Stephen Colbert takes over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show will be broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
A satire mocking a typical end-of-the-year show on British TV, recalling memorable events from that year. Featured are fake interviews alongside clips from news broadcasts and TV Shows popular at the time.
Salman Rushdie criticized Jon Stewart for having Yusuf (Cat Stevens) appear at the rally. Yusuf had publicly endorsed Iran's death fatwa against Rushdie for writing "The Satanic Verses". Stewart said that he did not know about Yusuf's comments. He contacted Yusuf who claimed that the endorsement was a misunderstanding but he still felt that Rushdie should not have written the book. Stewart canceled Yusuf's scheduled appearance on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) as a result. See more »