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Video: 'The Colbert Report' Ends With Star-Studded Sing-Along

December 19, 2014 02:12:08

It's the end of an era when "" wrapped up Thursday, December 18. welcomed his lifelong friend Grimmy as his final guest and it was revealed that he had accidentally killed the Grim Reaper, meaning he gained immortality.

When the show's back from a commercial break, he bid farewell. "I'm ending 'The Report' and I was gonna say goodbye, but now that I'll live forever, who knows," he said, before launching into a performance of "We'll Meet Again" with Randy Newman on the piano.


Video: Stephen Colbert Upsets Dragon Smaug of 'The Hobbit' on 'Colbert Report'

December 12, 2014 03:12:39

welcomed a special guest, a week before he bids farewell to his audience on "". The comedian interviewed the dragon Smaug of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" movies which, of course, appeared with the help of CGI and special effects.

The dragon, voiced by in the movies, talked about a lot of things from his reputation and the upcoming "". Insisting that he's the real dragon, he mocked Khaleesi's dragons on TV series "" and the Toothless of DreamWorks Animation's "".


'The Colbert Report' Enlists Seth Rogen, Kendrick Lamar and Grimmy as Final Guests

December 12, 2014 09:12:41

has announced the guests for the final episodes of "". The comedian, who will soon move to CBS, will end the Comedy Central show after a nine-year run with the Death.

The final week begins Monday, December 15 with as a guest to promote his new film "". will stop by Tuesday for an interview in addition to making a musical performance. Veteran and author Phil Klay will discuss his book "Redeployment", which earned him the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction, on Wednesday, and the final guest on Thursday will be Colbert's "colleague and lifelong friend, Grimmy" a.k.a. the Grim Reaper.


President Obama Takes Over Stephen Colbert's Seat on 'The Colbert Report'

December 09, 2014 02:12:55

President Barack Obama came to "" on Monday, December 8, three minutes earlier than had expected, to hijack the show. The POTUS said he decided to take a shot at Colbert's job as a host, so he sat behind the desk to deliver The Word segment which he renamed The Decree to make it sound more presidential.

In the segment, Obama read the lines prepared for Colbert, "Nation, as you know, I, Stephen Colbert, have never cared for our president. The guy is so arrogant I bet he talks about himself in the third person."


Stephen Colbert Reunites With Jon Stewart on 'The Colbert Report'

November 22, 2014 11:11:39

reunited with his former "Daily Show" boss, , whom he called his "friend and nemesis" on "" on Thursday night, November 20. Jon appeared on the show to promote his new movie "".

During an interview, Stephen expressed his jealousy on Jon's directorial and screenwriting debut, saying, "It's a beautiful film, and that offends me. Why is it that you can do your show...and you do it well, and now you're doing something else well?" He added, "You have to stay in your gestation crate. You're not allowed to move out of your crate."


Stephen Colbert Announces End Date of 'The Colbert Report'

October 31, 2014 02:10:37

The date for the final "Colbert Report" show has been set. announced on his show Thursday, October 30 that he would make his last appearance as the host of the Comedy Central late-night satirical program on Thursday, December 18.

The comedian made the announcement while promoting the paperback release of his book "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't". "Stephen Colbert, the guy you've seen here every night for nine years will be gone. All you'll have left of me is this book," he said. "So pick up America Again in paperback for a loved one. Or for a hated one. Go to your local independent book store, because I have a longtime war against Amazon, and I will never relent. Or - buy it on Amazon, because, you know, just buy it."


Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance on 'The Colbert Report'

August 06, 2014 03:08:16

Hillary Clinton made an unannounced visit to "" on Tuesday night, August 5. The segment began with commenting on her new book "Hard Choices", which chronicled her four years as secretary of state.

"Here is the Colbert review: This book is 656 pages of shameless name dropping," the soon-to-be "Late Night" successor said of the book which mentioned Clinton's meetings with important persons from Tanzania's prime minister to . The former First Lady then popped out from backstage and the crowd began chanting her name, while Colbert showed expression of surprise.


Video: Stephen Colbert Urges His Viewers to Boycott Amazon

June 06, 2014 10:06:44

declares a war against Amazon, which is currently in a battle with his publisher Hachette. On Wednesday night, June 4 on his Comedy Central show, he said, "I'm not just mad at Amazon. I'm Mad Prime," because "Amazon...is deterring customers from buying books by Stephen Colbert."

Quoting various news reports, he pointed out that Amazon had been accused of using different tactics, such as raising prices and delaying shipment, to "quietly discourage customers from buying books by Hachette book group." He got a package for Amazon and opened the box, which he said from him and fellow Hachette authors J.K. Rowling and Malcolm Gladwell, to reveal his middle finger.


Video: Stephen Colbert Marries Couple Whose Wedding Ruined by Government Shutdown

October 05, 2013 12:10:22

has saved a couple's wedding, which was scratched by the American government shutdown. The TV host, who is a real-life ordained minister since 2011, officiated the wedding of Mike Cassesso and Mailien Le, who initially planned to tie the knot at the Jefferson Memorial, on "" Thursday, October 3.

Dubbed the 2013 Government Shutdown Wedding of the Century, the TV wedding lasted for less than 15 minutes and was divided into two segments. Colbert threw brief bachelor and bachelorette parties and brought national park icon Smokey Bear to stand in for the best man who couldn't make it for the TV wedding.


Video: Stephen Colbert Wants Jon Stewart to Be Upset About His Emmy Wins

September 26, 2013 12:09:12

celebrated his Emmy wins on a Tuesday, September 24 episode of "". Showing off his two Emmy trophies, he apologized for thanking everyone but forgetting to thank himself during his acceptance speech.

"I don't know what I was thinking. Cause I am the only one who does this show," Colbert said. "I am the one who achieved this! Without the help of any of these incredibly talented and attractive people!"


Video: Stephen Colbert Returns to 'Colbert Report', Pays Tribute to Late Mother

June 21, 2013 08:06:14

had praised his mother several times on his show and he once again showed his admiration to her on his first day back on "" after a week hiatus following her death. The comedian dedicated three minutes of the Wednesday, June 19 episode to share a story of his mother's childhood, her dedication to her family and her faith in God.

"Now if you watch this show, and you like this show, it's because everybody who works here and I'm lucky to be one of them," Colbert opened the show, holding back tears while delivering the moving tribute. "But when you watch the show, if you also like me, that's because of my mom. So before we start the show again, I'd like to tell you a little bit about her."


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