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  • Watch Tweedy Perform "Low Key" and "World Away" on "The Colbert Report"

    Watch Tweedy Perform "Low Key" and "World Away" on "The Colbert Report"
    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, his 18-year-old son Spencer and their band, who collectively go by the name Tweedy, appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night to perform "Low Key" and "World Away." The two songs appear on the new album "Sukierae," which was...
  • Satirical knives ready to carve up presidential candidates

    Satirical knives ready to carve up presidential candidates
    I was feeling pretty bad about the state of political satire on TV until I saw Kate McKinnon of "Saturday Night Live" mock Hillary Clinton last week on the eve of the former secretary of state's presidential announcement. Practicing her announcement...
  • Jon Stewart: Who will follow him?

    UPDATED: In the history of late-night television, Jon Stewart stands as a true innovator, and his run is coming to an end. He announced Tuesday night that he will be leaving "The Daily Show" after 17 years. "It is time for someone else," he said. ...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

    Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central
    With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central. The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...
  • Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    Less than two months after the departure of Stephen Colbert and the "The Colbert Report" and three weeks following the premiere of Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show," Jon Stewart, the man whose success made those shows possible, announced his retirement...
  • Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

    Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show' this year
     Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday. His departure was announced by Comedy Central...
  • Retired Smithsonian director leads search for Bethlehem museum

    Brent Glass' long career in the history business has brought him face to face with first lady Michelle Obama when she donated her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History. He's worked with treasured American relics like...
  • Craig Ferguson salutes greatest finale ever

    Stephen Colbert ended "The Colbert Report" on Thursday with a group sing, a sleigh ride with Santa and a conversation with Alex Trebek. Craig Ferguson left "The Late Late Show" on Friday by paying tribute to the greatest TV finale ever: "Newhart."...
  • 'Voice,' 'Survivor,' Colbert offer finales

    'Voice,' 'Survivor,' Colbert offer finales
    TV is not taking time off for the holidays this week. Michael Bublé and Jim Parsons headline specials while "The Voice," "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" name winners, and Stephen Colbert and Craig Ferguson depart their talk shows. "Big Bang Theory"...
  • David Letterman offers final Christmas show

    It's a big week in late night. Stephen Colbert concludes "The Colbert Report" on Thursday with the Grim Reaper as the last guest. Craig Ferguson departs "The Late Late Show" on Friday with Jay Leno as the final guest. And David Letterman delivers his...