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9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Stephen Colbert takes LePage's side (for laughs): 'Maine...

As you can see above, political humorist and faux conservative talk show host Stephen Colbert rushed to the defense of Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage - in his typical tongue-in-cheek, deadpan sarcastic way - during last night's episode of "The Colbert Report" on the cable channel Comedy Central.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, US Governors, Paul LePage

11 hrs ago | Newsday

Stephen Colbert keeping 'Late Show' in New York: Critic's analysis

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Related Topix: Comedy, Television, Entertainment, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Flanders, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Fort Salonga, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' will stay in New York City

When Stephen Colbert, right, takes over from David Letterman, he will continue to broadcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Strangers With Candy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Strangers with Candy, Comedy, Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Colbert Blasts Amazon, While Taking Amazon's Ad Dollars

Television satirist Stephen Colbert over the past few weeks has pointed the finger - sometimes literally - at Amazon.com, blaming the retailer for unfairly dragging Hachette authors into its e-book pricing spat with the publishing house by limiting pre-orders or delaying delivery on many titles.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Media, IT Services, Audible

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Little Green Footballs

Stephen Colbert's Heart Is Full of Love for Migrant Children

This episode of the Colbert Report is actually the comedy version of last week at LGF - Stephen Colbert covers several of the stories that appeared here, including Jim Hoft's evil, destructive lies about a $50 million resort hotel for immigrant children.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

VIDEO: Stephen Addresses Malaysia Airlines Tragedy & Middle East Cease-Fire on COLBERT

Stephen Colbert opened last night's The Colbert Report with a heartfelt tribute to the victims of a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 passengers which was struck down by a missile.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards

Reuters

New York mayor takes it on the chin in city media

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio won his job in a landslide last November, but is finding out that staying so popular is not easy.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Phoenix New Times

Adam Kwasman: The Latest Arizona Politician to Earn an Appearance on the Colbert Report

Republican congressional candidate Adam Kwasman has become the latest in a long line of Arizona politicians to be the butt of Stephen Colbert's jokes on the Colbert Report .

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, US Politics, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids, Oracle, AZ

The Raw Story

Stephen Colbert: GOP 'laments' that Rick Perry 'can ...

On the July 16, 2014 episode of The Colbert Report , Stephen Colbert discussed "the buffet of enticing options" the Republicans have to choose from in the 2016 presidential election.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Chris Christie, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Duel Over 'Star Wars' Fandom

The Comedy Central late night hosts take on one another to promote the "Star Wars: Force for Change" campaign benefiting UNICEF's Innovation Labs.

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

KRNV-TV Reno

CBS in planning stages for new late-night era

CBS is taking a wide-open approach to replacing Craig Ferguson in late-night, including the possibility of a host from politics, CBS Entertainment chief Nina Tassler said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

TheCelebrityCafe

Stephen Colbert may shake up 'Late Show' format, CBS says

When Stephen Colbert debuts on The Late Show on CBS next year, the show might have a different structure, the network teased Thursday at the TV Critics Association press tour.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Two and a Half Men

CTNow.com

Country's Toby Keith Playing Xfinity

When Toby Keith topped the country charts in 1993 with 'Should've Been a Cowboy,' it was uncertain whether the singer-songwriter was warbling about a missed opportunity on the range or on the gridiron.

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Related Topix: Beer for My Horses, Toby Keith, Country, Norman, OK, Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Music

Newsday

Stephen Colbert ribs Bill de Blasio about Italy trip during possible LIRR strike

In Jericho slow moving maintenance vehicle. two lanes closed on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between X40/Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25 and x39/Glen Cove Rd in Roslyn Heights.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jericho, NY, Roslyn Heights, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Syosset, NY, North Merrick, NY

USA Today

New Captain America announced on 'Colbert Report'

Stephen Colbert has long featured Captain America's shield on the set of The Colbert Report, and on Wednesday night the comedian announced the newest guy to wield the star-spangled piece of iconography.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Former 'Daily Show' Showrunner Joins Larry Wilmore's 'Minority Report'

Less than a year The Daily Show showrunner departed after a 14-year tenure with the broadcast, he's heading back to the cable network to lead The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore .

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Larry Wilmore

BroadwayWorld.com

Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Adds Second Performance at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 12/6

Broadway In Chicago has announced that a 3:00 p.m. performance of the all-new live show MythBusters: Behind the Myths will be added on December 6, 2014 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre .

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Related Topix: MythBusters, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Comedy, Late Show With David Letterman

Chron

The Dungeons (& Dragons) of inspiration

Dungeons & Dragons, the first commercially available role-playing game, influenced numerous writers, including playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, and taught them the art of storytelling.

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Related Topix: Dungeons and Dragons, Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Stephen Colbert

Cinema Blend News

Marvel's Next New Title To Be Announced On Colbert Report

If you thought Marvel dropping the genderswapping Thor news was big, you might want to brace yourself because the multi-media studio that has been churning out comics, television shows, and blockbusters is prepping for another major announcement.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Stephen Recaps The World Cup on the Colbert Report

On last night's The Colbert Report on Comedy Central , Stephen looks back on the 2014 World Cup and Team USA's thrilling series of winning, tying and losing.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards

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