News/Talk Show
Oct. 17, 2005
30 min.
Comedy Central TV Network

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The Colbert Report

Stephen Colbert, from The Daily Show gives his own take on the issues of the day, and more importantly, tells you why everyone else's take is just plain wrong. The series is intended to be a parody of Bill O'Reilly, Anderson Cooper, Sean Hannity, Alan Colmes, Joe Scarborough, etc.

The Colbert Report Season 4 (2008)

4x01 4 4x01 Andrew Sullivan, Richard Freeman
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Jan. 07, 2008
4x02 4 4x02 Chris Beam, Gary Rosen
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Jan. 08, 2008
4x03 4 4x03 Gov. Mike Huckabee, Matt Taibbi
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Jan. 09, 2008
4x04 4 4x04 Norman Ornstein, Muhammad Yunus
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Jan. 10, 2008
4x05 4 4x05 Neil Shubin
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Jan. 14, 2008
4x06 4 4x06 Peter Hopkins, Jared Cohen
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Jan. 15, 2008
4x07 4 4x07 Deborah Tannen
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Jan. 16, 2008
4x08 4 4x08 Lou Dobbs, David Levy
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Jan. 17, 2008
4x09 4 4x09 Allan Sloan, Eric Weiner
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Jan. 21, 2008
4x10 4 4x10 Malcolm Gladwell, Andrew Young
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Jan. 22, 2008
4x11 4 4x11 Marie Wood, Jeb Corliss, Andrew McLean
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Jan. 23, 2008
4x12 4 4x12 Debra Dickerson, Charles Nesson
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Jan. 24, 2008
4x13 4 4x13 Marjane Satrapi, Rick Warren
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Jan. 28, 2008
4x14 4 4x14 Joe Quesada, Alex Ross
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Jan. 29, 2008
4x15 4 4x15 Carl Hiaasen, Frans de Waal
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Jan. 30, 2008
4x16 4 4x16 Tim Harford, Andrew Napolitano
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Jan. 31, 2008
4x17 4 4x17 Tony Campolo, Jacob Weisberg
Tonight Stephen welcomes Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg, author of The Bush Tragedy. Also, Stephen talks with Tony Campolo, author of Red Letter Christians, about the Chrisitian ...
Feb. 04, 2008
4x18 4 4x18 Angelo Falcon, Bob Dole
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Feb. 05, 2008
4x19 4 4x19 Richard Brookhiser, Tad Devine
Tonight Stephen welcomes Democratic strategist Tad Devine. Also Stephen talks with the senior editor of The National Review Richard Brookhiser about whether the Republicans will vote ...
Feb. 06, 2008
4x20 4 4x20 Mark Moffett
Tonight Stephen welcomes naturalist Mark Moffett, author of Face to Face with Frogs. Also, Presidental candiate and former Arkansas Governaor Mike Huckabee stops by to discuss, and ...
Feb. 07, 2008
4x21 4 4x21 Aubrey de Grey, Philip Zimbardo
Stephen begins with congratulating Barack Obama winning a Grammy award for "Best Spoken Word Album" for The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. He then talks ...
Feb. 11, 2008
4x22 4 4x22 Gov. Eliot Spitzer, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Lisa Randall
Stephen begins with a discussion on Mike Huckabee's running mate. Stephen claims that via obligation, he should be the running mate. He also displays his dislike of John McCain, due ...
Feb. 12, 2008
4x23 4 4x23 David Gracer, Richard Thompson Ford
Stephen begins by talking about how he survived the writers strike. He brings his writers (including, strangely enough, Tiki Barber, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Kevin Bacon) onto the set ...
Feb. 13, 2008
4x24 4 4x24 John Feinstein, Leonard Nimoy
Stephen begins with "Who's Riding my Coattails now?", putting German comedian Oliver Pocher on notice for stealing his pose that he used on the front cover of GQ magazine. He then talks ...
Feb. 14, 2008
4x25 4 4x25 Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Stephen starts by talking about a photo of Barack Obama in Muslim dress, claiming he is a terrorist. He says that the photo does not devide people, but unites people by making them ...
Feb. 26, 2008
