| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Satirical TV host Stephen Colbert is catching criticism after a "racist" tweet was sent from the official "The Colbert Report" Twitter account.
The @ColbertReport handle, which is run by Comedy Central, tweeted a joke from one of Colbert's skits on...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode.
• On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Former "The Daily Show" executive producer Rory Albanese has been tapped as an executive producer of "The Daily Show" spin-off "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore," Comedy Central announced Wednesday.
Albanese had previously worked on "The Daily...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Edan Lepucki appeared on "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night to talk about her debut novel, "California," and thank Colbert and his fans for getting it onto bestseller lists.
"Thank you Colbert Nation for buying my book and reading it," she said. "I'm...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series
"Breaking Bad" (AMC)
"Downton Abbey" (PBS)
"Game of Thrones" (HBO)
"House of Cards" (Netflix)
"Mad Men" (AMC)
"True Detective" (HBO)
"The Big Bang Theory"...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:44 AM
If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America.
Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Moving downward from the shoulder, the arms of Neil Shubin, fish paleontologist, are built like this: one bone, two bones, lots of bones, digits.
The same is true for a bird's wing, a leopard's forward leg and the front fins of Tiktaalik, the ancient...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Papa Bear is angry -- and Stephen Colbert is the target.
Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, the No. 1-rated host in cable news, has gone on the warpath against Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, whom he slammed as a "deceiver" who is damaging America.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of CBS' "The Late Show."
The network's official Twitter account broke the news Thursday, shortly before CBS sent out an official announcement.
The Second City alum and former Chicago resident Colbert...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:52 AM
With the news that Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as host of “The Late Show,” the inevitable question from moviedom is: What does this mean for us?
Studios and personal publicists have long figured out how to handle Letterman,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Stephen Colbert's "Colbert Report" has never been the most comfortable place for Hollywood stars to promote their movies, given the somewhat niche audience and Colbert's own purposefully bombastic, playfully antagonistic persona.
But now that Colbert is...