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2012-08-09 00:29:59

Trusting research over their guts, scientists in New Zealand and Canada examined the phenomenon Stephen Colbert, comedian and news satirist, calls "truthiness"—the feeling that something is true.

2010-09-17 10:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On last night's show, Colbert made a world-changing announcement that he will hold his "March To Keep Fear Alive" to oppose Jon Stewart's "Rally To Restore Sanity" in Washington DC on Saturday, October 30 (location TBA).

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.

2008-09-22 21:00:18

By Jeff Simon Let me tell you what was happening when this column began in TV Topics in the fall of 1978. The new fall shows included "Mary,"""W.E.B,""American Girls" and "Sword of Justice.""Saturday Night Live" was already in its third season. The worm was already eating the apple.

2008-07-22 06:00:32

By Bruce Kluger In discussing the 2008 election last week, Jon Stewart cracked jokes about orphans, Viagra and prehistoric monsters. God, I love politics.

2008-04-19 05:18:30

With the intense competition between the two contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, pundits have mused over whether Hillary Clinton's appearance on "The Colbert Report" last night will give the former First Lady a so-called "Colbert bump," a surge in popularity which the show's host claims will accrue to any politician that appears on the show.

2006-08-27 12:13:57

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Truthiness" and "Wikiality" -- two of the words popularized by political satirist Stephen Colbert on his TV show "The Colbert Report"-- were named on Sunday the top television buzzwords of the year.


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