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2010-09-08 14:19:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL closes out one of the hottest summers in recent memory with the all-comedy network's hottest summer in history. Fueled by series both established and new, and ratings records for the months of July and August, 2010 marks COMEDY CENTRAL's highest-rated and most-watched summer ever among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-24. For the summer, COMEDY CENTRAL was the #1 cable network in Prime among Men 18-34 and Men 18-24....

2010-08-30 08:51:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned two major awards in the 2009-2010 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition, announced at last night's telecast by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS). Multiple Emmy-winner "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the network's unique news parody series, won again this year in the category of Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series. This brings the grand total of Primetime Emmys for the "Daily Show" to...

2010-08-20 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Colbert Report" will welcome troops back home and celebrate their service and sacrifice by broadcasting special shows "Been There: Won That: The Returnification of the American-Do Troopscape" on Wednesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 9 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. The audience on both nights will be comprised of veterans and active duty service men and women in the studio as well as by satellite audiences from Walter Reed Hospital, Iraq and...

2010-07-08 12:28:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned nine nominations in the 2009-2010 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS). Thirteen-time Emmy-winner (seven times for program and six for writing) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" the network's unique news parody series, is nominated this year in five categories: Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing For A Variety,...

2010-04-20 08:45:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has reached individual agreements with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to extend the contracts of the hosts of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report," it was announced today by Michele Ganeless, president, COMEDY CENTRAL. Stewart's contract extension with COMEDY CENTRAL will keep him at the helm of "The Daily Show" through June 2013. He...

2010-03-01 09:05:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Purcell has been promoted to executive producer of COMEDY CENTRAL's "The Colbert Report," it was announced today by Stephen Colbert, executive producer, writer and host of the program. Purcell had previously served as co-executive producer. "Tom Purcell is a boundless source of energy, intellect and comedy," said Colbert. "I look forward to many years of draining his vitality." Purcell has been with "The Colbert Report" since its launch on October...

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2010-02-15 06:30:00

The International Space Station's new viewport is facing the Earth now, ready to provide a panoramic view of the planet below and approaching cargo ships. Relocation of the cupola from Tranquility's forward port to its new location was completed at 12:31 a.m. CST. Endeavour Mission Specialist Kathryn Hire and Pilot Terry Virts moved the cupola, operating the station's Canadarm2 from controls in the U.S. laboratory, Destiny. Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams operated the latches and bolts...

2010-02-01 12:14:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL Records' release of Stephen Colbert's "A Colbert Christmas - The Greatest Gift of All!" was honored with the Grammy Award last night as Comedy Album of the Year. The awards are given by The Recording Academy, established in 1957 to honor excellence in music and recordings. COMEDY CENTRAL Records released songs from "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!", Stephen Colbert's one-hour original musical holiday special, as a digital...

2010-01-11 10:21:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 4, "The Colbert Report" revealed a brand new set (designed by Jack Morton PDG) since its debut in October 2005, which accompanied a new show open (designed by Mr. Wonderful). With the new set in place, "The Colbert Report" will auction off three famous pieces from the former set to benefit three charities chosen by the host and calling it "Own A Piece of Histor-Me: A Colbert Nation Liquidation." Viewers can log onto ColbertNation.com...

2010-01-11 10:18:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP Studios rings in the New Year by upgrading two studios to HD! As the largest Studio Facility provider in Manhattan, NEP came fully equipped to complete two simultaneous studio upgrades, for The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, allowing them to stay on air during the seamless transition. "The big obstacle for the build-out of both shows was the need to stay on the air and continue to shoot in SD during the entire project. Both...


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Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

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