Stephen Colbert News

Stephen Colbert Helps Debut Authors in Amazon War
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Author Stephen Colbert is crusading against Amazon and the negotiating tactics with the publisher Hachette. He has published “The Colbert Report” which encourages people to preorder books from independent booksellers. (more...)

BREAKING: CBS & Gov Cuomo Announce LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT to Remain in NYC!
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation, today announced that the LATE SHOW with Stephen Colbert will remain in New York (more...)

Melinda Buckley's MOTHER Set for FringeNYC, 8/16-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

MB Associates in association with the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC presents MOTHER, a new solo play by Broadway performer, choreographer and comedienne Melinda Buckley. Christine Renee Miller directs five performances from August 16-23, 2014 at Venue #5: The Celebration of Whimsy aka The C.O.W., 21 Clinton Street (between Houston and Stanton) in NYC. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Addresses Malaysia Airlines Tragedy & Middle East Cease-Fire on COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Stephen Colbert opened last night's THE COLBERT REPORT with a heartfelt tribute to the victims of a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 passengers which was struck down by a missile. (more...)

CBS May Replace CRAIG FERGUSON with Political Talk Show
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler surprised everyone at the network's Television Critics Association session,revealing that the show may not necessarily take the comedy route. (more...)

VIDEO: Marvel's Joe Quesada Denies COLBERT Job as Next Captain America!
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT, Marvel's Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada explains that Captain America's days are numbered, which leads to exciting news for Stephen, or so he thinks! (more...)

Marvel to Announce 'All-New Era' of Classic Super Heroes on Tonight's THE COLBERT REPORT
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Marvel revealed that Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada will appear on The Colbert Report on Wednesday, July 16th, at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT to announce 'an all-new comic book title and all-new era for one of Marvel's most classic Super Heroes.' (more...)

MYTHBUSTERS: BEHIND THE MYTHS Adds Second Performance at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that a 3:00 p.m. performance of the all-new live show MythBusters: Behind the Myths will be added on December 6, 2014 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph). Starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters," Mythbusters: Behind the Myths will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre December 6 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Recaps The World Cup on THE COLBERT REPORT
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, Stephen looks back on the 2014 World Cup and Team USA's thrilling series of winning, tying and losing. Check out the clip below! (more...)

Improv Club Is On at the Bedford RSL Club, July 25 & Aug 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The first rule of Improv Club is entertainment -- and the second rule is making sure you know it's on July 25 and August 29 at the Bedford RSL Club. (more...)

COMEDY CENTRAL Honored with a Record 21 Primetime EMMY Awards
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Comedy Central earned a record 21 nominations in the 2013-2014 Primetime Emmy Awards competition with seven individual series receiving nominations (more...)

VIDEO: Paul Rudd Talks New Comedy 'They Came Together' on COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Paul Rudd stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT to chat about his new movie 'They Came Together' and its satirical take on romantic comedies. (more...)

VIDEO: Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie', 'Sopranos' & More on COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Edie Falco stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central to chat about her role on Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and reflect on the motivations of her character in HBO's 'The Sopranos.' (more...)

VIDEO: John Green Reveals Writing THE FAULT IN OUR STARS Made Him Cry Daily
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

John Green, author of the best-selling novel THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, revealed that writing the book, about two teens which cancer, even made him cry. (more...)

VIDEO: Press Secretary Jay Carney Says Press Briefing Has Become More Like Theater on COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

White House press secretary, Jay Carney stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central and shared that he feels the traditional daily press briefing has become more like theater than a forum to deliver information. (more...)

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub with Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret, Latrell!, Julie Klausner, New Alternatives and More, Beg. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub at the Public with performers including: No Hope Productions Presents SIREN/KINGS, Martha Graham CRACKER CABARET, Champagne Jerry, LATRELL! LATRELL! JACKSON IS NOT ANGELA BASSETT, Julie Klausner CABARET SITUATION, Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments, Voices for Homeless LGBTQ Youth: A Benefit for New Alternatives, BROWN GIRLS BURLESQUE, and more! (more...)

This Week at Joe's Pub, June 18-29: Cristin Milioti, Make Music New York, Julie Klausner, Karsh Kale, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014


The Second City Opens HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER Tonight, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

From Chicago's legendary sketch comedy theatre The Second City comes the smart, cutting edge revue,Happily Ever Laughter, presented at Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, today, June 13 and Saturday, June 14 at 8 p.m. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives and scenes pulled from the morning headlines,Happily Ever Laughter features some of the best sketches, songs and improvisation from The Second City's 53-year history. The Second City continues to deliver hilarious, satirical revues as the leading voices in comedy while touring the globe. (more...)

VIDEO: Director John Walters Shares Hitchhiking Stories & More on COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Director John Waters stopped by last night's COLBERT REPORT and pondered being the oddest figure in American culture. He also shares hitchhiking stories from his memoir 'Carsick.' (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Croons for the NY Rangers on COLBERT REPORT
by - Jun 11, 2014

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, a scientist weighs in on the possibility of a robot uprising, Stephen croons for the New York Rangers, and John Waters chats about his hitchhiking adventure. (more...)

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