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Stephen Colbert to air live after Donald Trump – Hillary Clinton presidential debates

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Stephen Colbert, who capitalized on the political conventions with live airings of his late-night show, will do the same for the presidential and vice presidential debates. “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will air live on CBS after the scheduled Sept. 26 and Oct. 19 debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and following the Tim Kaine–Mike Pence debate Oct. 4, the network said Wednesday. Colbert, who is in his first-season transition from his Comedy Central series “The Colbert Report,”…

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Unmasked, Stephen Colbert debuts tonight hosting ‘Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street. Having split from cheeky Comedy Central a few blocks away, he will now hold court at old-guard CBS. He will inherit the theater, time slot and series title (though with an added “The”) owned for 22 years by David Letterman. Little wonder that Colbert’s disciples — his erstwhile Colbert Nation — wait anxiously to see what “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” will be…

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Vampire Weekend stops by The Colbert Report

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Apparently, beneath Stephen Colbert’s hilariously iron-fisted exterior lies the heart of a trendy, middle-class 20something. That or he just really knows his demographic. Either way, the titan of truthiness has been on his game of late, inviting some choice indie acts to perform on The Colbert Report — The Mountain Goats, T.V. On the Radio, and The Hold Steady, to name a few . Last night was no exception when Vampire Weekend stopped by to promote their latest effort, Contra, and perform “Holiday”…

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