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Stephen Colbert to visit Letterman's 'Late Show'

Stephen Colbert to visit Letterman's 'Late Show'

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- David Letterman's successor will appear on the show as a guest next Tuesday.
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Rush Limbaugh says CBS has declared 'war on America' with Stephen Colbert

Rush Limbaugh says CBS has declared 'war on America' with Stephen Colbert

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Rush Limbaugh is really, really unhappy that CBS has chosen Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on the "Late Show."
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'The Colbert Report' announces end date as Stephen Colbert moves to 'Late Show'

'The Colbert Report' announces end date as Stephen Colbert moves to 'Late Show'

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- "The Colbert Report" and Stephen Colbert's conservative character are coming to an end.
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Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman, CBS announces

Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman, CBS announces

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- CBS television network announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as the host of "Late Show."
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Jon Stewart says he supports Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman

Jon Stewart says he supports Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart says he thinks Stephen Colbert is the best replacement for David Letterman.
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Sources say Stephen Colbert is CBS's top choice to replace David Letterman

Sources say Stephen Colbert is CBS's top choice to replace David Letterman

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Sources say Stephen Colbert is CBS network's top choice to replace David Letterman.
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Stephen Colbert says 'I'm still here' after Asian joke controversy

Stephen Colbert says 'I'm still here' after Asian joke controversy

April 1 (UPI) -- Stephen Colbert let fans know Monday night that he is still around after the #CancelColbert campaign that followed an Asian joke controversy on Twitter.
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Fans decry Stephen Colbert Asian joke as racist

Fans decry Stephen Colbert Asian joke as racist

March 28 (UPI) -- Steven Colbert tweets "#CancelColbert" in solidarity with fans over his own "racist" Asian joke taken out of context.
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'Modern Family' star Ty Burrell plays dog scientist in 'Peabody'

'Modern Family' star Ty Burrell plays dog scientist in 'Peabody'

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- "Modern Family" star Ty Burrell says one of the most fun and exciting moments of his career was seeing his animated Hollywood film "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" after it was complete.
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Jeff Goldblum, Stephen Colbert compare 'Grand Budapest Hotel' to meat cake

Jeff Goldblum, Stephen Colbert compare 'Grand Budapest Hotel' to meat cake

NEW, March 1 (UPI) -- Stephen Colbert says "Grand Budapest Hotel" looks like a "Cake Boss" cake.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Bill Clinton wants to know why George W. Bush isn't on Twitter

Bill Clinton wants to know why George W. Bush isn't on Twitter

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Bill Clinton's Presidents Day message to George W. Bush included a gentle ribbing about his Twitter use.
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'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' premiere seen by 11.3M viewers

'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' premiere seen by 11.3M viewers

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Monday's series premiere of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in New York was watched by 11.3 million viewers, NBC said Tuesday.
'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.
Joel McHale to host the White House Correspondents Dinner

Joel McHale to host the White House Correspondents Dinner

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Joel McHale is to serve as host of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington this spring, organizers announced Friday.
Hollande, Obama toast at White House state dinner after long day

Hollande, Obama toast at White House state dinner after long day

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande was the guest of honor at a state dinner Tuesday after meeting with President Obama and other U.S. leaders.
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Stephen Tyrone Colbert ( /koʊlˈbɛər/ or /ˈkoʊlbərt/; born May 13, 1964) is an American political satirist, writer, comedian, television host, and actor. He is the host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, a satirical news show in which Colbert portrays a caricatured version of conservative political pundits.

Colbert originally studied to be an actor, but became interested in improvisational theatre when he met famed Second City director Del Close while attending Northwestern University. He first performed professionally as an understudy for Steve Carell at Second City Chicago; among his troupe mates were comedians Paul Dinello and Amy Sedaris, with whom he developed the critically acclaimed sketch comedy series Exit 57.

Colbert also wrote and performed on the short-lived Dana Carvey Show before collaborating with Sedaris and Dinello again on the cult television series Strangers with Candy. He gained considerable attention for his role on the latter as closeted gay history teacher Chuck Noblet. It was his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central's news-parody series The Daily Show, however, that first introduced him to a wide audience.

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