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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 / ... 661 episodes, 2015-2018
Stay Human ...  Themselves - House Band / ... 661 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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8 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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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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Network TV is awful
11 September 2015 | by KassdhalSee all my reviews

Well, after 3 shows that were quite disappointing, it's clear that (i) Colbert is a fantastic host but (ii) being on CBS basically kills his potential.

This new show is passable, barely saved by Colbert's talent but offers pretty much no fun and no depth. In a nutshell, it's just another bland network TV show without much interest.

The inability to bring the best of the best TV host in the US on CBS demonstrates why it is way overdue that network TV shall disappear and cable shall take over. HBO has done it for TV and movies, Comedy central demonstrated it in reverse by letting Stephen Colbert go and lose most of his potential.

Stephen, please come back to cable and do what you do best instead of losing your soul and wasting your potential on CBS.


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