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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Hollywood Reporter Lists 35 'Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
It's list time! The Hollywood Reporter's annual "most powerful people in New York media" list is out, and it features some staples (Roger Ailes) and some newcomers (... [GalleyCat]

The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted April 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted April 16, 2014
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Bill O'Reilly: 'Hard to Fathom' Colbert Attracting Conservatives on 'Late Show' - Posted April 15, 2014
While wrapping up the "O'Reilly Factor" last night, Bill O'Reilly chimed in on Stephen Colbert's ascension to ... [TVNewser]

All the Media News, That's Fit To Air - Posted April 14, 2014
While the three evening newscasts and the network morning shows often look the same -- with the same lineup of stories, often airing at the same time -- the two media criticism shows, prov... [TVNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Academy Of Country Music Awards - Posted April 14, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social netw... [AllFacebook]

Man on Man | No Thanks | Looks Promising - Posted April 11, 2014
TVNewser: Stephen Colbert discusses Stephen Colbert. AppNewser: Googl... [Fishbowl NY]

Man on Man | No Thanks | Looks Promising - Posted April 11, 2014
TVNewser: Stephen Colbert discusses Stephen Colbert. AppNewser: Googl... [FishbowlNY]

Suey Park Vows to Continue Fighting the Colbert Fight - Posted April 11, 2014
As news broke yesterday of Stephen Colbert's ascension to the David Letterman throne, there was another wave of mockery directed on Twitter at Suey Park, the Asian woman who spearheaded #CancelColbert. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Suey Park Vows to Continue Fighting the Colbert Fight - Posted April 11, 2014
As news broke yesterday of Stephen Colbert's ascension to the David Letterman throne, there was another wave of mockery directed on Twitter at Suey Park, the Asian woman who spearheaded #CancelColbert. ... [FishbowlNY]

Suey Park Vows to Continue Fighting the Colbert Fight - Posted April 11, 2014
As news broke yesterday of Stephen Colbert's ascension to the David Letterman throne, there was another wave of mockery directed on Twitter at Suey Park, the Asian woman who spearheaded #CancelColbert. ... [TVSpy]

Colbert on 'Late Show': 'I Do Not Envy Whoever They Try to Put in That Chair' - Posted April 11, 2014
The announcement that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show" next year was a hot topic on the Comedy Central last night. On "The Colbert Report,... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
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Stephen Colbert Is Your New David Letterman - Posted April 10, 2014
So there'll be no need to #CancelColbert after all. When we first heard that Colbert was among those in consideration for Letterm... [PRNewser]

Stephen Colbert to Succeed David Letterman as Host of 'The Late Show' - Posted April 10, 2014
It's official: Stephen Colbert will take over as the host of CBS' "The Late Show" when David Letterman ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Takes on 'Deceiver' Stephen Colbert - Posted April 9, 2014
Last night, Bill O'Reilly responded to Stephen Colbert's segment from last week's "Colbert Report," where Colbert mocked O'Reilly for suggesting focusing on equality... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalists Shot | Schultz's Legal Woes | Blade Sues U.S. Gov't - Posted April 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalists Shot | Schultz's Legal Woes | Blade Sues U.S. Gov't - Posted April 7, 2014
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Stephen Colbert Responds to #CancelColbert Controversy As Only He Can - Posted April 2, 2014
So, in case you missed it, The Colbert Report made fun of somebody via Twitter, and it became a threefold lesson in PR. The tweet in question poked fun at the the owner of the controversially-named Washington Redskins, Daniel Snyder, after his ham-handed attempt at shedding positive light on the decidedly non-PC... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox's 49th Quarter Win | 60 Minutes Owns Up | RIP, @ColbertReport - Posted April 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox's 49th Quarter Win | 60 Minutes Owns Up | RIP, @ColbertReport - Posted April 2, 2014
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Stephen Colbert finds his 'Report' in Twitter Trouble - Posted March 28, 2014
Without question, Stephen Colbert is a juggernaut of political hijinks and online shenanigans. Much like his progenitor, the great Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" fame on Comedy Central, Colbert has become a political hack (slash) phenom because of his hilarious takes on boring and mundane political issues. Only now, he is... [AgencySpy]

The Evening Ticker: Weed, Fusion, Cosmos - Posted March 11, 2014
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells Capital New York he started thinking of doing a sequel to his pot doc "Weed," while working on the first one. "Even with an hour it didn't seem like enough time," says Gupta. "There were certain issues we really ... [TVNewser]

How 'Network' Predicted the Future of TV News - Posted February 18, 2014
If you work (or have worked) in TV news, and we know many of you do, you've probably seen "Network," the 1976 classic which takes a cynical look at the news business as fictional TV network UBS exploits its anchorman for corporate profit. (If you haven't seen it, get to Netflix,... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker, Al Sharpton Attend White House State Dinner - Posted February 12, 2014
There were a handful of TVNewsers in attendance at last night's White House State Dinner in honor of French president Fran ois Hollande: according to the official guest list, CNN president Jeff Zucker, MSNBC host ... [TVNewser]

Carmichael Lynch, Subaru Bring Daddy Issues to New Spot - Posted February 10, 2014
Just as the movie industry hits the boredom wall after New Year's, the ad industry has really seemed to stall out since the Super Bowl. Makes sense: big budgets used up on Rob Riggle psuedo-celebrity endorsements and Stephen Colbert... [AgencySpy]

6,329 'Credentialed Journalists' Will Cover Super Bowl XLVIII - Posted January 29, 2014
In case you needed further proof that the multi-headed hydra we call "the media" still struggles to define its role in a micro-blog world, today brings two very different reports about the state of the journalistic game. We'll start with the bad news: Capital New York... [PRNewser]

Stephen Colbert Wins Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album - Posted January 27, 2014
Comedian Stephen Colbert won this year's Best Spoken Word Album Grammy for the America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't audiobook. Hachette Audio released it on October 02, 2012. The ... [GalleyCat]

Why Did Roger Ailes' Brother Talk with Gabe Sherman? - Posted January 16, 2014
The Washington Post's Erik Wemple called up Robert Ailes Jr. the bro... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America Anchor Tells Colbert: 'Wasn't Radicalized', Not Part of Al Qaeda - Posted January 8, 2014
Primetime Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night, and assured Stephen Colbert he hasn't been ... [TVNewser]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted January 6, 2014
-Luxury fashion brand Beulah London has commissioned ATTIK to develop their new corporate brand and visual identity system. -Venice, CA/NYC-based production hub HeLo has signed Emmy-winning director Alan Poul for his first commercial representa... [AgencySpy]

