Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert: 'You'd have to be some kind of idiot' to buy Trump's Russia explanation

Stephen Colbert began Wednesday's "Late Show" by challenging an old adage: "They say that time heals all wounds, and they are wrong," he said, explaining "time can also fester all wounds." And that creates a need for amputation.<p>President Donald Trump has been in damage-control after a Monday …

Donald Trump

Watch Trump-Inspired ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ on ‘Colbert’

Following President Trump‘s attempt to clarify remarks from his controversial press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin by using the …

Music

Samantha Bee: 'Republican leaders are every bit as compromised as Trump'

Late-night hosts on Wednesday discussed the continued fallout from Donald Trump’s comments in Helsinki and the White House’s attempt to walk them back.<p>Samantha Bee<p>“Like many of you, I am shocked by President Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin this week,” began Samantha Bee, before showing …

Samantha Bee

'Late Show' 'Schoolhouse Rock' Song Explains Trump's Russia Walkback

“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” mocks Trump’s explanation for his statement siding with Russia with an animated grammar lesson<p>“The Late Show …

Donald Trump

'Schoolhouse Rock' takes on double negatives

"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" uses "Schoolhouse Rock" to explain double negatives after President Trump said he misspoke when he said "would" instead of "wouldn't" during his press conference with Vladimir Putin.

Donald Trump

Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly touts praise from President Trump in new campaign ad

WASHINGTON – Sen. Joe Donnelly touts praise from President Donald Trump in a new ad that his campaign says is the first from a Democrat this cycle to showcase approval from the president.<p>“Sen. Donnelly, thank you very much,” Trump says in the ad the Indiana Democrat’s campaign began airing Thursday.<p>…

Typography

Anderson Cooper Says "Disgraceful" Trump Comment "Just Popped Out"

"I'm not saying it proudly or gleefully," Cooper said about his memorable remark following Trump and Putin's post-Helsinki summit press conference …

Donald Trump

Colbert: 'You'd Have to Be Some Kind of Idiot' to Buy Trump's Russia Walkback

Stephen Colbert mocked Trump for his pro-Russia comments earlier this week on “The Late Show,” and dunked on Republicans too afraid to stand up to him<p>…

Donald Trump

Would an armed leftist movement finally provoke sensible gun laws in America?

California's gun control laws were jumpstarted by rifle-carrying Black Panthers who attended government meetings and went out "copwatching" …

Guns

Obama's lecture reminds Americans how a U.S. president should speak, act

It was so refreshing to watch a U.S. president deliver such an eloquent, humanized speech on an international platform, using just the right touches of humor, candor and caution.<p>Of course I’m talking about former President Barack Obama, who was invited Tuesday to give the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual …

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#EndorseThis: Lewis Black Calls Trump A Thief Of Time Itself

Considering the circumstances and the subject matter, comedian Lewis Black might seem just a little too chipper in today’s clip. Black is upbeat, …

Liberal View

Chance the Rapper Shares 4 New Songs: Listen

Well it’s not an album, but Chance the Rapper has surprise-released a collection of four new songs. Listen to “Work Out,” “Wala Cam,” “I Might Need Security,” and “65th and Ingleside” below. Chicago rapper Supa Bwe appears on “Wala Cam,” and on “Security,” Chance calls out Chicago Mayor Rahm …

New Singles

Colbert’s Late Show Notches Biggest-Ever Spring Audience

Donald Trump continues to be very, very good for Stephen Colbert. His politics-heavy <i>Late Show</i> notched its biggest-ever spring audience during the …

The Late Show

Dominic Cooper Says Cher Told His Ex Amanda Seyfried That She 'Dodged A Bullet'

<b>Dominic Cooper</b> stopped by <b>The Late Show with Stephen Colbert</b> on Wednesday (July 18) and dished all about his latest projects.<p>The 40-year-old actor …

Celebrity News

Faith and Justice: Leading with Revolutionary Love

July 16, 2018<p><b>By Rev. Dr. Jacqui J. Lewis</b> <br>Host and Executive Editor, Faith and Justice<p>No matter how blue, red or purple your state, the polarization …

