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The Colbert Report: :  -- A threat emerges from Africa, Stephen settles a raging sandwich controversy, and Airbnb founder Brian Chesky visits The Report.
The Colbert Report: :  -- Stephen ends the night with a winning combination of whiskey and fried chicken.
The Colbert Report: :  -- Vladimir Putin retaliates against economic sanctions by imposing a strict ban on food imports from the West.
The Colbert Report: :  -- America braces itself for a possible Ebola outbreak, and Fox News's Dr. Ben Carson finds creative ways to spread fear.
The Colbert Report: :  -- Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky describes his company's emergence as a global enterprise and weighs in on the larger implications of the sharing economy.

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Release Date:
17 October 2005 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He's a journalist with gravitas, with dignity, with balls. See more »
Plot:
Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way. Full summary »
Awards:
Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 wins & 48 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
already looking forward to many more episodes See more (38 total) »

Cast

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Stephen Colbert ... Himself - Host / ... (1,287 episodes, 2005-2014)
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Series Directed by
Jim Hoskinson (402 episodes, 2005-2012)
 
Series Writing credits
Stephen Colbert (579 episodes, 2005-2012)
Allison Silverman (542 episodes, 2005-2009)
Rich Dahm (491 episodes, 2005-2012)
Eric Drysdale (465 episodes, 2005-2013)
Michael Brumm (439 episodes, 2005-2013)
Jay Katsir (426 episodes, 2005-2013)
Peter Gwinn (426 episodes, 2005-2012)
Frank Lesser (426 episodes, 2006-2013)
Rob Dubbin (426 episodes, 2006-2012)
Scott Sherman (343 episodes, 2010-2012)
Laura Krafft (339 episodes, 2005-2008)
Opus Moreschi (317 episodes, 2008-2013)
Glenn Eichler (249 episodes, 2007-2013)
Barry Julien (192 episodes, 2008-2012)
Meredith Scardino (191 episodes, 2008-2013)
Tom Purcell (190 episodes, 2008-2012)
Peter Grosz (189 episodes, 2007-2010)
Bryan Adams (159 episodes, 2008)
Bobby Mort (101 episodes, 2012-2013)
Sam Kim (84 episodes, 2013-2014)
Max Werner (57 episodes, 2009-2013)
Dan Guterman (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
Michael Koman (4 episodes, 2008)
Paul Dinello (4 episodes, 2010-2012)

Series Produced by
Stephen Colbert .... executive producer (578 episodes, 2005-2012)
Allison Silverman .... supervising producer / executive producer / ... (542 episodes, 2005-2009)
Jon Stewart .... executive producer (523 episodes, 2005-2012)
Rich Dahm .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (426 episodes, 2005-2012)
Ben Karlin .... executive producer (370 episodes, 2005-2008)
Glenn Eichler .... consulting producer (331 episodes, 2005-2007)
Meredith Bennett .... executive producer / co-executive producer / ... (240 episodes, 2005-2012)
Tom Purcell .... co-executive producer / consulting producer / ... (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
Jeff Cooperman .... senior producer / managing producer / ... (29 episodes, 2005-2011)
John Bedolis .... coordinating producer (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
Emily Lazar .... talent producer / supervising producer (17 episodes, 2005-2012)
Liz Levin .... senior producer / field producer (13 episodes, 2005-2011)
Tanya Michnevich .... line producer / supervising producer (12 episodes, 2006-2012)
Matt Lappin .... associate producer / senior producer / ... (7 episodes, 2005-2012)
Samantha Scharff .... producer (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jeremy Tchaban .... line producer (7 episodes, 2013)
Nicole Savini .... field associate producer / field producer (4 episodes, 2005-2011)
Paul Dinello .... supervising producer / consulting producer (4 episodes, 2010-2012)
Kim Gamble .... producer (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Gabe Gronli .... associate producer / footage producer (3 episodes, 2006-2010)
Scott Lawrie .... associate producer / footage producer (3 episodes, 2006-2010)
Barry Julien .... supervising producer (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
Aaron Cohen .... field producer (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Original Music by
Shawn K. Clement (5 episodes, 2007-2009)
Steven M. Gold (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Cinematography by
Dave Carroll (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Matheson (4 episodes, 2005-2013)
Gabriel Arah Wakeman (4 episodes, 2013)
Jason Baker (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Paul Frank (3 episodes, 2010)
Josh Weinstein (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
 
Series Art Direction by
Sasha Golomb Avramov (6 episodes, 2010-2013)
 
Series Costume Design by
Anne Kenney (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kerrie R. Plant .... makeup department head / hair stylist / ... (786 episodes, 2005-2011)
Cindy Gardner .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Production Management
Chris McShane .... executive in charge of production / executive in charge of production: BusBoy Productions (242 episodes, 2007-2012)
Daniel Powell .... executive in charge of production: Comedy Central (95 episodes, 2007-2008)
Rich Korson .... executive in charge of production: BusBoy Productions / executive in charge: BusBoy Productions / ... (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jeremy Tchaban .... post-production supervisor / production manager (6 episodes, 2007-2011)
Tanya Michnevich .... production manager (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Lou Wallach .... executive in charge of production: Comedy Central (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yvonne DeMare .... associate director (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Art Department
Jim Fenhagen .... set designer (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Philippe Lockerby .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Sound Department
Todd Kilponen .... sound mixer / sound (546 episodes, 2005-2010)
Chris Prinzivalli .... monitor mixer (22 episodes, 2009-2011)
Erin Crain .... audio assist (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Hank Huff .... audio assist (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Randy Pekich .... p.a. mixer (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Greg Murphy .... location sound (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Andreas Berner-Jackson .... visual effects: The Colbert Eagle (99 episodes, 2005-2006)
Brett McConnell .... texture artist: The Colbert Eagle (99 episodes, 2005-2006)
Greg Duncan .... creative director: show open and graphics package (55 episodes, 2005-2006)
 
