Tiger King: Thomas Lennon Debuts Joe Exotic Impression on Colbert

Reno 911‘s Thomas Lennon on Thursday debuted what might become his most high-profile role yet: Tiger King‘s Joe Exotic. Lennon appeared on CBS’ The Late Show With Stephen Colbert in character as the Netflix docuseries’ titular big cat breeder/abuser. Exotic came to Colbert via satellite from jail, where he is “currently serving 22 years’ worth […]

Late-Night Quarantined: Daily Show Rebrands, Lin-Manuel Performs and Colbert Offers a Message of Hope

Late-night comedians continue to experiment with their formats while hunkered down in their respective coronavirus bunkers. For instance, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah on Wednesday rebranded as The Daily Social Distancing Show. During the 17-minute, online-only episode, the Comedy Central host provided updates on the pandemic and checked in with correspondent Roy Wood Jr. […]

Colbert Cannot Curb Audience’s Enthusiasm During Impeachment-Themed Monologue — Watch Video

RELATED STORIES Stephen Colbert barely had a chance to react to Nancy Pelosi’s big announcement on Tuesday before his studio audience in New York erupted in cheers and applause. Late Show attendees sprung to their feet after the House Speaker announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of trying to […]

Stephen Colbert Addresses Suspended CBS Executive: 'It Seemed Like Someone Was Protecting This Guy'

Stephen Colbert on Wednesday addressed the news that Vincent “Vinnie” Favale, the senior vice president of talent at CBS, had been placed on administrative leave following multiple allegations of using sexual and homophobic language in the workplace. The Late Show host tackled the damning report following his first commercial break (which you can watch here, beginning at the 10:20 mark), referring […]

Stephen Colbert Addresses Moonves Harassment Allegations on Late Show: 'I Do Believe in Accountability'

Three days after CBS Corporation president Les Moonves was accused of decades of sexual harassment, Stephen Colbert had the unenviable task of addressing the allegations leveled against his boss. On Monday’s broadcast of The Late Show, Colbert responded to the recent New Yorker investigation, written by journalist Ronan Farrow, in which six women accused Moonves […]

Stephen Colbert mocks Trump for saying he would ‘run in there’ to stop a school shooter: ‘You got five deferments from Vietnam’

CBS Stephen Colbert blasted President Trump for saying at a US governors’ meeting on Monday that he would have “run in” to stop the Parkland, Florida school shooting.  Trump told the meeting, “You don’t know until you test it, but I think, I really believe I’d run in there, even if I didn’t have a […]

Video: Stephen Colbert 'Sickened' By Florida School Shooting, Slams Senator Marco 'House Plant' Rubio

With Late Show in reruns last week, Stephen Colbert‘s first opportunity to address last week’s deadly school shooting in Florida arrived on Tuesday night. And he did not mince words. At the top of the broadcast, a solemn Colbert admitted he was “sickened and heartbroken” both by the massacre itself (which resulted in 17 deaths) and the […]

Laura Benanti's Melania Trump Returns to Colbert, Plots White House Escape

If you’re happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it — unless you’re First Lady Melania Trump. Laura Benanti reprised her role as wife to President Donald Trump on Thursday’s Late Show, calling in “via satellite” to chat with Stephen Colbert regarding rumors that she is unhappy serving as First Lady. RELATEDIt’s […]

Stephen Colbert, Fellow Late-Night Hosts Address Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct Allegations — Watch

“For those of you tuning in to see my interview with Louis C.K. tonight, I have some bad news,” Stephen Colbert said towards the top of Thursday’s monologue. “Then I have some really bad news.” C.K., who was set to appear on CBS’ The Late Show, cancelled at the last minute after he was accused of sexual misconduct by […]

Colbert, Carell and 'Donald Trump' Revisit Dana Carvey's Sitcom Fiasco in Hulu's Too Funny to Fail Trailer

Teaming Dana Carvey, red-hot off his Emmy-winning Saturday Night Live run, with the likes of Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert and Louis C.K. sounds like a comedy grand slam. ABC’s The Dana Carvey Show however was sent to the showers after just a handful of 1996 airings, its infamous flame-out well-chronicled in the Hulu documentary Too […]