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The Untold Truth Of Stephen Colbert

Over the last two decades, Stephen Colbert has provided a unique voice in the ever-competitive world of late-night television. From The Daily Show and The Colbert Report to his new gig as host of The Late Show, the talk show icon has become famous for his caricatured sociopolitical parody, clever wit, and playful flair for the nonsensical. Following a ratings surge—dubbed the "Trump bump" by CNN—audiences are wondering if Colbert is the "new king of late night."

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The Untold Truth Of Stephen Colbert

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    The Untold Truth Of Stephen Colbert - Nicki Swift

    The Untold Truth Of Stephen Colbert - Nicki Swift

    Over the last two decades, Stephen Colbert has provided a unique voice in the ever-competitive world of late-night television. From The Daily Show and The Colbert Report to his new gig as host of The Late Show, the talk show icon has become famous for his caricatured sociopolitical parody, clever wit, and playful flair for the nonsensical. Following a ratings surge—dubbed the "Trump bump" by CNN—audiences are wondering if Colbert is the "new king of late night."

    Stephen Colbert: His Tragic Real-Life Story - Nicki Swift

    Stephen Colbert: His Tragic Real-Life Story - Nicki Swift

    Stephen Colbert has spent decades making his fans laugh, from his earliest days as an improv artist for Second City Chicago to his work role on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, to his current tenure as the host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Beneath the talk show host's signature ability to deadpan and his encyclopedic knowledge of all things J.R.R. Tolkien, though, is a man who has faced incredible tragedy in his personal life.

    Dark Secrets Of Late Night Talk Show Hosts - Nicki Swift

    Dark Secrets Of Late Night Talk Show Hosts - Nicki Swift

    Late night is a very specific and rarified perch of TV. While a network may offer dozens of shows in its primetime lineup, only one person (almost always a man) gets to host its late-night show for five nights a week. It's a job a lucky entertainer will hold onto for years, virtually tucking in millions each night with their topical monologue jokes, softball celebrity interviews, and maybe a party game or a comedy sketch.

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