Thanksgivukkah: Best or Worst Marketing Stunt of the Year? - Posted November 25, 2013
We honestly can't decide, especially after reading this perfectly trollish Slate piece calling... [AgencySpy]

Colbert Mocks 'Today' Prostate Exams: 'I Will Not Be Out-Sweep-Swept by the Today Show' - Posted November 17, 2013
Stephen Colbert took on the "Today" show this week, mocking Matt Lauer and Al Roker's on-air prostate exams as a sweeps stunt. Declaring he would not "be out-sweep-swept by the 'Today' show," Colbert brought out John Lithgow, the Blac... [TVNewser]

Colbert's Twitter Bot Mocks Fox PR 'Socks' - Posted November 5, 2013
Last week, a staff writer on The Colbert Report created a Twitter feed automated to turn others' messages into tweets celebrating Fox News with the hashtag #PraiseFOX by replacing words with the names of Fox shows and hosts. It's a satirical play on Fox PR's "sockpuppet" habit... [PRNewser]

Stephen Colbert Hosts StoryCorps Gala, Discusses the Art of Storytelling - Posted October 31, 2013
Many of us love Stephen Colbert for his ability to stay in character, but last night he talked about other characters--and how their stories compel him. The event was the tenth anniversary of StoryCorps, the NPR project dedicated to sharing the tales of everyday Americans and painting a broader, deeper portrait of... [PRNewser]

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon Sit Down Before @Midnight - Posted October 21, 2013
In terms of comedy variety, lead-ins don't get much better these days than The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Tonight, at midnight, Comedy Central debuts @Midnight, a new four-days-a-week offering hosted by Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. ... [GalleyCat]

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon Sit Down Before @Midnight - Posted October 21, 2013
In terms of comedy variety, lead-ins don't get much better these days than The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Tonight, at midnight, Comedy Central debuts @Midnight, a new four-days-a-week offering hosted by Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon Sit Down Before @Midnight - Posted October 21, 2013
In terms of comedy variety, lead-ins don't get much better these days than The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Tonight, at midnight, Comedy Central debuts @Midnight, a new four-days-a-week offering hosted by Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. ... [FishbowlNY]

PR Pro Turns a Wedding Ruined by the Shutdown Into a Big Media Win - Posted October 4, 2013
This week, Joy Miller had a problem: her wedding was scheduled for Sunday at Yosemite National Park, and the government shutdown threatened to ruin everything. We'll let her explain: ... [PRNewser]

PR Pro Turns a Wedding Ruined by the Shutdown Into a Big Media Win - Posted October 4, 2013
This week, Joy Miller had a problem: her wedding was scheduled for Sunday at Yosemite National Park, and the government shutdown threatened to ruin everything. We'll let her explain: ... [AgencySpy]

Chris Matthews: 'When Are we Going to Have the Book Killing O'Reilly?' - Posted October 3, 2013
Bill O'Reilly was on Comedy Central two nights in a row this week: interviewed by Jon Stewart on Tuesday and comedified by Stephen Colbert last night. Both ... [TVNewser]

Ratings: NFL Helps Power Emmys To Best Ratings Since 2005 - Posted September 23, 2013
Last nights Emmy Awards telecast on CBS featured a slew of upsets, from Stephen Colbert topping ... [TVNewser]

Fake News Anchor Will McAvoy Takes Home Real Emmy - Posted September 22, 2013
Jeff Daniels, who plays anchorman Will McAvoy on HBO's "Newsroom" took home the Emmy for best actor in a drama tonight. Daniels wins the top award in his first year of eligibility. The second season of... [Fishbowl NY]

Fake News Anchor Will McAvoy Takes Home Real Emmy - Posted September 22, 2013
Jeff Daniels, who plays anchorman Will McAvoy on HBO's "Newsroom" took home the Emmy for best actor in a drama tonight. Daniels wins the top award in his first year of eligibility. The second season of... [FishbowlNY]

The Key Ingredients of Well-Crafted Speeches - Posted July 30, 2013
"Before you ask me who wrote such shrewd prose, let me just say: Speeches are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made". Those were comments by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg... [PRNewser]

Karp, on Colbert, More Supportive of Porn Than User Privacy From NSA - Posted July 17, 2013
Last night, Tumblr founder David Karp appeared on The Colbert Report. Asked about pornography on Tumblr and the NSA's surveillance dragnet, Karp argued much more assertively for the rights of porn producers than ... [SocialTimes.com]

Cap'n Crunch Confronts Controversy - Posted June 26, 2013
Did you know that Cap'n Crunch has his own digital late-night talk show? Because I didn't. You don't even need to watch it to know that he's better than Jay Leno. The latest episode of The Cap'n Crunch Show addressed a recent uniform controversy about whether or not the Cap'n... [AgencySpy]

Meet the New President of ABC News. He's 26 - Posted June 11, 2013
Today -- and today only -- there will be a new President of ABC News. Ben Sherwood is swapping jobs with ABC's Senior Social Media Editor Andrew Sp... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Starts 'cOlbert's Book Club' with 'The Great Gatsby' - Posted May 7, 2013
The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert plans to launch "cOlbert's Book Club." For the first installment of this humorous "rip off" of Oprah Winfrey's book club, Colbert plans to discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jennifer Egan... [GalleyCat]

Thursday Morning Stir - Posted April 25, 2013
-Droga5 is set to open up a London office in June. The leadership team will consist of 180 Amsterdam alum Kevin Dundas, who will serve as chief exec, ECD Nik Studzinki and head of account management... [AgencySpy]

Twitter Won't Verify Its Own Founder's Parents - Posted April 10, 2013
Establishing a "verified" Twitter account can be even more important than snagging a great handle. Why? Because if your group or client has any imitators, he/she/it will be battling them in order to establish authenticity. We know people tend to trust whatever they find on the Internet (ha ha), but do... [PRNewser]

Stephen Colbert Forces Bill Clinton to Tweet Like the Rest of Us - Posted April 9, 2013
You'd think former President Bill Clinton, master of shameless self-promotion, would know all about hyping himself on Twitter, right? Apparently not! In his famous state of perpetual insecurity, Clinton asks Stephen Colbert, "What if you tweet and nobody tweets back?" Colbert isn't just a genius when it comes to self-promotion: he knows... [PRNewser]

Op-Ed: Real-Time Marketing Shouldn't Be Real-Time Spam - Posted March 14, 2013
Our monthly contributor and Huge client services director, Josh Seifert, returns post-SXSWi to pen this ditty to, as mentioned above, talk real-time marketing in the age of social media. Why bore you with the ... [AgencySpy]

