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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 

Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
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Airs Mon. May. 27, 11:35 PM on CBS

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Series cast summary:
Stephen Colbert ...  Himself - Host / ... 756 episodes, 2015-2019
Jonathan Batiste ...  Himself - Musical Director / ... 754 episodes, 2015-2019
Stay Human ...  Themselves - House Band / ... 754 episodes, 2015-2019
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

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Comedy | Talk-Show

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

8 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Stephen Colbert's first guest as host of the Late Show was actor George Clooney. This was actually the third time Clooney had the honor of being the first guest on a variety show, the first was on The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996) 19 years prior, and the second was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003) 12 years prior. See more »

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Stephen Colbert: [at the Republican National Convention podium] Welcome, citizens, to the 2016 Hungry for Power Games! Ha ha, beautiful! This week, in this arena, the Republicans shall prove they are truly passionate about one candidate: Hillary Clinton. They will do anything to stop her, up to and including nominating Donald J. Jonah Jameson Trump. But Tribute Trump will not enter the arena alone, no. He has formed an alliance with Indiana governor Mike Pence.
[falls asleep]
Stephen Colbert: Sorry, I blacked out there for a ...
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A spin and satire on politics.
11 February 2018 | by blanbrnSee all my reviews

I'm from the old late night school liking Carson and Leno and even putting up with Letterman and now my favorite is Fallon however from time to time I tune to "CBS" if Colbert has a good guest. And true he is a pretty good interviewer and talker and can be funny, his show is to much of a spin and political satire. His jokes and skits are often crude and rude somewhat of a mock style as his take and spin on the world is a very negative view of Trump. Still he has guts and courage and isn't scared to speak his mind as it's a clear view Stephen is a die hard liberal. So if your up give it a watch for the latest spin on political news and if you want a good laugh watch "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" it will entertain, educate, and inform you!


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