Mail.com: Stephen Colbert https://www.mail.com/people/8286-stephen-colbert.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Stephen Colbert https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/people/8286-stephen-colbert.html Think you've seen this on TV before? You're right https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5207616-think-youve-this-tv-before-youre.html NEW YORK (AP) — As broadcast networks rolled out their plans for next season this past week, those watching could be forgiven for pulling out phones and checking the calendar. There's the cast of NBC's "Will & Grace," ready to return. The folks at "Roseanne" are back on the couch. "Dynasty" and "S.W.A.T." are coming back with new actors, the latter settling in to a CBS lineu... Fri, 19 May 2017 18:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5207616-think-youve-this-tv-before-youre.html 2017-05-19T18:08:00Z CBS pairs 'Big Bang' & spin-off; O'Brien re-ups with TBS https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5199886-cbs-pairs-big-bang-spin-off-obrien-re-ups-with-tbs.html NEW YORK (AP) — "Young Sheldon" and his grown-up version on "The Big Bang Theory" will be paired on CBS' Thursday night schedule this fall. The "Big Bang" spinoff, centered on star Jim Parsons' character as a precocious 9-year-old Texas high school student, is one of eight new series coming to CBS in the 2017-18 season, the network announced Wednesday. ... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5199886-cbs-pairs-big-bang-spin-off-obrien-re-ups-with-tbs.html 2017-05-17T22:58:00Z Fox's beauty pageant flops; CBS ratings look pretty all week https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197986-foxs-beauty-pageant-flops-cbs-ratings-pretty-week.html NEW YORK (AP) — Some say "beauty is as beauty does." On Sunday, "The Miss USA Pageant" with its bevy of beauties, didn't do it for Fox. It delivered a pretty low 3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. To make matters worse, that was a significant decline from last year, when Fox first aired it, which itself marked an audience erosion from 2014, NBC's la... Tue, 16 May 2017 19:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197986-foxs-beauty-pageant-flops-cbs-ratings-pretty-week.html 2017-05-16T19:23:00Z Colbert gleefully responds 'I won' to insults from Trump https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5187852-colbert-gleefully-responds-i-won-to-insults-trump.html NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert has gleefully responded to insults hurled his way by President Donald Trump, cheering the fact that he finally got Trump to say his name. Trump told Time magazine that Colbert was a "no-talent guy" and "there's nothing funny about what he says." The president also took credit for Colbert's improved ratings, saying he didn't start doing better ... Fri, 12 May 2017 16:28:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5187852-colbert-gleefully-responds-i-won-to-insults-trump.html 2017-05-12T16:28:00Z Colbert welcomes fellow 'Daily Show' alums to 'Late Show' https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5180498-colbert-welcomes-fellow-daily-show-alums-to-late-s.html NEW YORK (AP) — It was a rare TV reunion Tuesday as Stephen Colbert played host to a gang of fellow "Daily Show" alums on a special edition of CBS' "The Late Show." Along with Jon Stewart, former longtime anchor of the Comedy Central fake newscast, Colbert welcomed Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry, all of whom, like Colbert, sharpened their satirical skill... Wed, 10 May 2017 10:40:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5180498-colbert-welcomes-fellow-daily-show-alums-to-late-s.html 2017-05-10T10:40:00Z Colbert has good week in ratings despite controversy https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5179454-colbert-good-week-ratings-despite-controversy.html NEW YORK (AP) — A storm over a crude remark Stephen Colbert made about President Donald Trump didn't hurt the late-night host in the ratings — to the contrary. Colbert's CBS "Late Show" had its widest margin of victory over NBC's "Tonight" show since Colbert's debut week in September 2015, the Nielsen company said. The CBS show averaged 3.06 million viewers last week, which ... Tue, 09 May 2017 20:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5179454-colbert-good-week-ratings-despite-controversy.html 2017-05-09T20:02:00Z Anti-Trump late night jokes coming at a blistering pace https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5165866-anti-trump-late-night-jokes-coming-blistering-pace.html NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert, whose crude reference to Donald Trump angered some of the president's supporters this week, has lobbed zingers at him at the blistering pace of 3.37 a day during the chief executive's first 100 days in office. Trump is on pace to be the most joked-about president in late-night television in at least 25 years, the Center fo... Thu, 04 May 2017 20:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5165866-anti-trump-late-night-jokes-coming-blistering-pace.html 2017-05-04T20:12:00Z 'Daily Show' alumni to join Stephen Colbert on 'Late Show' https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5165352-daily-show-alumni-to-join-stephen-colbert-late-sho.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert is hosting a "Daily Show" reunion on his late-night show. CBS said Wednesday that Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry will join Colbert on "The Late Show" next week. Colbert was part of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" hosted by Stewart before launching the channel's "The Colb... Wed, 03 May 2017 23:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5165352-daily-show-alumni-to-join-stephen-colbert-late-sho.html 2017-05-03T23:23:00Z AP Explains: What will a Hollywood writers' strike mean? https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143618-ap-explains-what-will-hollywood-writers-strike-mea.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiations aimed at preventing a crippling strike by Hollywood movie and TV writers are down to the wire. That the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers talked over the weekend and continued on Monday was a hopeful sign. The current contract expires at midnight PDT Monday. Tue, 02 May 2017 02:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143618-ap-explains-what-will-hollywood-writers-strike-mea.html 2017-05-02T02:09:00Z O'Reilly is out at Fox but influence endures; career too? https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5129440-oreilly-fox-influence-endures-career-too.