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Stephen Colbert Parodies Ryan Lochte's Today Show Interview: 'Do You Know What a Gun Is?'

Originally posted 08/23/2016 12:45PM

If Ryan Lochte thought his Rio robbery incident was over, he was mistaken because The Late Show with Stephen Colbert returned this week.

On Monday's episode of the late-night show, host Stephen Colbert took it upon himself to parody the swimmer's interview with Today's Matt Lauer – Lochte's first sit-down TV interview after authorities accused him of fabricating his robbery story.

Using craftily-edited footage of the interview, Colbert put himself in Lauer's position to try to get to the bottom of the incident.

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James Corden Squashes 'Silly' Rumors of a Feud with Stephen Colbert

Originally posted 08/15/2016 04:20PM

James Corden is laying to rest rumors that he will be taking over Stephen Colbert's late-night time slot.

The Late Late Show host, whose nightly program nabbed four Emmy nominations, said of the rumored shake-up: "I just think it's silly."

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Stephen Colbert Introduces Yet Another Same-Name Alter Ego After Legal Threats over His Colbert Report Persona

Originally posted 07/28/2016 10:25AM

[YOUTUBE "LvkFkzpVYJ4"] Stephen Colbert's alter ego "Stephen Colbert" is officially gone – and in his place, we have ... Stephen Colbert?

On Wednesday, the Late Show host told his audience that the "Stephen Colbert" of The Colbert Report is no more.

After resurrecting his Conservative character for the Republican National Convention last week, he was contacted by his former network's legal team "because, and this is true, immediately after that show, CBS's top lawyer was contacted by the top lawyer from another company to say that the character 'Stephen Colbert' is their intellectual property, which is surprising, because I never considered that guy much of an intellectual," he quipped.

Colbert, 52, went on to say, "So it is with a heavy heart that I announce that, thanks to corporate lawyers, the character of 'Stephen Colbert,' host of The Colbert Report, will never be seen again."

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Stephen Colbert Removed from DNC Stage During Hungry for Power Games Spoof

Originally posted 07/26/2016 11:30AM

[YOUTUBE "gH4iSF96tFY"] He's back ... with a badge!

On Monday's episode of The Late Show, host Stephen Colbert shared yet another pretaped segment of his 2016 Hungry for Power Games skit – but this time it was at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

With his faux pet weasel Caligula in one hand and his DNC podium badge in the other, the late-night host crashed the political event in his striking blue Caesar Flickerman wig in hopes of taking the stage and standing being Hillary Clinton's podium.

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Jon Stewart Tears into Donald Trump Supporters in Epic Late Show Takedown

Originally posted 07/22/2016 12:15PM

Those missing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show this election season were in for a treat on Thursday night, when the 53-year-old comedian appeared on pal Stephen Colbert's Late Show for an epic takedown of Donald Trump's supporters.

Reflecting on the commentary offered during the week's four-day Republican National Convention, Stewart attacked conservative pundits, saying that "those fighting to be included in the ideal of equality are not being divisive – those fighting to keep those people out are."

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UpdatePosted 07/20/2016 04:40PM

WATCH: Melania Trump Lampooned on Late Show over Plagiarized Speech by Laura Benanti

Originally posted 07/20/2016 10:30AM

When Tony winner Laura Benanti appeared on the The Late Show back in May, host Stephen Colbert pointed out that the brunette beauty was a dead ringer for Melania Trump.

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Stephen Colbert Responds to Rumors James Corden Will Take Over The Late Show: 'It Hurts'

Originally posted 07/20/2016 12:55PM

For 10 years, Stephen Colbert pulled no punches as his Colbert Report alter ego, but the talk show host has struggled to find his footing after taking over for David Letterman on The Late Show last fall.

Now, the actor and comedian facing down speculation that rising star James Corden might be a better man for the job.

Colbert, 52, admits he has had an emotional response talk he might be replaced by the 37-year-old Late Late Show host, whose popularity has exploded thanks to viral hits including "Carpool Karaoke."

"It hurts," Colbert tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm a human being. Yeah, I care."

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Stephen Colbert Takes a Hilarious Tour of the Republican National Convention Complex

Originally posted 07/19/2016 04:00PM

[YOUTUBE "WFjDBvRxcbM"] It's the 2016 Hungry for Power Games, and may the odds be ever in your favor – to laugh hysterically.

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