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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...
  • Jon Batiste named bandleader of CBS' new Colbert 'Late Show'

    Stephen Colbert (kohl-BEHR') is ready to strike up the band with musician Jon Batiste as his "Late Show" bandleader. Colbert made the announcement of Batiste on Thursday, saying his music "makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a 'Do Not...
  • Stephen Colbert priming the pump for 'Late Show'

    Stephen Colbert's version of CBS' "Late Show" doesn't begin on television until September, but he's starting to make an online presence felt. He launched the show's new website, ColbertLateShow.com, and accounts on various social media outlets on...
  • Stephen Colbert hints at what to expect from his 'Late Show'

    Stephen Colbert hints at what to expect from his 'Late Show'
    Who is the real Stephen Colbert?  It's the question on everyone's mind -- including Colbert's -- as he prepares to take over "The Late Show."  The comedian made an appearance at CBS' upfront presentation to advertisers Wednesday at Carnegie Hall, ...
  • 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...
  • Auction of Stephen Colbert's desk helps raise $800K for South Carolina schools

    Auction of Stephen Colbert's desk helps raise $800K for South Carolina schools
    Money from the auction of the desk and set of "The Colbert Report" will help thousands of school kids in comedian Stephen Colbert's native South Carolina. Colbert announced on Thursday that, along with donations from Share Fair Nation and ScanSource,...
  • 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...