4x26 4 4x26 Tony Snow
Stephen begins by discussing a recent John McCain rally, in which opening speaker Bill Cunningham said negative things about Barack Obama. The "Threatdown:" 5. Monopoly! 4. Richard ...
Feb. 27, 2008
4x27 4 4x27 Richard Brookhiser, Ingrid Newkirk
Tonight Stephen welcomes the president and co-founder of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk. Also, Stephen talks with the senior editor for The National Review magazine Richard Brookhiser about the ...
Feb. 28, 2008
4x28 4 4x28 Lorin Maazel, Shashi Tharoor
Tonight Stephen welcomes the former UN undersecretary general for communications and public information, and author of The Elephant, the Tiger, and the Cell Phone: The Emerging 21st ...
Mar. 03, 2008
4x29 4 4x29 William Donohue, Howard Dean, Jennifer 8. Lee
Stephen starts by talking about John McCain and his support from John Hagee. Stephen expresses his anger of Hagee's views about Catholics. However, as a Christian, he is forced to turn ...
Mar. 04, 2008
4x30 4 4x30 Robert Reich, Gregory Rodriguez
Stephen begins by paying tribute to Brett Favre. He then becomes angry about Mike Huckabee losing the Republican primaries to John McCain. He then interviews Robert Reich about the ...
Mar. 05, 2008
4x31 4 4x31 John Legend
Tonight Stephen welcomes musician John Legend.
Mar. 06, 2008
4x32 4 4x32 George McGovern
Stephen begins by talking about the Eliot Spitzer scandal. In "The Wørd," he talks about Hillary Clinton's claim that she is ahead in the Democratic primaries because she was won bigger ...
Mar. 10, 2008
4x33 4 4x33 Geraldo Rivera
Stephen talks about his hate for John McCain, which he is forced to set aside to support him as the Republican nominee. In "The Wørd," Stephen explains how McCain is like a boyfriend ...
Mar. 11, 2008
4x34 4 4x34 Howard Kurtz
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Mar. 12, 2008
4x35 4 4x35 Hussein Ibish, Sudhir Venkatesh
Tonight Stephen welcomes Columbia University professor and author of Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes it to the Streets, Sudhir Venkatesh.
Mar. 13, 2008
4x36 4 4x36 Samantha Power
Tonight Stephen welcomes Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World, Samantha Power.
Mar. 17, 2008
4x37 4 4x37 Carole King
Tonight Stephen welcomes legendary singer/songwriter Carole King.
Mar. 18, 2008
4x38 4 4x38 Dee Dee Myers
Tonight Stephen welcomes former White House Press Secretary and author of Why Women Should Rule the World, Dee Dee Myers.
Mar. 19, 2008
4x39 4 4x39 Dean Kamen
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Mar. 20, 2008
4x40 4 4x40 Eric Alterman, Michael Reynolds
Tonight Stephen welcomes professor of English and journalism and author of Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook for Post-Bush America, Eric Alterman.
Mar. 31, 2008
4x41 4 4x41 Van Jones
Tonight Stephen welcomes the co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Van Jones.
Apr. 01, 2008
4x42 4 4x42 R.E.M.
Tonight Stephen welcomes classic American rock band R.E.M. to talk about their new album, "Accelerate".
Apr. 02, 2008
4x43 4 4x43 Clay Shirky
Tonight Stephen welcomes telecommunications professor and author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations, Clay Shirky.
Apr. 03, 2008
4x44 4 4x44 Trevor Paglen, Jesse Ventura
Tonight Stephen welcomes former pro wrestler and Governor of Minnesota and author of Don't Start the Revolution Without Me!, Jesse Ventura. Also, Stephen talks with Trevor Paglen about ...
Apr. 07, 2008
4x45 4 4x45 Madeleine Albright
Tonight Stephen welcomes former Clinton Secretary of State and author of Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership, Madeline Albright.
Apr. 08, 2008
4x46 4 4x46 Jeff Gore
Tonight Stephen welcomes the founder of Citizens for Retiring the Penny, Jeff Gore.
Apr. 09, 2008
4x47 4 4x47 Robin Wright
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist (specializing in the Middle East) and author of Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East, Robin Wright.
Apr. 10, 2008
4x48 4 4x48 John Legend, Mayor Michael Nutter, Chris Matthews
Tonight Stephen welcomes the host of Hardball, Chris Matthews.
Apr. 14, 2008
4x49 4 4x49 Michelle Obama, The Roots
Tonight Stephen welcomes Grammy Award winning musical group The Roots.
