Stephen Colbert

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Analysis of Colbert as Letterman’s replacement

The late-night TV landscape is about to change again. CBS has announced that Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman when he retires sometime next year. Phil Hulett and Lisa Osborn discussed this with Dr. […]


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Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman

The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective […]


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Colbert blows up show’s official Twitter account

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is done with the “Colbert Report” Twitter account. He teamed with one of Twitter’s founders, Biz Stone, on Monday’s show to symbolically blow up his show’s Twitter account. The […]


The Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D., that is redecorated each year with corn cobs, grain and grasses.  (AP Photo/Doug Dreyer, File)

South Dakota’s Corn Palace renovations get city OK

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A quirky eastern South Dakota landmark dedicated to all things corn is undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation, including lit domes resembling ears of corn, in an effort to draw in more […]


Former President Bill Clinton's Twitter account, set up by Stephen Colbert. (Photo: Twitter)

Stephen Colbert lures Bill Clinton to Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Clinton is now on Twitter, albeit without a very presidential name. Stephen Colbert lured the former president to the social networking site on “The Colbert Report” on Monday, signing him up with the handle PrezBillyJeff.


Mark Sanford, Republican Congressional candidate, Charleston, South Carolina (AP Photo)

It’s official: Sanford facing Colbert Busch in SC

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The race for a vacant South Carolina congressional seat has turned into the big-name contest that political junkies were hoping for.


Stephen Colbert joins US presidents at wax museum

WASHINGTON (AP) – Stephen Colbert is taking his place among the presidents at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in Washington and will be featured in a new media gallery. Colbert visited the museum Friday to […]


Pizza Hut rethinks presidential debate stunt

NEW YORK (AP) – Hold the sausage, and hold the pepperoni. Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest in which it dared people to ask the presidential candidates, “Sausage or Pepperoni?” The pizza delivery chain had […]


Colbert to NY Fordham students: 'I love my church'

NEW YORK (AP) – Stephen Colbert says he loves the Roman Catholic Church no matter its human flaws. The host of “The Colbert Report” talked about his faith Friday night at an event at Fordham […]


Scientist names marine parasite after Bob Marley

(AP) – A tiny blood-sucking parasite that infests fish on Caribbean coral reefs has been named after Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley. Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the parasite off the U.S. […]



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