What Does Shepard Smith Watch On TV? - Posted March 13, 2013
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith submits his media diet to AdWeek. Smith devours media, but not so much TV. "I don't watch a lot o... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gasparino, Hollywood, Couric - Posted March 13, 2013
FBN's Charlie Gasparino talks to InvestorPlace about his new deal with the channel. Spoiler alert: "I love sticking it to CNBC whenever I can." Bloomberg TV is airing a speci... [TVNewser]

James Franco Cast in 'Of Mice and Men' Broadway Revival - Posted March 7, 2013
The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert... [GalleyCat]

Zinc Lobby Still Begging America to 'Save the Penny!' - Posted February 8, 2013
The Canadian government's recent decision to drop the one-cent coin and gradually remove it from circulation in order to save money prompted many Americans to ask "Wai... [PRNewser]

The KKK Wants In On This Whole 'Rebranding' Thing - Posted February 1, 2013
Say you're a deeply hated racist organization desperate to stay relevant in an era of dwindling membership, a terrible reputation and--you know--the modern world. Say a certain non-white president just got re-elected. What would you do? Well, the infamous white knights of the Ku Klux Klan have decided to attack their PR... [PRNewser]

Nominate Your Clients for the Webby Awards by Friday - Posted January 22, 2013
Have you heard of the Webby Awards? No? Well then: established way back in 1995 when we still used a dial-up modem to access our Prodigy account, the awards were created by the ... [PRNewser]

'Style Guy' Finds Tom Brokaw's Hair 'Elegant,' Donald Trump-Brand Clothing Line 'Sleazy' - Posted December 19, 2012
GQ celebrated the release of its fall/winter issue last night with a soiree at The Huxley featuring "Style Guy" Glenn O'Brien. The event was hosted by Robert Finfer, Founder and CEO of Integrity Capital Partners and Co-Founder of Tomahawk Capital, LLC. Dropping in on a cocktail party atte... [FishbowlDC]

Senator Stephen Colbert? It Might Still Happen... - Posted December 11, 2012
When we first heard news of South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint's pending resignation, our first thoughts turned to Stephen Colbert and his inevitable "campaign" for DeMint's seat. And of course everyone's favorite fake pundit was on it quicker than white on rice. This got us thinking about branding as we asked ourselves:... [PRNewser]

'NBC Nightly News' Is Out of This World - Posted December 9, 2012
As NBC News publicist Erika Masonhall noted on Twitter, it isn't counted in the ratings, but "NBC Nightly News" is broadcast out of ... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Launches 'Operation Killing Killing Kennedy' - Posted December 1, 2012
Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert has opened a new front in the late night war against Bill O'Reilly. After the Fox News host joked on "The Daily Show" that his next book (after Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy) would be called Killing Colbert, Colbert launched "Operation Killing Killing Kenn... [TVNewser]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted November 9, 2012
-DDB's three-month internship program dubbed LaunchPad will begin expanding globally in January 2013, with 14 offices within the network set to participate including New York, San Francisco, Chicago Miami, Sao Paulo, Dubai, Finland, Berlin and Johannesburg. -Hyper Marketing's been all up in our radar this week as the marketing services firm follows... [MediaJobsDaily]

More Election Night Coverage Plans - Posted November 5, 2012
The typical broadcasters and cable news channels aren't the only ones covering tomorrow's Presidential election Here are some of the other coverage highlights from other cable channels, and online. C-SPAN: Will simulcast "Politico Live" from 7 PM until the acceptance/con... [TVNewser]

How The Networks Handled Trump's Publicity Stunt - Posted October 25, 2012
Reality TV host Donald Trump launched a new publicity stunt Wednesday in which he said he would give $5 million to a charity of President Obama's choice, so long as the President releases his school and Passport records "To Mr Trump's satisfaction." Trump appeared on CNN's "... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert: 'I Booked Bill O'Reilly and I Got William O'Reilly' - Posted October 21, 2012
Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert talks to Playboy (probably not safe for work) about many things, i... [Fishbowl NY]

Stephen Colbert: 'I Booked Bill O'Reilly and I Got William O'Reilly' - Posted October 21, 2012
Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert talks to Playboy (probably not safe for work) about many things, i... [FishbowlNY]

Obama May Have Celebrity Backers, But Romney Has...A Squirrel? - Posted October 19, 2012
With the presidential election looming ever closer, campaign ads, debate analysis, poll numbers, and speculation as to who's really on top continue to cascade into our living rooms, offices, and social gatherings via every media outlet imaginable. How does anyone really know which candidate ha... [PRNewser]

Jimmy Kimmel Tops White House and Emmys with Dave - Posted October 15, 2012
A dream year for Jimmy Kimmel is about to get dreamier. On top of getting the news that his show will be moving in the New Year to 11:35 p.m. and hosting major powwows on both coasts... [FishbowlLA]

Has Breast Cancer Awareness Month Lost Its Focus? - Posted October 9, 2012
We all know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here at PRNewser we've written quite a bit about prime sponsor Susan G. Komen for the Cure's recent PR ... [AgencySpy]

On 'GMA,' A Homecoming For Stephen Colbert - Posted October 2, 2012
On "Good Morning America" this morning, Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert made his triumphant return to the ABC morning show. He kicked things off with some Mountain Dew: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: MSN, Baier, Colbert - Posted October 1, 2012
Now that Microsoft has separated itself from MSNBC.com (save for a content-sharing arrangement), one of its first orders of business is to launch a new news operation, according to Mashable. "Staffers in Redmond, Wash. and New York will be responsible for 24/7 news coverage, largely made up of short, 300 to... [TVNewser]

Amazeballs: Are We 'Crowdsourcing' the English Language Now? - Posted September 11, 2012
PR pros can certainly understand the value of reaching consensus on an issue: When you're acting on behalf of a client--be they an individual or an organization--everyone needs to agree on a plan of action before you can really do your job. Crowdsourcing can be very valuable too, especi... [PRNewser]

What Is It Like to Visit The Colbert Report & The Daily Show with Your Book? - Posted September 7, 2012
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Comedy Central Reups With Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbert, Duo To Stay Through At least 2014 - Posted July 25, 2012
Comedy Central has signed new deals with "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and "Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert... [TVNewser]

Studying Stephen Colbert. Seriously, Funny - Posted July 25, 2012
Nation, Stephen Colbert is not a worthy subject for academic discourse. Them's fightin' words to scholarly members of Colbert Nation like Penn State's Sophia McClennen... [TVNewser]

Win Tickets To The Colbert Report (And So Much More) On Twitter - Posted July 5, 2012
Are you a fan of Stephen Colbert? If so, you would probably love to win tickets to see his show on Comedy Central, right? Well, Pepsi is giving you the chance to do just that as part of its Live For Now campaign on Twitter. Whether you consider yourself part of the ... [AllTwitter]

