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2014-04-16 23:08:40

Analyzing the voting behavior of users on Ranker.com reveals that in choosing Stephen Colbert, CBS is indeed addressing a need to compete for younger, more pop culture savvy viewers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In 2015, Stephen Colbert will depart from his home at Comedy Central where he’s amassed a huge cult following and head over to the mainstream late show game, replacing David Letterman. CBS is surely hoping he’ll bring all those young fans, too. Mention "The...

2014-04-10 12:26:26

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Colbert Report," will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment....

2014-02-02 20:22:40

Nation's Largest Pistachio Grower Asks America to "Count Our Nuts" for Chance to Win $100,000; Unveils New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderful Pistachios today revealed two new commercial spots featuring Stephen Colbert, Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report", during the Big Game. The two :15 spots appeared in the 2(nd) quarter of the game and featured the brand's new campaign theme, "Get Crackin',...

2014-01-06 08:22:30

Wonderful Pistachios Returns to the Super Bowl with Two New Spots, New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderful Pistachios announced today that Stephen Colbert, Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," will star in two Super Bowl spots for the nation's leading pistachio grower. This will be Wonderful Pistachios' second consecutive Super Bowl appearance and will kick-off a new, full-year agreement with Mr....

2013-09-16 16:21:53

We advise journalists and other readers to disregard the news release, Brent Colbert of Blythe, California Accepts Position at Florida Power and Light, issued 13-Sep-2013 over PR Newswire. The release contains inaccurate information. SOURCE Brent Colbert

2013-06-10 08:25:04

OLIVER TO BEGIN SUMMER RUN AS GUEST HOST OF "THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART" TONIGHT LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting tonight, JOHN OLIVER will take over as guest host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and will serve as host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original episodes that are scheduled during Jon Stewart's hiatus. Scheduled guests for Oliver's first week include Seth Rogen (June 10), Armando Iannucci (June...

2013-04-02 12:27:30

If You Believe Anything You Read, Then We Have News For You TULSA, Okla., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a recent review on America's comedy review site of record, AmericasComedy.com, writer Alex Schildgen says of BrokenWorldNews.com, "these guys are giving people what they really want in news." That is to say, on Broken World News you'll read about a pig that is desperately trying to learn to speak as the slaughterhouse date draws near, or how following his recent visit to...

2012-11-30 12:23:42

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In major anticipation of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," J.R.R. Tolkien enthusiast/super fan Stephen Colbert will host guest appearances from Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf; 12/3), Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins; 12/4), director Peter Jackson (12/5) and Andy Serkis (Gollum; 12/6) on "The Colbert Report" at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. "The Hobbit" hits theaters nationwide on Friday, December 14. Colbert can't contain his excitement about the week,...

2012-11-12 16:23:07

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of Election Day, Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. -- home of the Presidents Gallery -- today announced that host of Comedy Central's Emmy(®) and Peabody(®) Award-winning series "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert, will be immortalized in wax. Colbert will help unveil his figure at the attraction (1001 F Street, NW, corner of 10(th )& F Streets) on Friday, November 16, 2012. Providing a preview of the figure's appearance,...

2012-11-01 11:24:29

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the votes are tallied, the comedy commences. COMEDY CENTRAL will broadcast and stream LIVE Election Night episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" back-to-back from 11:00-11:30 p.m. ET (8:00-8:30 p.m. PT) and 11:30-midnight ET (8:30-9:00 p.m. PT) respectively. In addition, both LIVE Election Night episodes will also be simulcast on MTV's 44½ JumboTron in the heart of Times Square on Broadway between West 44(th)...