Stephen Colbert

69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – Show

Sean Spicer and the soullessness of Hollywood liberalism

At the Emmys Spicer mocked all the ideals Hollywood claims to hold in such high regard. Exactly who was the butt of the joke?
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How political satire let Americans down in the U.S. election

Satire made in The Daily Show’s image made politics seem like entertainment, lulling viewers and voters into complacency

Jokes, shmokes, let’s talk about refugees

A new breed of celebrity comedians has had it with celebrities. Also comedy.
2015 Summer TCA Tour – Day 14

Stephen Colbert tries to reach Middle America

The late-night innovator steps into the most innovation-resistant format in TV. Jaime Weinman on Stephen Colbert’s first Late Show

Q&A: Craig Ferguson on late-night TV and its latest shifts

As Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah prepare for their spin on the late-night carousel, an ex-host discusses the tricks of the trade
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Larry Wilmore can keep calm. But can he carry the show?

Jon Stewart’s mild-mannered ‘black correspondent’ is more than the new Stephen Colbert—and he’ll have to be, as he’s set to take his time slot

After the apocalypse

Edan Lepucki’s California, though it got a boost from Stephen Colbert, doesn’t leave enough to the imagination
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Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman

The Colbert Report star moves to the Late Show in 2015
Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin

A requiem for an unlikeable coupling

Six Ways to Sunday: We don’t have to like Gwyneth Paltrow or Chris Martin. But we owe it to ourselves to not be cruel
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Colbert, Arianna & Michelle address Class of 2013

Words of wisdom for Generation Me