VIDEO: COLBERT Tackles Beyonce's 'Lip-Gate' on Last Night's Show
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December 18, 2014
On last night's The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, host Stephen Colbert tackled the brewing controversy over Beyonce's 'Lip-Gate.' According to Colbert, America was led to believe that Beyonce had delivered the most stirring rendition of the national anthem since Francis Scott Key sang it at the first Super Bowl. Check out his thoughts on the issue below!
Also on last night's show, an Ohio school arms its janitors, The Atlasphere helps Ayn Rand lovers find love, and Florida addresses its python problem. And Colbert names the Alpha Dog of the Week - Virginia State Senate Republicans who push a redrawn state political map past Democrats by introducing it on a day when one Democrat was off attending Obama's inauguration.
Stephen Colbert is the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central as well as an accomplished author and actor. Recently, Colbert starred as Harry in the New York Philharmonic presentation of Stephen Sondheim's "Company" along with Jon Cryer, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, Patti LuPone and Martha Plimpton, among others. The performances were held at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City from April 7-9, 2011.
"The Colbert Report" launched on October 17, 2005 and has garnered ratings and critical success as one of the top shows on television. Since its inception, the series has received a prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting in 2008 and 18 Primetime Emmy nominations. In 2010, Colbert and his writing team won the show's second Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program.