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Top Moments: John Oliver Makes Us Laugh Talking About Net Neutrality

John Oliver

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11. Best Icebreaker: Jonah Hill has been apologizing for the wrong transgression this whole time. A day after his tearful mea culpa on The Tonight Show for using an anti-gay slur, the 22 Jump Street star drops by The Colbert Report, where... read more

Emmy Watch: How the Late Night Upheaval Could Shake Up the Variety Series Competition

Jay Leno

When Johnny Carson signed off from The Tonight Show in 1992, his reign as the King of Late Night was celebrated with an Emmy win for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Granted, the competition that year was sparse: Fox's sketch-comedy show In Living Color and NBC's Late Night with David Letterman were the only others nominated.

This year, as newly retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno attempts to secure one final nomination in the category now known as... read more

The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to Replace Stephen Colbert

Larry Wilmore

Comedy Central has tapped The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert, the network announced Friday.

Wilmore, who... read more

Top Moments: Thrones' Baby Blues and Diane Keaton Has No Idea How Beer Pong Works

Jimmy Fallon and Diane Keaton

Our top moments of the week:

12. Worst Sleepover:
 When Marcus' dad, Hugh, comes to town on About a Boy, he crashes at Will's place. Unfortunately, Hugh is a "hot sleeper," so he insists on slumbering in the nude and later sneaks to Will's bed when the couch isn't up to snuff. When a sudden knock at the door wakes them, Will finds himself and Hugh fully spooning with some unconscious caressing thrown in for... read more

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Tells Jon Stewart Why He's Moving On

Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart

Stephen Colbert is taking over The Late Show in 2015 — but what's his conservative persona "Stephen Colbert" going to do once The Colbert Report ends?

"Colbert" stopped by The Daily Show Wednesday to "break the news" to his Comedy Central colleague Jon Stewart and explain why he feels this is an optimal time to leave the show.

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Stephen Colbert Will Stop By Late Show Next Week

Stephen Colbert, David Letterman

Stephen Colbert won't officially take over as host of The Late Show until next year, but he'll stop by as a guest next Tuesday, April 22.

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Stephen Colbert on Late Show Gig: "I Do Not Envy Whoever They Try to Put in That Chair"

Stephen Colbert

With only eight more months before he retires his ultra-conservative "Stephen Colbert" character, Stephen Colbert addressed his big Late Show promotion indirectly on Thursday's episode of.... read more

Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman on The Late Show

Stephen Colbert

Looks like that #CancelColbert campaign paid off ... sort of.

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show, CBS announcedThursday. The host of The Colbert Report signed a five-year deal with CBS to host the show.

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Stephen Colbert Addresses #CancelColbert Controversy: "I'm Not a Racist"

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert addressed the recent "#CancelColbert" Twitter controversy on The Colbert Report Monday, assuring viewers that he's not a racist, in spite of an ill-advised tweet that was sent out last week.

"Who would have thought a means of communication limited to 140 characters would ever create misunderstandings?" Colbert pondered Monday. "I just want to say that I'm not a racist. I don't even see race. Not even my own. People tell me I'm white and I believe them, because I just devoted six minutes to explaining how I'm not a racist!"

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Colbert Report Draws Accusations of Racism from Twitter Users, Including Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert

Twitter users erupted in outrage Thursday night after the The Colbert Report's Twitter account sent out a tweet that many found to be highly offensive (or at least much more offensive than The Colbert Report's usual jokes).

"I am willing to show #Asian community I care by introducing the Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever," the now-deleted tweet read.

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