05:17 PM EDT 06/23/2015
Stephen Colbert Goes All-Out Cowboy for Surprise Tribute to Toby Keith at Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala
Originally posted 06/19/2015 12:05PM
Stephen Colbert swapped his suit for a cowboy hat for a special performance at the Songwriters Hall of Fame annual event Thursday night.
The television host, 51, paid tribute to country-singer pal Toby Keith before inducting him at the 46th Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York City.
Originally posted 06/17/2015 01:00AM
[YOUTUBE "OFVC3qYGYiE"] Welcome back, Stephen Colbert, we've missed you.
There's still three months to go till Colbert takes over hosting The Late Show on CBS, but the former Colbert Report host couldn't wait to skewer Donald Trump in the wake of the businessman's announcement that he's running for president in 2016.
In a video posted on CBS Tuesday, Colbert, who sported an oversize comb-over, was wheeled up to a podium in "a giant human trashcan," and in his best booming Trump-like voice made a rambling, hilarious speech.
Originally posted 06/08/2015 04:05PM
"I remember getting that first laugh and being like, 'Holy crap, I want people to laugh at me again – I need them to laugh!' " Williams, 25, says of her entrance into sketch comedy in high school.
Originally posted 06/03/2015 07:35PM
[YOUTUBE "rFtam2eAkfo"] After a long winter hibernation, Stephen Colbert has returned to us. And while he brought his Colbeard with him, you should take one last look at it while you can.
Joking that "CBS is making me shave it off because Tom Selleck's mustache has a non-compete clause," Colbert, 51, slowly buzzes off his beard in the video, going from liberal arts professor to "un-Hitler" to Amish to "half-Wolverine." It's all in preparation for him taking over hosting duties on The Late Show in September.
Originally posted 05/14/2015 02:35AM
He doesn't step into his role as host of the Late Show until Sept. 8, but a clean-shaven Stephen Colbert proved he's the man for the job as he entertained advertisers at Wednesday's CBS upfront presentation in New York City
"You want young eyeballs and not just the kind Rupert Murdoch buys on the black market," he joked on stage at Carnegie Hall.
Originally posted 05/13/2015 10:00PM
There's a new girl in town who's crashing the boys' club. And she's not afraid to make jokes about your private parts.
Former Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee is getting a late-night talk show on TBS, and she hits the ground running with this amusingly crass promo – first revealed Wednesday at Turner's Upfronts presentation in New York.
Originally posted 05/08/2015 04:15PM
South Carolina native Stephen Colbert is giving back to his state in an amazing way.
The new Late Show host announced on Thursday that he will fund every grant request South Carolina public school teachers have placed on crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org, USA Today reports.
Originally posted 04/29/2015 10:40AM
The landscape of late night has inarguably changed since David Letterman began hosting Late Night in 1982 and then Late Show in 1993, but he's not ending his 33-year run on a bitter note.
In an interview with The New York Times, Letterman, 68, is not upset about how the format he helped create has changed so drastically with the entry of energetic, Internet-savvy hosts like Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon.
"They didn't push me out," he said. "I'm 68. If I was 38, I'd probably still be wanting to do the show," Letterman added, going on to say that the format – "an older guy in a suit" – certainly still seemed "viable" when Jay Leno was still on late night. However, after Leno left The Tonight Show last year, Letterman was suddenly "surrounded by Jimmys," he told the Times.
Originally posted 03/12/2015 12:45PM
Chicago's Second City comedy group has long been an incubator for young comedians. Many famous funny people have come up through its ranks, including Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jane Lynch and the now-Oscar-nominated actor Steve Carell.
Originally posted 03/09/2015 05:45PM
A priest walks into Mindy Lahiri's apartment ...
That's essentially the setup of a deleted scene from Tuesday night's Mindy Project, on which Stephen Colbert guests as "hot as hell" Father Michael O'Donnell.
Creator/leading lady Mindy Kaling shared a clip from the show on Instagram, explaining it ended up on the cutting room floor "because we never got through it."
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