Apr. 15, 2008
4x50 4 4x50 Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders, Gov. Ed Rendell
Tonight Stephen welcomes Pennsylvania's Governor, Ed Rendell.
Apr. 16, 2008
4x51 4 4x51 Hillary Clinton, Patrick Murphy, John Edwards, Barack Obama
Tonight Stephen welcomes Pennsylvania Congressman Rep. Patrick Murphy.
Apr. 17, 2008
4x52 4 4x52 Fr. James Martin, Sen. Bernie Sanders
Tonight Stephen welcomes Vermont Congressman Rep. Bernie Sanders.
Apr. 21, 2008
4x53 4 4x53 Susan Jacoby
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist and author of The Age of American Unreason, Susan Jacoby.
Apr. 22, 2008
4x54 4 4x54 Mitch Albom
Tonight Stephen welcomes radio host and author of For One More Day, Mitch Albom.
Apr. 23, 2008
4x55 4 4x55 Maria Shriver
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist, California's First Lady and author of Just Who Will You Be?: Big Question, Little Book. Answers Within, Maria Shriver.
Apr. 24, 2008
4x56 4 4x56 Feist
Tonight Stephen welcomes musician Feist.
Apr. 28, 2008
4x57 4 4x57 Anne Lamott
Tonight Stephen welcomes political activist and author of Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott.
Apr. 29, 2008
4x58 4 4x58 Donna Brazile, Noah Feldman
Tonight Stephen welcomes law professor at Harvard University and author of The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State, Noah Feldman.
Apr. 30, 2008
4x59 4 4x59 James Kunstler
Tonight Stephen welcomes social critic and author of World Made by Hand, James Kunstler.
May. 01, 2008
4x60 4 4x60 Carl Hiaasen
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist and author of The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport, Carl Hiaasen.
May. 05, 2008
4x61 4 4x61 Nathan Gunn
Tonight Stephen welcomes opera singer Nathan Gunn.
May. 06, 2008
4x62 4 4x62 Hasan Elahi, George Johnson
Tonight Stephen welcomes science writer and author of The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments, George Johnson.
May. 07, 2008
4x63 4 4x63 Arianna Huffington
Tonight Stephen welcomes the editor in chief of the Huffington Post and author of Right Is Wrong: How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America, Shredded the Constitution, and Made Us All ...
May. 08, 2008
4x64 4 4x64 Dr. Mehmet Oz
Tonight Stephen welcomes the co-author of You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Extending Your Warranty, Dr. Mehmet Oz.
May. 12, 2008
4x65 4 4x65 Jennifer Hooper McCarty
Tonight Stephen welcomes the co-author of What Really Sank the Titanic: New Forensic Discoveries, Jennifer McCarty.
May. 13, 2008
4x66 4 4x66 Laura Dern, Grover Norquist
Tonight Stephen welcomes the president of Americans for Tax Reform and author of Leave Us Alone: Getting the Government's Hands Off Our Money, Our Guns, Our Lives, Grover Norquist. ...
May. 14, 2008
4x67 4 4x67 Andrei Cherny
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist and author of The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America's Finest Hour, Andrei Cherny.
May. 15, 2008
4x68 4 4x68 Tony Perkins, Brian Greene
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May. 27, 2008
4x69 4 4x69 Sen. Claire McCaskill
Tonight Stephen welcomes Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill.
May. 28, 2008
4x70 4 4x70 Tad Devine, David Sirota
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist and author of The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington, David Sirota.
May. 29, 2008
4x71 4 4x71 Jon Paskowitz
Tonight Stephen welcomes the co-producer of the movie Surf Wise, Jon Paskowitz.
Jun. 02, 2008
4x72 4 4x72 George Will
Tonight Stephen welcomes political commentator and author of One Man's America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation, George Will.
Jun. 03, 2008
4x73 4 4x73 Rep. Bob Barr, Salman Rushdie
Tonight Stephen welcomes Oklahoma Representative and Libertarian Presidential candidate, Bob Barr.
Jun. 04, 2008
4x74 4 4x74 Pat Buchanan
Tonight Stephen welcomes conservative political commentator and author of Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War": How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, Pat ...
Jun. 05, 2008
4x75 4 4x75 Phil Weiss
Tonight Stephen welcomes New York columnist Phil Weiss.
Jun. 09, 2008

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