Chelsea Handler talks late-night TV future with Ellen
What's next for Chelsea Handler on TV in 2015? After posting this photo of herself on Instagram, with her dog and paperwork bearing the CBS logo and the caption "business meeting," Handler clarified her position Wednesday with a Tweet: "I have never had nor will have any desire to take a job someone... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Is a Guest on 'Late Show with David Letterman' Next Week
by Megh Wright CBS announced today that next Tuesday, April 22nd, Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to David Letterman at Late Show for the first time since the network announced Colbert would be replacing Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. Click through to watch Colbert's last visit to the L... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman
by Emma Soren In case you missed it, here's all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -CBS quickly announced that Stephen Colbert is taking over for David Letterman as host of Late Show in 2015. Now that The Colbert Report is set to end in December, we looked at Comedy Central's op... [Read More]
Why We'll Really Miss 'The Colbert Report'
by Megh Wright Yesterday's announcement that Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as the new host of Late Show came surprisingly fast. Letterman's retirement news came out last week, but considering the wild success of The Colbert Report over the past decade, it makes sense that CBS would wa... [Read More]
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6 Questions About Stephen Colbert’s Departure
..while two big questions have been answered, plenty of other known unknowns remain — from what this means for Comedy Central to how it will all play out in the ratings. We decided to ponder six outstanding questions in the wake of today’s news, and then rang up a slew of our best TV business sources to get some answers. [Read More]
Image of Comedy Central: 'Everything Is on the Table' to Replace Colbert
Comedy Central: 'Everything Is on the Table' to Replace Colbert
Stephen Colbert's departure from Comedy Central leaves a gaping hole in the cable network's schedule, and the network is hoping to find a bold new idea for the 11:30 pm slot from talent developed in-house or outside the network, network executives told TheWrap. “Everything is on the table. They have big shoes to fill,” a network executive told TheWrap. What replaces “The Colbert Report” might not be a talk show. It could feature a current Comedy Central star, like Amy Schumer or Daniel Tos... [Read More]
Rush Limbaugh Sure Is Unhappy That Stephen Colbert Got 'Late Show'
by Adam Frucci America's racist uncle, Rush Limbaugh, weighed in on the Colbert Late Show news on his show yesterday, and – surprise! – he is none too pleased that a guy who's spent the last few years dismantling everything Rush stands for is getting a bigger stage. Here's his reasoned ... [Read More]
'The Daily Show' and 'The Colbert Report' React to the 'Late Show' News
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from the beginning of last night's Daily Show, where Stewart plays a vintage Colbert clip then wishes him the best on his new Late Show gig next year: "The exciting news today is I no longer need a cable subscription for the privilege of watching Stephen Colbert." Click ... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert addresses late night move on ‘The Colbert Report’ (video)
The internet went bonkers yesterday when the announcement that Stephen Colbert would replace David Letterman as the host of Late Show. We think this is a great call and we’re excited about the move, in addition we couldn’t wait to see how Colbert would address the news on his show, in ch... [Read More]
Craig Ferguson, Jon Stewart, Seth Meyers toast Stephen Colbert, while “Colbert” praises David Letterman on CBS late-night transition
On the night that CBS announced a replacement for Late Show with David Letterman in the coming year, there was no new Late Show to comment on the news. Letterman already had taken the night off Thursday, having been pre-empted 15 minutes anyhow by annual late-night highlights of the Masters golf tou... [Read More]