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  • Conan O'Brien lauds choice of Stephen Colbert as new 'Late Show' host

    Conan O'Brien lauds choice of Stephen Colbert as new 'Late Show' host
    Conan O’Brien is playing nice in late-night land. The comedian and former host of “The Tonight Show” praised the choice of Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on the “Late Show” in 2015. Colbert’s brand of wit,...
  • MTV Movie Awards: Five things to watch for

    MTV Movie Awards: Five things to watch for
    The MTV Movie Awards depart pretty seriously from most award shows, forsaking prestige and formality -- and, for that matter, voting by an elite body -- in favor of freewheeling fun, fan-driven prizes, 11-pound gilded popcorn trophies and zany honors like...
  • CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013

    CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013
    CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck. Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
  • CBS should've hired the other 'Stephen Colbert' to replace Letterman

    CBS should've hired the other 'Stephen Colbert' to replace Letterman
    After much speculation about who would take over for David Letterman on the "Late Show" after he retires next year, CBS announced Thursday that it will be Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert. That's a disappointing choice. What we need in a late-night host...
  • Cheers for Colbert's 'Late Show' move, but which persona will emerge?

    Cheers for Colbert's 'Late Show' move, but which persona will emerge?
    Like many Americans last week, I greeted the news of David Letterman's retirement in 2015 with regretful acceptance. I love him with a love deep and true, but the man is pushing 70, and at least we could look forward to another year of his fine,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief

    Critic's Notebook: Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief
    And so it came to pass that Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of "The Late Show" (as of "sometime" in 2015 to be formerly "with David Letterman") and what was already thought a likelihood became a certainty. It seems in every way a sensible...
  • When Stephen met Dave: The path to Colbert's Letterman succession

    When Stephen met Dave: The path to Colbert's Letterman succession
    Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on CBS late night sometime in 2015. The news was met with cheers by many, jeers by a few, but most important, it apparently has the blessing of Dave himself. In a statement released Thursday morning,...
  • Stephen Colbert: Best moments from his cable years

    Stephen Colbert: Best moments from his cable years
    Sometime next year, Stephen Colbert will ascend from the world of basic cable into the vaunted heavens of network broadcast when he takes over the CBS late night spot from David Letterman. While he surely has years and years of great TV moments ahead of...
  • Stephen Colbert says he has 'huge shoes to fill' replacing Letterman

    Stephen Colbert says he has 'huge shoes to fill' replacing Letterman
    Following the news that he would be taking over "The Late Show" from David Letterman, Stephen Colbert took a moment on his show Thursday to pay tribute to his predecessor. He also addressed, albeit indirectly, his own promotion to one of the most...
  • Can 'God's Not Dead' relive its early success this weekend?

    Can 'God's Not Dead' relive its early success this weekend?
    Preaching to the choir may not impress movie critics, but it seems to work at the box office, if the success of the micro-budget Christian movie "God's Not Dead" is any indication. The indie film about a college student who debates his atheist professor...
  • Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers

    Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers
    Al Jazeera America is laying off dozens of employees as well as a large number of freelancers less than eight months after the news channel made its debut. In a memo to staff, Al Jazeera America President Kate O'Brian said the planning for and launch of...