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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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Series cast summary:
Stephen Colbert ...  Himself - Host / ... 668 episodes, 2015-2018
Jonathan Batiste ...  Himself - Musical Director / ... 666 episodes, 2015-2018
Stay Human ...  Themselves - House Band / ... 666 episodes, 2015-2018
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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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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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16:9 HD
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Jim Hoskinson was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series category for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015), but lost to Don Roy King for Saturday Night Live (1975). See more »

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Stephen Colbert: Do you have any awards or commendations?
Barack Obama: Well, I have almost thirty honorary degrees and I did get the Nobel Peace Prize.
Stephen Colbert: Oh, really? What was that for?
Barack Obama: To be honest, I still don't know.
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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 18 October 2016 (2016) See more »

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Unfunny, condescending and arrogant

And those are Colbert's best qualities. I kid. I kid. I kid. But not really; it's true. See: I just made a funnier joke than Colbert has made in the past year. And my joke sucked! Colbert seems like the kind of boss who sits in his office with the door closed all day just so he can fart to his heart's content. Then, when some poor minion walks into the room and smells the stale farts, Colbert just grimaces with pride because he knows if the minion says anything about the smell, he has the power to fire them. In other words, Colbert likes the smell of his own waste (i.e. his brand of comedy) and loves to spread it to the world.


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