Human Rights

Friday's TV highlight: 'In Search Of' on History Channel

SERIES<p><b>Whistleblower</b> A doctor is accused of prescribing chemotherapy to patients who don’t have cancer, and a for-profit cosmetology school allegedly cheats students and the government. 8 p.m. CBS<p><b>Masters of Illusion</b> Illusionists Chris Funk, Tommy Wind, Shoot Ogawa, Joel Meyers, Bill Cook, Nathan …

Star Trek

Double Negative Junction - From 7/18/18 Late Show with Stephen Colbert

If you didn’t see this last night, it is hilarious and it needs to be shared! Of course, those of us who get this are dating ourselves, but it needs …

The Late Show

“The Taylor Swift of treason”: Jimmy Kimmel offers a theory for why Trump keeps waffling on Putin

<b>"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (ABC/Randy Holmes)</b><p>“Trump kept his peace going by calling out his haters today on Twitter. He’s the Taylor Swift of treason”<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>July 19, 2018 4:07pm (UTC)<p>During the George W. Bush's presidency, comedians often joked about how the president's penchant for malapropisms, …

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'Simpsons' Creator Actually Tried To Describe Apu As An Homage To Indian Culture

“I love Indian culture and Indian film and Indian music," the creator said. 🙄🙄🙄<p>Despite the controversy surrounding Apu on “The Simpsons,” the show’s creator has only doubled down on his defense of the character.<p>In a recent interview with the New York Times, Matt Groening did not budge from his …

Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon Jabs at Trump’s Changing Story on Putin Meeting

<i>Welcome to Best of Late Night, a</i> <i>rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get</i> <i>paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get recommendations straight to your inbox.</i><p><b>‘I Meant</b> …

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Chrissy Metz wore a bright blue floral dress from Reese Witherspoon's clothing line — and made it look much more expensive than it really is

RW/MediaPunch/IPX/Associated Press<p><b>Chrissy Metz wore a bright blue floral dress while visiting "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Tuesday.</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Clothing

Beck performs “Wow” and “Colors” on Colbert: Watch

Beck has been touring the last couple of months in support of his newest album, <i>Colors</i>, which dropped in October. On Wednesday, prior to his concert …

The Late Show

Stephen Colbert, Megan Mullally among NU alumni nominated for Emmy Awards

Close<p>Stephen Colbert (Communication ’86) at the Emmy Awards in 2017. Colbert was among eight Northwestern alumni who received Emmy nominations this …

The Late Show

Beck Brings Shimmering Pop Song ‘Wow’ to ‘Colbert’

On <i>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i> Wednesday Beck performed his euphoric song “Wow,” off his last album <i>Colors</i>.<p>Beck’s backing band expertly …

The Late Show

What’s On Tonight: ‘Trial & Error’ Is Back, Along With ‘Snowfall’

<b>Trial & Error: Lady, Killer</b> (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) – Season two of the quirky crime comedy series begins with Josh Segal and Associates scoring their first case, defending Lavinia Peck Foster, the eccentric First Lady of East Peck, who was found with her husband Edgar’s corpse in a suitcase in her trunk. …

TV

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Posts Largest Second Quarter Audience Ever

THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT continued its season-winning dominance delivering its most-watched second quarter audience ever, according to …

The Late Show

TV Ratings Wednesday: ‘Code Black’ finale dips, ‘MasterChef’ ticks up

<b>Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Wednesday, July 18, 2018</b><p>The numbers for Wednesday:<p><b>Time</b><p><b>Show</b><p><b>Adults 18-49 rating/share</b><p><b>Viewers …

TV Ratings

Talk Series See Emmy Boosts From Political Impact

The c-word didn’t sink Samantha Bee, but the streak is over (for now) for Bill Maher. And this year’s batch of Emmy nominations leave no doubt that …

Entertainment

WATCH Beck do "Colors" on Colbert

10 minutes ago<p>I don't know how it's possible that the studio audience stayed in their seats for this - were they super-glued to their chairs?! Last …

The Late Show

The MAGA Trolls Have Met Their Match In Sacha Baron Cohen And "Who Is America?"

Showtime<p>Gun rights activist Philip Van Cleave helps Baron Cohen make a video for a fictitious "Kinderguardians" program, which arms kindergartners …

Activism