Stephen Colbert Joins Reddit's Gift Exchange for Troops [Video] - Posted May 22, 2012
Stephen Colbert, the swiss army knife of late night political satire, has joined Reddit's Gift Exchange for the troops. The program is part of 'redditgifts', a popular subreddit where users sign up to give one another gifts. It's especially popular during Christmas time each year. The redditgift exchange for th... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted May 11, 2012
-In case you missed, here are l... [MediaJobsDaily]

Anna Wintour: 'There Were Tears in The Office of Vogue in Support of Gay Marriage' - Posted May 10, 2012
... [Fishbowl NY]

Anna Wintour: 'There Were Tears in The Office of Vogue in Support of Gay Marriage' - Posted May 10, 2012
... [FishbowlNY]

So How Did Jimmy Kimmel Do? - Posted April 29, 2012
By now, POTUS has enough roasts under his belt to deliver a smooth comedy routine most every time. So, we all knew he would nail it. The real pressure was on the outsider, Jimmy Kimmel. You never know what you're going to get. There was the uncomfortable, biting commentary of Stephen... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel on Working the White House Correspondents Room - Posted April 27, 2012
Politico.com's Patrick Gavin traveled to LA this week to talk to Jimmy Kimmel ahead of the talk show host's weekend assignment as MC of the 2012 White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel says he checked in with several of the ev... [FishbowlLA]

Tom Hanks to Narrate Stephen Colbert Audiobook - Posted April 25, 2012
  The Colbert Report Get More: C... [GalleyCat]

(VIDEO) Rolling out the Red Carpet for TIME 100 - Posted April 25, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58827" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Honorees Matt Lauer and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with Time managing editor Rick Stengel. "][/caption] They come from all walks of life. They are actors, musicians, world leaders, and sports figures--and that just scratches the s... [Fishbowl NY]

(VIDEO) Rolling out the Red Carpet for TIME 100 - Posted April 25, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58827" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Honorees Matt Lauer and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with Time managing editor Rick Stengel. "][/caption] They come from all walks of life. They are actors, musicians, world leaders, and sports figures--and that just scratches the s... [FishbowlNY]

E.L. James Makes TIME 100 List - Posted April 18, 2012
Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James debuted on TIME magazine's TIME 100 list this year, joining comedians turned writers and Steve Jobs' biographer on the prestigious list. TIME... [GalleyCat]

PBS, CNN, Premium Cable Win Big at Peabody Awards - Posted April 4, 2012
The winners of the 2012 Peabody Awards were announced this morning, and the usual suspects cleaned up again this year. PBS, CNN and HBO all won three awards, while Showtime was among those to garner two. Stephen Colbert will undoubted... [FishbowlLA]

Invaluable Resource, Sleep Aid. How C-SPAN Stands the Test of Time - Posted March 26, 2012
If founder Brian Lamb had to do it over again, C-SPAN wouldn't be called C-SPAN. "It's not the greatest name around," says Lamb, 70, who steps down Sunday as CEO. "Three people know what it stands for. I don't even know what it stands for. One of our ... [TVNewser]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted March 1, 2012
-We sincerely applaud Droga5 NY... [AgencySpy]

Stephen Colbert Parodies Tie-Ins for The Lorax - Posted February 29, 2012
The marketing team behind film adaptation of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax have made more than 70 deals for promotional product tie-ins. Comedian Stephen Colbert gave a sarcastic pitch (written in verse) asking for more: "I'm demanding more branding of Loraxian stuff!" The pitch included ... [semanticweb.com]

What is the Brand and What is Not? Stephen Colbert Discusses Wheat Thins - Posted February 24, 2012
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Threatening Letters Sent to Media Organizations - Posted February 23, 2012
Three congressional offices as well as some media organizations, including Fox News, have received threatening letters recently. On "Special Report" last night Bret Baier reported that Fox News headquarters in New York received one such let... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Lands a Children's Book Deal - Posted February 22, 2012
Last month, Stephen Colbert had Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak on his show and jokingly read the author a ridiculous children's book of Colbert's own creation. Well, now Colbert has a book deal from that skit. Grand C... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert Lands Deal for Children's Book - Posted February 21, 2012
TV host and author Stephen Colbert has inked a book deal with Grand Central Publishing for his children's book, I Am a Pole (and So Can You!). Publication is set for May 8, 2012. Here's more from the publisher: "The book came about as a result of a ... [GalleyCat]

SS+K, B-Reel Launch New AFL-CIO Site - Posted February 1, 2012
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How Much Money Did Stephen Colbert's Super PAC Give to Iowa Stations? - Posted February 1, 2012
Stephen Colbert's Super PAC, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, recently filed a document with the the Federal Election... [TVSpy]

Vanden Heuvel and Harwood Talk Dick - Posted January 27, 2012
Last night, Stephen Colbert welcomed the "Available Panel" on his show. But truth be told, it would have been better had they been unavailable. The host's odd collection of newsies in town included CNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen Colbert Pitches Picture Book Idea to Maurice Sendak - Posted January 26, 2012
The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert interviewed Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak this week. Follow these links to watch part one... [GalleyCat]

Stephen Colbert Gets the Internet - Posted January 19, 2012
The Colbert Report ... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert Making the TV News Rounds - Posted January 16, 2012
Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert may or may not actually be running for President, but that is not stopping him from making the TV news rounds. On ABC's "This Week" yesterday, Colbert was the headliner... ahead of GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry Update: Perry's interview actually aired first, though in promoting... [TVNewser]

Moyers as Press Secretary: 'Credibility Was So Bad, We Couldn't Believe Our Own Leaks' - Posted January 11, 2012
Last night's interview on The Colbert Report looked like the smooth talking elder (Bill Moyers) sparring with a brash youngster. Moyers used a folksy henhouse analogy to contrast his interviewing style with the PAC-genius, before quickly covering his two years as White House Press Secretary under Lyndon Joh... [AgencySpy]

Colbert Checks in with WOI News Team Following Iowa Caucus - Posted January 6, 2012
Stephen Colbert checked in with his favorite Des Moines local news team, ... [TVSpy]

Stephen Colbert shows Erin Burnett How to Flick - Posted January 5, 2012
Like the tomograms before it, CNN's high-tech Weebles wobbled and flicks flunked, at least from where Jon Stewart and ... [TVNewser]