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite the inglorious end to Bill O'Reilly's two-decade Fox News Channel career, observers say his deep imprint on Fox and other cable news outlets and his influence on barbed political discourse are intact for the foreseeable future. Fired on Wednesday amid a drumbeat of sexual harassment allegations, the vacationing host's "The O'Rei... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5129440-oreilly-fox-influence-endures-career-too.html 2017-04-20T14:59:00Z Stephen Colbert wants you to forgive him _ & buy his book https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5116660-stephen-colbert-wants-you-to-forgive-_-buy-book.html NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert wants you to curl up with a good book — by Stephen Colbert. The "Midnight Confessions" segment from CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" is the basis for an upcoming print and audio release, Simon & Schuster announced Friday. "Midnight Confessions," the book, is scheduled for Sept. 5. According to the publisher, "Midnight Confessions" wil... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5116660-stephen-colbert-wants-you-to-forgive-_-buy-book.html 2017-04-14T14:22:00Z Political talk helping 'The View' to comeback https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5104556-political-talk-helping-the-view-to-comeback.html NEW YORK (AP) — The unquenchable thirst for chatter about President Donald Trump has changed the dynamics of a fierce daytime television competition much as it has in late-night TV. "The View" has spent more time talking politics with the arrival of a new administration, stopping the momentum of its rival "The Talk," which sticks to pop culture. It's a turnabout similar to S... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:41:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5104556-political-talk-helping-the-view-to-comeback.html 2017-04-10T07:41:00Z Stephen Colbert reaches another late-night milestone https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5090832-stephen-colbert-reaches-late-night-milestone.html NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert hit another milestone in his stunning late-night turnaround against Jimmy Fallon of NBC's "Tonight" show. Colbert won in the Nielsen company's ratings for the ninth consecutive time last week, his margin of 400,000 viewers the widest lead since the CBS star overtook Fallon with a sharp concentration on politics. Fallon aired a rerun Friday; ot... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5090832-stephen-colbert-reaches-late-night-milestone.html 2017-04-04T22:48:00Z Mike Tyson suffers rare loss in noisy Latin America bout https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5066422-mike-tyson-suffers-rare-loss-noisy-latin-america-b.html NEW YORK (AP) — Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America — this time as a coach of a bird. Tyson traveled to Suriname as part of the new Fusion TV documentary series "Outpost " and was soundly beaten when he entered a bird in a songbird contest, a cherished local tradition. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5066422-mike-tyson-suffers-rare-loss-noisy-latin-america-b.html 2017-03-26T17:19:00Z 'Daily Show' cancels Tuesday episode because of snow https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5035880-daily-show-cancels-tuesday-episode-snow.html NEW YORK (AP) — The winter weather means a few less laughs. Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" with Trevor Noah canceled its episode on Tuesday because of the storm. The network is airing a rerun instead. "The Daily Show" generally tapes its episodes in the late afternoon in a Manhattan studio. There's no snow day for Noah's comedy colle... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5035880-daily-show-cancels-tuesday-episode-snow.html 2017-03-14T17:22:00Z Will WikiLeaks work with tech firms to defeat CIA hacking? https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5020770-will-wikileaks-work-with-tech-firms-to-defeat-cia.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details it uncovered about CIA hacking tools with leading technology companies whose flagship products and services were targeted by the government's hacker-spies. If that sharing should take place, the unusual cooperation would give companies like Apple,... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5020770-will-wikileaks-work-with-tech-firms-to-defeat-cia.html 2017-03-09T00:08:00Z Colbert show to air live after Trump's address to Congress https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4977360-colbert-to-air-live-trumps-address-to-congress.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert is going to have his say after President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress. CBS said that "The Late Show" will air live at 11:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, the night of Trump's scheduled speech. Josh Earnest, former press secretary for the Obama White House, and actress Lisa Kudrow will be C... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:49:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4977360-colbert-to-air-live-trumps-address-to-congress.html 2017-02-17T23:49:00Z Late-night comedy rushes in to the Trump era https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4961144-late-night-comedy-rushes-to-trump-era.html NEW YORK (AP) — HBO's ads promoting John Oliver on "Last Week Tonight" depict him cowering behind a desk, with the tag line, "Scary times call for a scared man." Be not afraid. Between Oliver's return Sunday from a three-month hiatus and Donald Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin's stint hosting "Saturday Night Live," this is shaping up to be a big weekend in what has already be... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:29:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4961144-late-night-comedy-rushes-to-trump-era.html 2017-02-10T16:29:00Z Colbert reaches a ratings milestone at start of Trump era https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4955208-colbert-reaches-ratings-milestone-start-trump-era.html NEW YORK (AP) — He may cringe at the thought, but is Stephen Colbert the late-night man for the Trump administration? Colbert's "Late Show" won the late-night ratings competition last week over NBC's Jimmy Fallon for the first time since Colbert replaced David Letterman in September 2015, the Nielsen company said. The margin was so smal... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:40:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4955208-colbert-reaches-ratings-milestone-start-trump-era.html 2017-02-08T00:40:00Z Jon Stewart dresses as Trump, criticizes 'vindictive chaos' https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4940468-jon-stewart-dresses-trump-criticizes-vindictive-ch.html NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart has stopped by former Comedy Central colleague Stephen Colbert's show to needle one of his favorite targets, President Donald Trump. The former "Daily Show" host appeared on Tuesday night's "Late Show" dressed as the Republican. He wore a suit with an overly-long red power tie and mocked Trump's hair by wearing a stuffed animal on his head. ... