VIDEO: Dolly Parton, Stephen Colbert Perform Duet on THE COLBERT REPORT
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On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, legendary singer Dolly Parton and show host Stephen Colbert performed the title track off her 14th solo studio album, "Love Is Like a Butterfly." Check out the duet below!
Political humorist Stephen Colbert, a former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart hosts THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central. The show is a spin-off from and counterpart to The Daily Show that comments on politics and the media in a similar way. It satirizes conservative personality-driven political pundit programs, particularly Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor. The show focuses on a fictional anchorman character named Stephen Colbert, played by his real-life namesake. The character, described by Colbert as a "well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot", is a caricature of televised political pundits.
The Colbert Report has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards each in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, two Television Critics Association Awards Awards, and two Satellite Awards. It has been presented as non-satirical journalism in several instances, by the Tom DeLay Legal Defense Trust, and following Robert Wexler's interview on the program. The Report received considerable media coverage following its debut on October 17, 2005, for Colbert's coining of the term "truthiness", which dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster named its 2006 Word of the Year.