David Letterman tells Regis Philbin about post Late Show plans
David Letterman and Paul Shaffer visited The Late Late Show last night, as Regis Philbin manned the guest hosting chair in already-departed Craig Ferguson’s place. A long list of guest hosts – Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Whitney Cummings, etc. – are filling in before James Corden of... [Read More]
 
Watch Stephen Colbert Sing a Medley of His Second City Hits
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
 
Trevor Potter Looks Back on Setting Up Stephen Colbert's Super PAC
by Megh Wright Stephen Colbert's former lawyer Trevor Potter wrote a piece for The Washington Post this week to mark the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, and it's a great look back at the brilliance and lasting influence of Stephen Colbert's super PAC "Americans for a... [Read More]
 
Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100
There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late night network t... [Read More]
 
Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars
After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after n... [Read More]
 
Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars
After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after n... [Read More]
 
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to debut Sept. 8, 2015; CBS to rerun primetime in late-night over the summer after Letterman’s retirement
CBS Entertainment Chair Nina Tassler told TV critics Monday during the TCA Winter Press Tour what most astute viewers probably already had figured out: Stephen Colbert's edition of The Late Show will kick off this September. Specifically, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 -- the night after Labor Day. The Late... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” start date has been determined
Alright, we have ourselves about eight months to wait until the late night television return of Stephen Colbert. Today Colbert’s late night debut date has been announced, and it is Tuesday, September 8th according to CBS. The eye network is currently working on giving David Letterman the prope... [Read More]
 
'Late Show with Stephen Colbert' Premieres on Tuesday September 8th
by Megh Wright CBS just made a big announcement at TCA: Not long after David Letterman hosts his final Late Show on May 20th, Late Show with Stephen Colbert is officially set to premiere on Tuesday, September 8th. Colbert's first guests have not yet been revealed. Said Colbert on the news: "I have n... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert, Dan Aykroyd, Wanda Sykes, and More to Appear in 'Inside Comedy' Season 4
by Megh Wright Not long after revealing the return dates of Episodes and Web Therapy, Showtime announced today that it's renewed David Steinberg and Steve Carell's documentary series Inside Comedy for a fourth six-episode season. The comedy stars slated to appear opposite Steinberg include Stephen C... [Read More]