Colbert Weighs In on iPhone's Siri, Lauds Anti-Abortion, Anti-Immigrant Tendencies - Posted December 2, 2011
Stephen Colbert gushes, "Siri is clearly an arch-conservative woman. She's like Laura Ingraham, but less robotic!" ... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert Addresses CNN Layoffs, Unveils 'me Reporters 6700' - Posted November 29, 2011
With his show coming back from a week off, "Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert took note of the recent layoffs at CNN, first reported on TVNewser earlier this month. Colbert noted that CNN said that new technology and social media, including iReport, had made som... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Rips Recent CNN Layoffs - Posted November 29, 2011
The Colbert Report ... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert Calls Out WFAA Over Super PAC Ad - Posted October 18, 2011
WFAA is the latest station to be taken to task by Comedy Central's ... [TVSpy]

Which CNN Anchor Is Stephen Colbert's New BFF? - Posted September 17, 2011
On "The Colbert Report" this week, host Stephen Colbert and NBC "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon ended their six month best-friendship, and Colbert was devastated: "I feel like there is a hole in my heart, the shape of Jimmy Fallon," he said. Luckily, there was a silver-haired CNN anchor waiting in the... [TVNewser]

WOI Boss Defends Decision Not to Air Colbert Ad: 'It Was a Close Call' - Posted August 17, 2011
WOI has been a favorite target of Stephen Colbert... [SocialTimes.com]

Colbert Tries to Recruit WOI Reporter Katie Eastman - Posted August 16, 2011
Stephen Colbert has gone after WOI during his past few shows, after the Des Moines ABC-affiliate refused to air ... [TVSpy]

Tuesday Odds and Ends - Posted July 26, 2011
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Fracking Coloring Book Cut After Ridicule - Posted July 18, 2011
Using coloring books as propaganda can be a bad idea. Talisman Energy released a coloring book called Talisman Terry's Energy Adventure (follow this link to read), teaching children about the controversial pract... [GalleyCat]

Stephen Colbert To Be Given Control Of @MLB For 24 Hours - Posted June 17, 2011
If you follow the Major League Baseball's official Twitter account, be prepared for some off-topic tweeting in the next little while: Stephen Colbert has just been granted 24 hours access to the League's Twitter account. As Colbert would say, you're welcome. Colbert (... [AllTwitter]

LA Improv Pals Recall Early Genius of Stephen Colbert - Posted June 14, 2011
Pound for pound, Stephen Colbert remains the funniest man on TV. And ... [FishbowlLA]

'Today,' 'Good Morning America' Up For 'Outstanding Morning Program' at Daytime Emmys - Posted May 11, 2011
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 38th Daytime Emmy Awards. In the "Outstanding Morning Program" category, there are only two nominees, and they happen to b... [TVNewser]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted April 28, 2011
-Here's a compilation of ... [AgencySpy]

Korean Pop Star Rain Voted World's Most Influential Person By Time Magazine Readers... Again - Posted April 15, 2011
The people have spoken: as part of its TIME 100 poll, Time magazine asked its readers to rank who they think are are the world's most influential people -- and once again, Korean pop star Rain has ... [Fishbowl NY]

Korean Pop Star Rain Voted World's Most Influential Person By Time Magazine Readers... Again - Posted April 15, 2011
The people have spoken: as part of its TIME 100 poll, Time magazine asked its readers to rank who they think are are the world's most influential people -- and once again, Korean pop star Rain has ... [FishbowlNY]

Friday Morning Stir - Posted April 15, 2011
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Colbert Calls Out Dove's Marketing to Women's Insecurities - Posted April 14, 2011
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Colbert Tweets: "Jon Kyl's knees bend both ways. He's part racehorse #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement" - Posted April 14, 2011
Do you follow satirist Stephen Colbert on Twitter? If you don't already, you might want to start - he's tweeting dozens of "facts" about Senator Jon Kyl... which are all lies. But that's ok, because they're "#NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement". To understand Colbert's hilarious batch of Kyl "fact" tweets, you'll have to go ba... [AllTwitter]

Stephen Colbert Leads Hilarious Twitter Attack on Senator Jon Kyl - Posted April 13, 2011
For years now, oblivious or simply stubborn politicians have felt the remorseless wrath of YouTube, with video evidence of every public word ever spoken available to point out anything the least bit hypothetical. Late night satirists have used this to consistently point out lies and double-speak, which is sometimes amusing... [SocialTimes.com]

Which TV News People Should make The 'Time 100'? - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has opened the polling for its 2011 "Time 100," letting readers vote on who the 100 most influential people are this year. Right now there are 203 candidates on the list, and only ... [TVNewser]

AOL's Purchase of HuffPo Leaves Many Confused - Posted February 18, 2011
In the wake of AOL's purchase of the Huffington Post, bystanders have reacted with confusion. Stephen Colbert, for example, ... [semanticweb.com]

Colbert v. Huffpo: Round Two - Posted February 18, 2011
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c... [FishbowlLA]

UCLA Welcomes Pair of Onion Editors - Posted February 9, 2011
Tomorrow night at UCLA's Royce Hall, two key members of an organization Jon Stewart... [GalleyCat]

Keith Olbermann The Talk of TV Monday Night - Posted January 25, 2011
The departure of Keith Olbermann from MSNBC Friday night sent shock-waves through the TV business, and it seems like just about everyone with their own show opted to weigh in on the matter last night. Olbermann's Fox News competitor, Bill O'Reilly, discussed the matter with ... [TVNewser]

Joan Rivers Bumped; Mika Brzezinski Fatigued - Posted January 19, 2011
In your Sarah Palin update for the day: TMZ.com reports Joan Rivers has been bumped from tomorrow's Fox & Friends for criticizing the Fox News analyst. Over the weekend, Rivers s... [TVNewser]

Betty White Is the AP's Entertainer of the Year - Posted December 20, 2010
Thanks in large part to a successful Internet campaign to get her Saturday Night Live, Betty White has been named the Associated Press's "... [FishbowlLA]

The Year's Most Retweeted Tweets: Stephen Colbert to Receive First-Ever Golden Tweet Award - Posted December 15, 2010
Twitter's year-end wrap-up continued in full force, as the microblogging service followed up ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg an Upset Winner of TIME 2010 Person of the Year - Posted December 15, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has more important things to worry about, lik... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Stephen Colbert Wins First Golden Tweet Award for Most Retweeted - Posted December 15, 2010
Twitter has unveiled the top 10 most retweeted tweets in its fourth installment of Twitter 2010, Year in Review. The number one spot goes to comedian extraordinaire Stephen Colbert for a single tweet about the Gulf O... [AllTwitter]

TIME Readers Choose WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange as Person of the Year; Will Editors Follow Suit? - Posted December 14, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears to be one s... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Still in First Place in TIME Person of the Year Voting - Posted December 8, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be cooling his heels in a London jail, bu... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Glenn Beck, Jon Stewart on TIME Person of the Year Readers Choice List - Posted December 8, 2010
TIME's Person of the Year readers choice poll is open -- and will be until Sunday. More than 1.1 million have voted so far. In the top 10: Glenn Beck, Jon Stewart & ... [TVNewser]

