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The Colbert Report

Series Summary
Political satirist Stephen Colbert takes on cable-news pundits in this show, which centers around his essential rightness about the issues of the day. Colbert portrays a caricature of conservative political pundits often seen on TV. The show is known for coming up with new words that enter the lexicon, perhaps most notably "truthiness."

Air Dates: 2005 - 2016

Genres: Talk, Comedy, Interview

Network: COMEDY

  • Season 11, Ep. 40 : Grimmy Dec 18, 2014

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    Grimmy, Stephen's colleague and lifelong friend.

  • Season 11, Ep. 39 : Phil Klay Dec 17, 2014

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    Author Phil Klay.

  • Season 11, Ep. 38 : Kendrick Lamar Dec 16, 2014

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    Hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar.

  • Season 11, Ep. 37 : Seth Rogen Dec 15, 2014

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    Actor Seth Rogen.

  • Season 11, Ep. 36 : Special Guest From The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies Dec 11, 2014

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    Special guest from "The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies."

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • It's got a way to go to become a polished program, but made a very solid and affable first impression. show more

  • When it is clicking, The Colbert Report is Countdown on mescaline -- occasionally brilliant, occasionally loopy, definitely entertaining. show more

  • Unlike Daily anchorman Jon Stewart, he's not only ridiculing the headlines but mocking himself. This is closer to acting than comedy, and it may be tougher. But Stephen Colbert is a great American and deserves our support. And suppore. [7 Nov 2005, p.41] show more

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