Colbert changes channels in Canada
Effective immediately, The Colbert Report (which ends its run Dec. 17), will no longer have its first airing on the Comedy Network in Canada. [Read More]
 
Colbert Countdown: 3 months until the last show
When Stephen Colbert was announced as the new host of the Late Show, viewers wondered: how will the Colbert Report end? That was April. As of today, we’re down to the final months before his last show. The question mark remains. Seeds of a story were so... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert Meets Future Stephen from the Year 2372
by Megh Wright When Stephen Colbert retires "Stephen Colbert" at the end of the year, a big question on Colbert Report fans' minds will be what Stephen Colbert the character will do for the rest of his life. During a segment on America's long history of doing nothing about immigration reform last ni... [Read More]
 
Who would make it onto the Mount Rushmore of Comedy?
This May, in celebrating Don Rickles on his 88th birthday, Jerry Seinfeld said of his elder hero: ""On the Mount Rushmore of stand-up comedy, there are four faces, in my opinion: Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Bill Cosby and Don Rickles." This weekend, following the death of Joan Rivers at 81, C... [Read More]
 
15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere
Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a medically induced coma an... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert talks to Seth Meyers about his love of Captain America
Stephen Colbert, as we all know, is the most patriotic man in America. Naturally, he’d be a big fan of Marvel’s Captain America. Fresh off another Emmy win, Colbert visted Late Night to talk to Seth Meyers about their shared love of comic books. Meyers revealed a special alternative cove... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers Talk Captain America, 'Lord of the Rings,' and Second City
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Late Night, in which guest Stephen Colbert tells Seth all about how Colbert the character got the Captain America shield he keeps on set at The Colbert Report. Click through to watch Colbert own his status as the ultimate Lord of the Rings The Fan and a... [Read More]
 
Amy Sedaris on Colbert: "He Has This Whole Bag of Tricks People Haven't Even Seen Yet"
by Megh Wright "Well, he's got that Southern charm. He's genuinely interested. He's engaging. He's a very positive person. He can see the good in everything. I think he'll go to that other character that he plays on that show because that's part of him, too. He'll mix it. But once you're out there a... [Read More]
 
Watch Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert Sing "The Obvious Song" at Second City in 1993
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]
 
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]