'Digital Death' Campaign = Bomb? - Posted December 2, 2010
We're sure Alicia Keys' intentions were good and we know it's only been a couple of days, but the cash tallied up so far in the ... [AgencySpy]

ABC's Jake Tapper on Stephen Colbert Report: 'I think we have something of a friendship and a rapport' - Posted December 2, 2010
ABC senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper was on "The Colbert Report" last night to talk about the lame duck congress. "It's always a challenge to go on comedy shows," Tapper told TVNewser, "but my goal is never to be funny - ... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Idea of War with Iran Scares Bloggers; Mashable Dominates Tweeted Links - Posted November 11, 2010
Bloggers fretted the possibility of a war with Iran, while Mashable accounted for all of the five most-Tweeted news articles, as it did during the week of Oct... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Time Magazine's 2010 Person Of The Year Panel Discussion: Of Bond Villains And Being Bamboozled - Posted November 11, 2010
Last night, Time magazine presented a panel discussion on the candidates for its upcoming Person of the Year issue, due on newsstands December 15th. This year's panel, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Magazine's 2010 Person Of The Year Panel Discussion: Of Bond Villains And Being Bamboozled - Posted November 11, 2010
Last night, Time magazine presented a panel discussion on the candidates for its upcoming Person of the Year issue, due on newsstands December 15th. This year's panel, ... [FishbowlNY]

Comedy Central's Guilty Pleasure - Posted November 9, 2010
Four of the five nominees in today's 2011 People's Choice Awards category of "Favorite TV Guilty Pleasure" are instantly recognizable: Jersey Shore, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List and The Real Housewives of New Jersey. But who-what the heck is tosh.O? For the unitiatied, tosh.O... [FishbowlLA]

Why Maira Kalman Would Have Dated Abraham Lincoln - Posted November 2, 2010
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Thousands Rallied for Sanity and/or Fear Online and Off - Posted November 1, 2010
[caption id="attachment_7893" align="alignleft" width="512" caption="CBSNews.com worked with AirPhotosLive.com to estimate the size of the crowd. Photo: AirPhotosLive.com"][/caption] PRNewser attended the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" this weekend, so we can speak to the tremendous crowd on the ground, which ... [PRNewser]

Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Put on a Show - Posted October 30, 2010
After a warm-up from the Legendary Roots Crew and some audience stunts put on by the MythBusters guys, Jon Stewart bounced on stage at 12:55pmET to kick off the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Befor... [TVNewser]

Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear iPhone App Available - Posted October 29, 2010
Can't make it to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington, D.C., Saturday? If you own an iPhone, Comedy Central has got you covered. The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear app is now available free-of-charge via the... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

How are the Networks Going to Cover the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear? - Posted October 29, 2010
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Stewart announced "The Rally to Restore Sanity" on September 16. That same night, Stephen Colbert announced on "The Colb... [TVNewser]

Colbert Declares Journalism Officially Dead - Posted October 28, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c... [FishbowlLA]

'60 Minutes,' with Help from Football, Draws Largest Audience in 10 months - Posted October 27, 2010
"60 Minutes" saw its best ratings in 10 months last week, which put the show in the top ten for the third time in five weeks. The CBS news program had 15.79 million viewers on Sunday, its largest audience since Dec. 12, 2009, to rank #6 for the week. Sunday's show... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart to Larry King: 'This is Not a Political Rally' - Posted October 21, 2010
Last night "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live" where Stewart and cohort Stephen Colbert's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" was top of mind. Stewart told King that it "is not a political rally" and when King s... [TVNewser]

LA to Have 'Sanity Rally' Spin-Off - Posted October 20, 2010
Why do we always put up with being second tier to New York and DC? Just because we sleep later they're getting smug about doing things first. Whatever. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's March for Sanity the weekend before the election, has another chapter in LA. THR has the ... [FishbowlLA]

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' Books President Obama Days Before 'Sanity' Rally - Posted October 20, 2010
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" will be taping a week of shows from Washington DC next week, days befor... [TVNewser]

Colbert & Stewart Merge Rallies - Posted October 15, 2010
For Comedy Central fans, this may seem like it was inevitable: Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity" and Stephen Colbert's "March to Keep Fear Alive" have now merged to become the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear." Last night, Colbert appeared on Stewart's show to beg him for a permit. With... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Bloggers Find Religion, Tweeters Find Dead Mouse in Their Bread - Posted October 7, 2010
Bloggers lost their religion over a Los Angeles Times story about ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Slate V Gets All Up in Your Business - Posted October 1, 2010
Comedian Iliza Vie Shlesinger is channeling her very best Maria Bartiromo for Slate V, hosting Up in Your Business, a weekly series... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Midterm Elections Dominate News Cycle Sept. 20-26 - Posted September 28, 2010
Coverage of the upcoming midterm elections dominated the enws cycle for the sweek of September 20-26, according to the Project for Excellence in Journalism's News Coverage Index. ... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert in Congress - Posted September 24, 2010
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Stephen Colbert on 'KFA in the USA' - Posted September 23, 2010
Stephen Colbert talked with George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" this morning about his "March To Keep Fear Alive" rally next month. Colbert took a shot at ... [TVNewser]

What Role Did the Media Play in the Tea Party Movement? - Posted September 20, 2010
In his column this morning, NY Times media columnist David Carr tackles the ever-diminishing line between the media and politics. With Glenn Beck's ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Planning Glenn Beck-Style Rally in Washington - Posted September 17, 2010
Last month, Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck took over the National Mall in Washington DC for his "Restoring Honor" rally. Last night, "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and "Colbert Report" host ... [TVNewser]

Stewart and Colbert Announce Rallies on the Mall - Posted September 17, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Colbert's Send Up of Peter Sellers - Posted September 15, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Colbert Mocks Fox News Ratings - Posted August 5, 2010
Fox News' ratings got the Stephen Colbert treatment last night. "They tout their ratings so much, I'm surprised they don't slap a blonde wig on them and give them their own show," he said, but only before launching into a full segment about the network's African-American viewership. It seems that recent... [TVNewser]

Colbert Tells Laura Ingraham Her Writing is Hackneyed - Posted August 4, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Satiristas!: The Book - Posted July 28, 2010
We may need to have a word with ... [FishbowlLA]

Steve Carell's Face Off With Stephen Colbert - Posted July 8, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Fred Thompson is Doing Maher and Colbert Jokes on His Twitter Account - Posted June 17, 2010
Fred Thompson, the William Hung of the 2008 election season, is an actor who was a senator. He already has the looks of ... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert on Why the British Suck - Posted June 17, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert (Finally) Advises Helen Thomas - Posted June 10, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart on Helen Thomas - Posted June 8, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

