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Late-Night Hosts React to “Incomprehensible” Overturning of Roe v. Wade

At the top of each of their late night shows, hosts James Corden, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert took a moment to address the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. In a taping filmed outside the U.K. Parliament, the Late Late Show’s […]

Stephen Colbert Addresses Arrest of Triumph and Crew at U.S. Capitol: “This Was First-Degree Puppetry”

On CBS’ Late Show Monday, Stephen Colbert addressed the arrests of members of his production team at a U.S. Capitol office building last week. Among those arrested was Robert Smigel, the longtime Saturday Night Live and Late Night writer who has appeared on Colbert’s show in character as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog on a […]

‘Late Show’ Staffers Arrested for Unlawful Entry at U.S. Capitol After Taping Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Skit

A number of people working for CBS’ Late Show With Stephen Colbert were arrested Thursday night at a U.S Capitol office building after taping a skit involving Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Among those arrested was Robert Smigel, the former Saturday Night Live and Late Night With Conan O’Brien writer […]

Josh Brolin Refuses to Believe Stephen Colbert Has Never Seen ‘Goonies’: “That’s So Sad”

It appears that Stephen Colbert didn’t quite do his homework before his recent chat with Josh Brolin. Brolin appeared on Thursday’s episode of The Late Show, where he answered a series of rapid-fire questions referred to as the Colbert Questionnaire. One of the questions was, “What do you think happens when we die?” which spurred […]

James Corden Delivers Emotional Speech After Texas School Shooting: “I Don’t Know What Has to Happen to Change Things Here”

James Corden and Stephen Colbert, like many of the network late night hosts, had already taped their shows Tuesday when news broke of the Texas elementary school shooting that has so far left 19 kids dead. But both took a few minutes on each program to address the tragedy. Standing in front of a dimly […]

New Zealand Leader Jacinda Ardern Talks Gun Control on ‘Late Show’: “We Saw Something That Wasn’t Right and We Acted on It”

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addressed Tuesday’s deadly mass shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas, offering insight on how her country responded with a stricter gun control law in the wake of the 2019 Christchurch mosque massacre when a gunman murdered 51 people. Host Stephen Colbert asked Ardern, who was a guest on […]

Sebastian Stan Discusses ‘Pam & Tommy’ Talking Penis: “It’s Actually a Very Sweet Scene”

Sebastian Stan is still fielding questions about a certain talking appendage from his recent Hulu series, Pam & Tommy. During a visit to The Late Show on Friday, host Stephen Colbert asked about the show that focuses on Tommy Lee (Stan) and Pamela Anderson (Lily James). Specifically, Colbert wanted to know about a scene from […]

‘The Late Show’ Pauses Taping New Episodes as Stephen Colbert Experiences Possible COVID-19 “Recurrence”

The Late Show is hitting pause again, while host Stephen Colbert deals with what may be a “recurrence” of COVID-19. The official Twitter account for the CBS show tweeted on Monday: “Stephen is experiencing symptoms consistent with a recurrence of COVID. Out of an abundance of caution for his staff, guests, and audience, he will […]

Stephen Colbert Updates Viewers on “Not Fun” Experience With COVID-19

Stephen Colbert returned to CBS’ Late Show on Monday night after having COVID-19, which, he told the audience, despite being “fully vaxxed and boosted,” was “no fun.” Colbert announced he tested positive on April 21, forcing the cancellation of that night’s show. The Late Show had a planned week off from taping new episodes last […]

Stephen Colbert Tests Positive for COVID-19, Upcoming ‘Late Show’ Episode Canceled

Stephen Colbert announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. “Yep! I tested positive for Covid, but basically, I’m feeling fine — grateful to be vaxxed and boosted,” he wrote on Twitter on Thursday. “Thank you for the well wishes.” Colbert also quipped about Ozark star Jason Bateman, who was expected to appear on the […]

Stephen Colbert Gives Heartfelt Send-Off to Chris Licht, Praises His “Tenacity in the Face of Opposition”

Stephen Colbert wished farewell to his showrunner Chris Licht, who has officially been tapped to replace Jeff Zucker as chairman and CEO of CNN Global. “Our own Chris Licht, right over there at that podium, is leaving this show to take over CNN,” began Colbert on The Late Show, using the moment to drop his […]

24 of Hollywood’s Best Presidents in Movies and TV

From Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln to Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, Presidents Day provides an opportunity to revisit some of Hollywood's best presidential performances on the big and small screen.