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The Colbert Report bows out with record viewing figures

The Colbert Report bows out with record viewing figures

The finale of The Colbert Report aired just before the Christmas break, on Thursday 18th December. One of the highlights of the last show was a huge singalong of We’ll Meet Again featuring many famous faces including including Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Bryan Cranston, Willie Nelson, Yo Yo Ma, Mandy Patinkin, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Tom Brokaw, David Gregory, J.J. Abrams, Big Bird, Gloria Steinem, Ken Burns, James Franco, Barry Manilow, Bob Costas, Jeff Daniels, Sam Waterston, Bill de Blasio, Katie…

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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy hit the US this week causing serious damage to many areas including New York, New Jersey and Washington DC. It was unclear whether talk shows based in New York would be able to tape throughout the week but they battled on nonetheless. Late Show With David Letterman David Letterman still put out shows all week but Monday’s and Tuesday’s happened without an audience and Monday’s show started with a cold opening of Dave and Paul outside the Ed…

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The Colbert Report in Iraq

The Colbert Report in Iraq

Operation Iraqi Stephen The Colbert Report has been coming from Iraq all of this week. Stephen Colbert has been out there entertaining the troops and reporting on the latest from the Iraq military operations. The week’s worth of shows dubbed “Operation Iraqi Stephen” saw Stephen make it in to the news headlines on various occasions, including for his army-style haircut which was “ordered” by President Barack Obama over a video feed. No Fact Zone has been providing excellent reports on…

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