Colbert Interviews Consumer Reports' Liam McCormack - Posted June 4, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c... [FishbowlLA]

Rather, Colbert, Bloomberg Celebrate Bill Moyers - Posted April 28, 2010
Bill Moyers and his PBS program "Bill Moyers Journal" hit the airwaves for their final broadcast this Friday after almost 40 years after Moyers launched the initial "Journal." New York's THIRTEEN has ... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Sells New Book to Grand Central - Posted April 28, 2010
As real life conservative figures cash in with book deals, a comedian who plays a conservative has landed another book deal. Television host Stephen Colbert... [GalleyCat]

Burson-Marsteller Pitches New $100 Bill - Posted April 22, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [PRNewser]

Twitter Announces in Long Form Its Doing Ads to Make Money - Posted April 13, 2010
After enduring years of ribbing, Biz Stone noted Stephen Colbert quipped, "So, I assume that 'Biz' in 'Biz Stone' does not stand for 'Business Model'." Stone released his plan to cash in o... [FishbowlLA]

King Snags Aigner-Treworgy from Colbert - Posted March 23, 2010
After a stint with "The Colbert Report" in New York, Adam Aigner-Treworgy is back in DC, joining CNN's "John King, USA" as a producer. Before joking around with Stephen Colbert, Adam was a campaign embed for NBC and National Journal. He ... [FishbowlDC]

Prominent Journalists Criticize Pluto Scientist and Author - Posted March 2, 2010
Tonight, an author who has fielded hate mail from t... [GalleyCat]

Stephanopoulos Celebrates Black History Month with Stephen Colbert - Posted February 10, 2010
ABC's George Stephanopoulos talks with Stephen Colbert about the switch from "This Week" to "Good Morning America" and about whether it's just a stop for Stephanopoulos on the way to "World News." ... [TVNewser]

Palin Hand Writing Jokes Continue - Posted February 9, 2010
After Sarah Palin delivered the keynote at the Tea Party Convention Saturday evening, ... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Shows Us What Satire Is - Posted February 9, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Krauthammer and Ailes on 'Underpants' Politics - Posted February 1, 2010
Here's the scenario: you're going on a Sunday morning talk show and among a variety of topics, you'll discuss the guy who had bomb material sewn into his underwear for a Christmas Day flight. So what terminology do you use? On Sunday columnist Cha... [FishbowlDC]

iPad Makes a Cameo at Grammy Awards - Posted February 1, 2010
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Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 1, 2010
"This is a Christmas album, so I should obviously thank Jesus Christ for having such a famous birthday." -- Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert in his acceptance speech last night for winning a Grammy for best comedy album of the year for "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All." These are Kissing... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Licks Wounds After Late Night Wars - Posted January 22, 2010
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NBC Licks Wounds After Late Night Wars - Posted January 22, 2010
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Stephen Colbert Takes On Jeff Zucker/Speed Skating - Posted January 20, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

CNN to Air "Funny" Segment with Word "Negro" - Posted January 12, 2010
This just in. CNN announcing it will run a "funny" segment with a man using the word "negro" at around 3 p.m. Sounds like a bleeping riot?! (Huh?) Stay tuned... >Update: Turns out it was funny. It was a video of Stephen Colbert chanting the word negro. It goes like this: "Negro. Negro. Negro.... [FishbowlDC]

The Real Stephen Colbert Talks Glenn Beck and 'The Stupid Bar' - Posted December 23, 2009
The Atlantic's James Warren, who's also a regular MSNBC contributor, writes about a recent Second City panel discussion, in which ... [TVNewser]

Want Kim Kardashian To Tweet For You? It Will Cost $10,000 - Posted December 21, 2009
What is the difference between "real" celebrities and "online" celebrities when it comes to social media marketing? The real celebrities get paid. Last December, social media guru Chris Brogan ... [PRNewser]

Dealing With Layoffs|MPA Lays Off 5|Examiner.com Gets New CEO|Colbert Covers Raise Newsstand Sales|Deadline Hollywood - Posted December 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [Fishbowl NY]

Dealing With Layoffs|MPA Lays Off 5|Examiner.com Gets New CEO|Colbert Covers Raise Newsstand Sales|Deadline Hollywood - Posted December 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

WSJ.com Debuts In Japan|AOL Buyout Numbers|Observer Loses Reporter To TBI|Colbert On The Cover Of SI|The Weirdest Headlines Of 2009 - Posted December 15, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [Fishbowl NY]

WSJ.com Debuts In Japan|AOL Buyout Numbers|Observer Loses Reporter To TBI|Colbert On The Cover Of SI|The Weirdest Headlines Of 2009 - Posted December 15, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Stephen Colbert Takes On Fox News' Facts and Hat Tips FishbowlDC - Posted December 8, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [Fishbowl NY]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 11.19.09 - Posted November 19, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Happy birthday to Will Jerro. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday the 19th of November... TV | NEWSPAP... [FishbowlDC]

The Video Wall: Gupta, Batt, Matthews, Ferguson - Posted October 14, 2009
> CNN's Sanjay Gupta sits down with Stephen Colbert to talk about his new book. > Joy Behar brings in Mad Men's Bryan Batt (a.k.a. Salvatore Romano) and colu... [TVNewser]

The Video Wall: Beck, Stephanopoulos, Deen, Gregory... - Posted October 10, 2009
> Stephen Colbert defends "silver gopher" Glenn Beck by comparing him to...himself. > ABC's George Stephanopoulos appears on "Hannity" and discusses Kevin Jennings, Assistant Deputy Secretary at the Department of Education... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen Colbert Takes On Glenn Beck...Some More - Posted October 9, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

News Notes: Wolf, Gretchen, BriWi & Levi - Posted October 7, 2009
• CNN's Wolf Blitzer emceed "The Hope Affair," benefiting the American Kidney Fund last night at the Newseum. Back at work, Blitzer hosted comedian Lewis Black in the "Situation Room" this evening. • Fox News' Gretchen Carlson makes... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Viewing List 10.07.09 - Posted October 7, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted September 14, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Definitely worth a look... Roll Call listed its Fabulous 50 and the 50 Richest Members of Congress today. • NYT issued this correction: "An article on Aug. 30 about Josh Harris, whose company Pseudo Programs was a pioneer in Webcasting, referred... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted August 24, 2009
What we almost missed today... ... [FishbowlDC]