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4940468-jon-stewart-dresses-trump-criticizes-vindictive-ch.html 2017-02-01T16:11:00Z The Latest: Watchdog group says it will sue President Trump https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4915846-latest-watchdog-group-will-sue-president-trump.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:20 p.m. A legal watchdog group says it will file a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments. The group says he is violating a clause in the ... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 04:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4915846-latest-watchdog-group-will-sue-president-trump.html 2017-01-23T04:08:00Z The Latest: Protesters still marching through Washington https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4914032-latest-protesters-marching-through-washington.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Women's March on Washington and associated protests around the world (all times EST): 7:55 p.m. Hours after the Women's March on Washington was scheduled to end, many women are still marching. Hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters are flooding through the streets of downtown Was... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4914032-latest-protesters-marching-through-washington.html 2017-01-22T01:11:00Z 'CBS This Morning' marks 5 years of 're-imagining the news' https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4876424-cbs-this-morning-marks-5-years-re-imagining-news.html NEW YORK (AP) — In 1982, CBS uprooted "Captain Kangaroo" from its weekday berth after 27 years. The beloved children's show got the heave-ho to make way for a breakfast-hour news show to go up against ABC's "Good Morning America" and NBC's "Today." For the next 30 years, that didn't go so well. One misfire after another kept CBS a ratings also-ran. It was... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:29:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4876424-cbs-this-morning-marks-5-years-re-imagining-news.html 2017-01-05T20:29:00Z In 2016, a year of painful goodbyes and politics https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4863150-2016-year-painful-goodbyes-politics.html Our politics is often reflected in our popular culture, and vice versa — especially in an election year. That relationship seemed closer than ever in 2016, when a TV personality was elected president, reality shows and beauty contests were referenced in presidential debates, and even a Broadway show ignited partisan sparring. At times, it seemed like the ... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4863150-2016-year-painful-goodbyes-politics.html 2016-12-29T21:09:00Z In 2016, politics dominated our pop culture _ and vice versa https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4859582-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html Our politics is often reflected in our popular culture, and vice versa — especially in an election year. That relationship seemed closer than ever in 2016, when a TV personality was elected president, reality shows and beauty contests were referenced in presidential debates, and even a Broadway show ignited partisan sparring. At times, it seemed like the ... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:21:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4859582-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html 2016-12-27T18:21:00Z In 2016, politics dominated our pop culture _ and vice versa https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4830578-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html Our politics is often reflected in our popular culture, and vice versa — especially in an election year. That relationship seemed closer than ever in 2016, when a TV personality was elected president, reality shows and beauty contests were referenced in presidential debates, and even a Broadway show ignited partisan sparring. At times, it seemed like the ... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4830578-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html 2016-12-13T19:59:00Z Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never' https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4814154-biden-planning-2020-bid-will-never-never.html NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is continuing his coy approach to a possible 2020 presidential bid. For now, it's no. The Democrat told Stephen Colbert on CBS' "Late Show" Tuesday, "I don't plan on running again, but to say you know what's going to happen in four years is just not rational." He added, "I can't see the circumstance in which I'd run, but what I've lea... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4814154-biden-planning-2020-bid-will-never-never.html 2016-12-07T12:17:00Z Standing ovation for Obama at his last Kennedy Center Honors https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4807534-standing-ovation-obama-kennedy-center-honors.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama. While politics were absent from the tributes to the performers wh... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4807534-standing-ovation-obama-kennedy-center-honors.html 2016-12-05T17:47:00Z Obamas celebrated at their last Kennedy Center Honors https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4806094-obamas-celebrated-their-kennedy-center-honors.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama. While politics were absent from the tributes to the performers wh... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:03:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4806094-obamas-celebrated-their-kennedy-center-honors.html 2016-12-05T04:03:00Z Vice President Biden to be Colbert's guest on 'Late Show' https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4799056-vice-president-biden-to-colberts-guest-late-show.html NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Vice President Joe Biden is returning to "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." Biden is a scheduled guest on Tuesday's edition for what will be his first talk-show appearance since the 2016 presidential election. He first appeared with Colbert on "The Late Show" in September 2015. "The Late Show with Stephen Col... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4799056-vice-president-biden-to-colberts-guest-late-show.html 2016-12-01T14:22:00Z