Stephen Colbert

Joe Biden gets emotional with Colbert discussing 2016 doubts, his late son

Vice President Biden, who many Democrats are urging to join the presidential race as Hillary Clinton’s fortunes sink, says he’s not convinced his heart is in a 2016 run.
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Friday, September 11, 2015 - 7:00am

Stephen Colbert's first 'Late Show': George Clooney, and every musical guest ever

Stephen Colbert started off his show looking almost as excited about it as his audience was. He opened with a rendition of the national anthem, sung with a lot of different people across a lot of different regions of the country, a sequence thatended with a Jon Stewart cameo.Then the show cut back...

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 12:24am

Stephen Colbert on saying goodbye to 'Stephen Colbert'

In the last couple of years, the world of late night shows has seen a tremendous amount of turnover. From Jimmy Fallon replacing Jay Leno to James Corden replacing Craig Ferguson, there are a lot of new faces out there interviewing celebs. And now, the last of the late night stalwarts has left, and...

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 3:30pm

Should Jimmy Fallon be worried about Stephen Colbert's new show?

Much attention has been paid to the variety of guests Stephen Colbert has been announcing for his first week on the air. Between the politicians, the entrepreneurs and the actors, his show stands to have the most unusual interviews in late night. But Jimmy Fallon, the reigning king, is not letting...

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 10:38pm

Stephen Colbert has announced his second week of guests

Stephen Colbert has made no secret of his desire to pursue a slightly different policy regarding guests on his new version of "The Late Show." Instead of just inviting on the usual parade of actors promoting their new movies, Colbert has shown an interest in having politicians and public figures,...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 8:01pm

Video: Stephen Colbert has gone into a bunker after yesterday's NYSE breakdown

Yesterday was a bit of a doozy on the tech side, wasn't it? The NYSE went down for a few hours, as did the Wall Street Journal's website. While we seem to be OK today, there was one person who prepared for the worst: Stephen Colbert, who hunkered down in his office for the end of days. Luckily for...

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 11:02am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning!As you get ready for the weekend, here's a look at last night's trending stories. Prime Minister David Cameron swept the British election, while Rio came under fire for being underprepared for 2016 Olympics.Hillary Clinton wooed tech execs, and Mayweather said a Pacquiao rematch is a...

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 7:18am

'The Daily Show' keeps late night male-dominated with Trevor Noah

The search is over: South African comedian Trevor Noah will be your new "Daily Show" host. But when Jon Stewart first announced in February that he'd be stepping down from his post this year, speculation about his successor ran rampant, with a lot of attention going to current correspondent Jessica...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 12:37am

Hey, how about 'The Daily Show with Amy Poehler'?

By the end of the year, we're going to need a new "Daily Show" host, and it seems like the Internet is already rallying around "Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler. And why not? Her show is ending, so she could use a new regular gig. She's got the perfect comic persona for the venue, and getting...

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 1:57am

Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Jon Stewart will be leaving "The Daily Show" after nearly 17 years, he announced to the audience of Tuesday night's episode. The comedian, writer and director took over in 1999 from Craig Kilborn, slowly turning the fledging newscast spoof into a cultural and political force, taking politicians on...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 5:49am

Tracey Ullman takes on the current state of the entertainment industry

British actress and comedian Tracey Ullman has more than earned her place in television history after multiple successful shows based around her chameleon-like ability to take on characters — plus hosting the show that launched a little animated family called the Simpsons. But she's far from done,...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30am