Series Stunts
Aaron Vexler .... stunt double: Steven Colbert (1 episode, 2006)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Rider .... evs/vtr operator (15 episodes, 2007-2012)
John Harrison .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
John Meiklejohn .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Tore Livia .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Dante Pagano .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jack Roche .... tape operator (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Michael Scricca .... lighting director (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Stan Crocker .... lighting designer (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Costa Leonardos .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Cory Schaub .... electrician (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
 
Series Animation Department
Simon Ampel .... animator / character designer (3 episodes, 2007-2009)
Philippe Lockerby .... animation director (3 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Antonia Xereas .... stylist (1 episode, 2006)
 
Series Editorial Department
Justin Panzanaro .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2006-2008)
Jeremy Tchaban .... post-production coordinator (2 episodes, 2005-2006)

Joshua Watson .... post-production coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Music Department
Steve Ballard .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Other crew
Jason Block .... production accountant (205 episodes, 2008-2009)
Monica Hickey .... production coordinator / production assistant / ... (162 episodes, 2008-2011)
Jason Hindo .... production assistant (142 episodes, 2010-2011)
Phil Knittel .... researcher / production assistant (96 episodes, 2005-2007)
Jenny Morrissey .... production assistant (95 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ali Hibbs .... production intern (63 episodes, 2012)
Joshua Malek .... intern (57 episodes, 2006)
Mickey Bloom .... intern (54 episodes, 2008)
Shannon McKeon .... production intern (49 episodes, 2011)
Parrish Tigh .... production intern (45 episodes, 2011)
Naleeka Dennis .... production intern (44 episodes, 2011)
Morgan Collins .... production intern (41 episodes, 2010)
Lyra Smith .... intern (40 episodes, 2010)
Keith Koslov .... technical director (39 episodes, 2005-2009)
David Gwaltney .... production intern (38 episodes, 2008)
Richard Kallus .... intern (38 episodes, 2010)
Jake Grate .... production intern (25 episodes, 2006)
Maggie Gilbride .... production intern (22 episodes, 2011)
Ashley Hufford .... production intern (20 episodes, 2010)
Nicholas Feitel .... intern (11 episodes, 2009)
Karl Frankenfield .... intern (11 episodes, 2009)
James Williams .... intern (10 episodes, 2008)
Jeremy Kaufman .... production intern (9 episodes, 2008)
Yvonne DeMare .... associate director (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Deanna Storey .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2005-2011)
Paul Dinello .... consultant (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Mark McKenna .... stage manager (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Kate Sunbury .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
David Javerbaum .... consultant (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Erica Myrickes .... assistant audience coordinator / assistant to co-executive producer (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jon Pretnar .... technical director (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Robert Smigel .... consultant (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Mark LaBonte .... production intern (3 episodes, 2007)
Tyler Hall .... production intern (3 episodes, 2011)
Joshua A. Bell .... accountant (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Gabe Gronli .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Julia Lipkins .... researcher (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Brock Mahan .... researcher (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Mark Malkoff .... audience coordinator (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Liz Maunder .... graphic artist: deko graphics (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Liz Russomanno .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Joseph C. Abbenda .... technical director (2 episodes, 2008)
Frank Chad Muniz .... intern (2 episodes, 2008)
Feifei Ling .... intern (2 episodes, 2009)
Sinead Persaud .... production intern (2 episodes, 2011)
Opus Moreschi .... super pac creative supervisor / writer (2 episodes, 2012)
Tom Purcell .... writer (2 episodes, 2012)
Meredith Scardino .... writer (2 episodes, 2012)
Scott Sherman .... writer (2 episodes, 2012)
Max Werner .... writer (2 episodes, 2012)

Ken Wise .... video (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Todd Oldham .... special thanks (1 episode, 2006)
 

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30 min (with commercials)
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Canada:14+ (TV rating) | Singapore:NC-16 (some episodes) | USA:TV-14

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Trivia:
On March 12, 2007, shortly after Colbert reported on the in-universe death of superhero Captain America, Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Joe Quesada sent Captain America's shield to the show, saying he had left it to Colbert in his "will". It has appeared as a prop on the set ever since.See more »
Quotes:
Stephen Colbert:[Stephen states that celebrities are the ones to listen to about love] Thankfully, there are three celebrity relationship that are strong enough not only to last, but to teach the rest of us. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, and William H Macy and Felicity Huffman. From their example, I've created "Stephen's Laws of Love" There are four laws...
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43 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
already looking forward to many more episodes, 18 October 2005
Author: MisterWhiplash from United States

Last night's first episode of the Colbert Report was a sign of great things to come. Stephen Colbert has already made his name as a correspondent on The Daily Show (sometimes under brilliantly ridiculous monachers), and branching out onto his own show I'm looking forward to more. If there is more to be expected, with more variety, it's definitely welcome, but on sight of the first episode I'm already hyped for it. Basically, Colbert is a combination of the several 'taling-head' talk-show hosts on Cable TV news networks, with huge egos in the guise of traditional journalism. In particular, one can see the lampooning of Bill O'Reilly, which whether or not you're a fan of his you'll find some humor (I'm very much not, but it may not be too deterring for O'Reilly's main base). The set-ups like 'The Word', and a competition with another TV correspondent with strange phrasing, are hysterical, and sometimes more subtle than the Daily Show material.

If you like Colbert's stuff, it's a must-see, and if you're a newcomer to the show (and might not watch the Daily Show much) it's worth a viewing. One thing's for sure, like the Daily Show, it's a breath of fresh air in the realm of the mildly outrageous.

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