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  • Late-night churn: The 'real' Colbert will follow Letterman

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, April 14: When David Letterman announced that 2015 would be his final year hosting his long-running CBS late-night television show, it signaled not just the end of Stupid Pet...
  • Term limits drive is unconstitutional

    Term limits drive is unconstitutional
    In one of the more memorable scenes in the 1971 comedy "Bananas," Woody Allen's character Fielding Mellish is perusing the magazine rack at a small store. He's trying to sneak peeks at the erotic fare in a way that avoids the notice of a matronly woman at...
  • Conan O'Brien lauds choice of Stephen Colbert as new 'Late Show' host

    Conan O'Brien lauds choice of Stephen Colbert as new 'Late Show' host
    Conan O’Brien is playing nice in late-night land. The comedian and former host of “The Tonight Show” praised the choice of Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on the “Late Show” in 2015. Colbert’s brand of wit,...
  • 'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies

    'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies
    Comedy Central TV host Daniel Tosh took to Twitter to remember John Winkler, the aspiring TV producer mistakenly killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies this week. Winkler worked as a temporary production assistant on Tosh's show, "Tosh.0"...
  • CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013

    CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck. Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
  • CBS' Leslie Moonves paid $67 million in 2013; Redstone gets $57 million

    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation. The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
  • CBS should've hired the other 'Stephen Colbert' to replace Letterman

    After much speculation about who would take over for David Letterman on the "Late Show" after he retires next year, CBS announced Thursday that it will be Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert. That's a disappointing choice. What we need in a late-night host...
  • Can 'God's Not Dead' relive its early success this weekend?

    Can 'God's Not Dead' relive its early success this weekend?
    Preaching to the choir may not impress movie critics, but it seems to work at the box office, if the success of the micro-budget Christian movie "God's Not Dead" is any indication. The indie film about a college student who debates his atheist professor...
  • Stephen Colbert: Best moments from his cable years

    Sometime next year, Stephen Colbert will ascend from the world of basic cable into the vaunted heavens of network broadcast when he takes over the CBS late night spot from David Letterman. While he surely has years and years of great TV moments ahead of...
  • Q&A with stand-up comic and author Jim Gaffigan

    Author of The New York Times best-seller "Dad Is Fat," Jim Gaffigan is more than a popular stand-up comic. He earned critical acclaim on Broadway in "That Championship Season." At 47, he is the father of five children who provide fodder for the stand-up...
  • Stephen Colbert 'Only Logical Successor' for Letterman, Leslie Moonves Says

    CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves considers Stephen Colbert the "only logical successor" for David Letterman on the "Late Show." In an interview with "CBS This Morning," Moonves said Colbert stood out from the sea of talent vying for the coveted seat. "It...