert? Caveat emptor.


I used to watch “The Colbert Report” three or four times a week because Stephen Colbert’s shtick always gives my funny bone a workout. But of who or what Colbert may actually be behind his shtick, I don’t think anyone can knowingly speak and conversations I’ve had with others give me reason to think a great many people are confused. 831 more words

Television

Larry Wilmore's 'The Nightly Show' Launch Logs 963,000 TV Viewers Monday Night

Larry Wilmore launched Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show to an audience of 963,000, watching live or same day on Monday night. That’s short of Stephen Colbert’s calendar year crowd of 1.167 million in the timeslot, but heaps better than the 565,000 viewers… 288 more words

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Reserving judgment

There is no doubt that Stephen Colbert is a tough act to follow. He is brilliant, and his The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, which followed… 351 more words

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