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The Late Show With Stephen Colbert premieres tomorrow night

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert premieres tomorrow night

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert gets underway tomorrow night – Tuesday 8th September – on CBS. The all-new Late Show kicks off from a newly-renovated Ed Sullivan Theater with an interesting lineup of guests for the opening two weeks. There’s a mixture of celebrity and politics on the premiere episode tomorrow night with George Clooney and Presidential candidate Jeb Bush. Wednesday sees Scarlett Johansson providing the showbiz glamour with CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk and music from Kendrick…

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The Late Show almost ready for launch

The Late Show almost ready for launch

It’s been announced George Clooney will be the first guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert when it premieres on Tuesday 8th September. George Clooney was one of David Letterman’s final guests in the run-up to his Late Show finale, so this seems like a fitting way to start Colbert’s tenure on the programme. Work on the Ed Sullivan Theater renovations is almost complete – the new marquee is now up complete with working lights at night time and…

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The Late Show With Stephen Colbert promotion begins

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert promotion begins

CBS have started promoting The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The new programme now has its own social media accounts and a brand new website has appeared: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Website There’s also an official podcast for The Late Show which gets posted up on the new website. The old Late Show With David Letterman website still lives on for the time being at www.cbs.com/lateshow but CBS have recently removed much of the video content from the…

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Stephen Colbert at the annual CBS upfront presentation

Stephen Colbert at the annual CBS upfront presentation

Stephen Colbert made an appearance at the annual CBS upfront presentation for advertisers at Carnegie Hall in New York last week. CNN Money report he hit it off with advertisers which is important as that’s where the show’s revenue stream will come from – he said “you advertisers want young eyeballs… and not just the ones Rupert Murdoch buys on the black market”. Colbert also poked fun at CBS with reference to the number of crime dramas they air saying…

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Stephen Colbert’s Late Show to premiere 8th September

Stephen Colbert’s Late Show to premiere 8th September

It’s been announced today the Late Show With Stephen Colbert will make its debut on CBS on Tuesday 8th September at 11.35pm ET. Chairman of CBS Entertainment, Nina Tassler, says in a CBS press statement “the production office is open, the premiere date is set, and we’re incredibly excited to welcome the creative and comedic genius of Stephen Colbert to CBS late night this fall”. Stephen Colbert said “I have nine months to make a show, just like a baby….

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Late Show staying at the Ed Sullivan Theater for Stephen Colbert

Late Show staying at the Ed Sullivan Theater for Stephen Colbert

Some new details about the Late Show With Stephen Colbert have emerged. New York Times reporter (and author of the truly brilliant books The Late Shift, Desperate Networks and The War For Late Night) has posted the following news on his Twitter feed: The Late Show will stay at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York following Letterman’s departure: As expected Late Show will remain in NYC after S Colbert take over, w home still at Ed Sullivan theater, L…

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