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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 

Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
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Stephen Colbert ...  Himself - Host / ... 852 episodes, 2015-2019
Jonathan Batiste ...  Himself - Musical Director / ... 850 episodes, 2015-2019
Stay Human ...  Themselves - House Band / ... 850 episodes, 2015-2019
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

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USA

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English

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8 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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The Ed Sullivan Theater (where the show is taped) underwent an extensive renovation during the time between David Letterman's retirement and Stephen Colbert's debut as host of the Late Show. In addition to the talk show set receiving an overhaul, several architectural features of the theater were restored. The theater's ornate domed ceiling, which had been hidden behind air ducts and sound buffers, was uncovered, and the ornate stained-glass windows, which had been removed and placed in storage during the Letterman era, were re-installed. See more »

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Jon Stewart: [after Stephen tells him who the 2016 Republican presidential candidate is] The guy from "The Apprentice"?
Stephen Colbert: Yep.
Jon Stewart: The guy who did a McDonald's commercial with the Grimace.
Stephen Colbert: Same guy.
Jon Stewart: The guy who filed for bankruptcy in 1991.
Stephen Colbert: And '92.
Jon Stewart: And 2004.
Stephen Colbert: And 2009.
Jon Stewart: THAT guy.
Stephen Colbert: Yes.
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A spin and satire on politics.
11 February 2018 | by blanbrnSee all my reviews

I'm from the old late night school liking Carson and Leno and even putting up with Letterman and now my favorite is Fallon however from time to time I tune to "CBS" if Colbert has a good guest. And true he is a pretty good interviewer and talker and can be funny, his show is to much of a spin and political satire. His jokes and skits are often crude and rude somewhat of a mock style as his take and spin on the world is a very negative view of Trump. Still he has guts and courage and isn't scared to speak his mind as it's a clear view Stephen is a die hard liberal. So if your up give it a watch for the latest spin on political news and if you want a good laugh watch "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" it will entertain, educate, and inform you!


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