VIDEO: King Richard III Honored on Last Night's THE COLBERT REPORT
There's a new way to donate to charity, Stephen honors an improbable hero, King Richard III has been found underneath a supermarket, which explains why his famous last words were "My kingdom for a Hot Pocket!" and patrons vote on which charity should receive a bar's proceeds, and CBS turns America's unemployment problem into America's entertainment solution. Check out clips from last night's show below!
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.
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