More Companies Pull Ads from Beck; 'Support Glenn' Counter Campaign Set Up - Posted August 14, 2009
The advertiser pull-out of Glenn Beck's Fox News show has now reached "about a dozen companies," the NYTimes' Brian Stelter reports today. ConAgra, Geico, Procter & Gamble and Progressive Insurance are the latest companies to part ways with Beck. As we first r... [TVNewser]

Todd + Greenwald / Colbert x Torture = Funny!? - Posted July 23, 2009
Last week, Salon's Glenn Greenwald criticized comments made by NBC's Chuck Todd regarding potential torture investigations by the Obama Justice Department. In response, Todd agreed to do a podcast with Greenwald to hash out their differences and to discuss the topic further. All was well until last night. Though... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen Colbert Takes on Keith Olbermann - Posted July 16, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=&#... [FishbowlLA]

CQ's Rogin Is On A Bi-Partisan Cast-Signing Mission - Posted July 10, 2009
CQ's Josh Rogin is on a mission. And one man stands in his way: Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY). Rogin broke his arm after getting hit by a tax... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.10.09 - Posted June 10, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Wednesda... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert's Newsweek Ripe For Criticism - Posted June 10, 2009
Newsweek's latest issue, which was guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, tried to escape ... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert's Newsweek Ripe For Criticism - Posted June 10, 2009
Newsweek's latest issue, which was guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, tried to escape ... [FishbowlNY]

Colbert Takes On Newsweek - Posted June 8, 2009
The latest issue of Newsweek, guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, hit newsstands today. The main theme of the issue is Iraq, something close to Colbert's heart and also the pl... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert Takes On Newsweek - Posted June 8, 2009
The latest issue of Newsweek, guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, hit newsstands today. The main theme of the issue is Iraq, something close to Colbert's heart and also the pl... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 06.08.09 - Posted June 8, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Monday m... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted June 5, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Stephen Colbert is in Iraq, taping and performing shows for troops. "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" airs on Comedy Central next week. • Margaret Carlson hosted a ... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert, Scientology and Wikipedia - Posted June 5, 2009
Last night Stephen Colbert offered insight into Wikipedia's decision to block edits from the Church of Scientology. Seems the Wiki police got a little suspicious after finding Tom Cruise's entry listed him as 5'10". ... [FishbowlLA]

On The Menu: Day Two Of The Circus - Posted June 3, 2009
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On The Menu: Day Two Of The Circus - Posted June 3, 2009
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Menu: Mediabistro Circus Highlights Day 1, Day 2 Preview - Posted June 3, 2009
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Morning Reading List 06.03.09 - Posted June 3, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Happy Birthday to Mix 107.3's Tommy McFly! Another Happy Birthday goes to Elizabeth Thorp, celebrating this weekend. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric at Princeton: "I Can See New Jersey From My House" - Posted June 1, 2009
While Charlie Gibson prepares to anchor ABC World News from a New Jersey car dealership tonight, CBS Evening News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Colbert Dings Byron York & Washington Examiner - Posted May 7, 2009
Last night, Stephen Colbert nailed columnist Byron York & the DC Examiner for being "racist." The hit stems from a column York wrote about skewed presidential approval ratings due to the P... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted May 1, 2009
OMG! POTUS?!: A surprised press corps leapt to its feet as Obama dropped in on this afternoon's briefing, "I'm sorry that Gibbs is screwing this up," he joked. "There's a job to do, you've got to do it yourself." Press Secretary Robert Gibbs slid to the side for his boss, saying,... [FishbowlDC]

"One of the Last of the News-icans" Appears on Colbert - Posted April 29, 2009
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel appeared last night on The Colbert Report. Engel, described by Stephen Colbert as "one of the last of the news-icans," talked about why... [TVNewser]

New Beck Special: "Destined to Repeat(?)" - Posted April 9, 2009
Glenn Beck announced a new special on his show today — "Destined to Repeat(?)" The special airs tomorrow at 5pmET. From his Website: "Beck sits down with some of the greatest historians and authors to put the current crisis in context." "A lot of shows you can hop in and out but... [TVNewser]

Brokaw, Colbert, G-Strings And G-Spots... TMI - Posted April 7, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 2, 2009
What we almost missed today... • We told you earlier today in the Morning Reading List about a rumor circulating on DCRTV that WaPo was considering the possibility of ending the paper's Saturday publication. Tonight we learn from WaPo's Joel Achenbach that this is not... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert Begins The 10/31 Project, Mimics Beck - Posted April 1, 2009
Morning Joe speculated yesterday Stephen Colbert may gain some new material with Glenn Beck, and last night Colbert delivered. He announced the launch of ... [TVNewser]

Stephen Colbert Takes On Glen Beck - Posted April 1, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c... [FishbowlLA]

Cowboy Schieffer's An AnchorMAN - Posted March 24, 2009
Have you ever watched Face the Nation and thought to yourself, "God he's manly..." Well someone out there has. CBS' Bob Schieffer is ... [FishbowlDC]

Ashton Kutcher Helps Jamie Gangel's Effort To Get David Gregory to Follow Her - Posted March 18, 2009
Jamie Gangel, a Washington based correspondent for the Today show, is putting together a story on Twitter, set to air tomorrow morning. It appears Gangel, who is new to the social networking tool (@jamiegangel / 1,047 followers), has some Twitter-envy. She's shamin... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The News/Fake News Intersection: Beck, Cramer - Posted March 6, 2009
On Wednesday night, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart delivered a lengthy rant against CNBC, of which Jim Cramer was a major part, and The Colbert Report's ... [TVNewser]

Colbert to Beck: "Crank Up the Crazy and Rip Off the Knob" - Posted March 5, 2009
While The Daily Show was tearing into CNBC last night (or, as The Huffington Post put it, "locking down their Peabody Award"), The Colbert Report was complimenting new FNC host Glenn B... [TVNewser]

Where Are They Now? Bush's Press Office - Posted February 5, 2009
Former Deputy Assistant Press Secretary to Pres. George Bush, Pete Seat, who spent his time in the White House corralling the media, is now trying his hand on our side. Seat now has a column his local newspaper, the Northwest Indiana and Illinois Times that will run every other Thursday. His first column... [FishbowlDC]

Gazing Into the Kristol Ball: NYT Op-ed Page Guessing Game Continues - Posted February 2, 2009
The guessing game continues as to who will replace Bill Kristol on the Times op-d page. NYMag.com thinks Stephen Colbert... [Fishbowl NY]

Gazing Into the Kristol Ball: NYT Op-ed Page Guessing Game Continues - Posted February 2, 2009
The guessing game continues as to who will replace Bill Kristol on the Times op-d page. NYMag.com thinks Stephen Colbert... [FishbowlNY]

Coachella Announces Line-Up...Finally - Posted January 30, 2009
Paul McCartney will head the festival - which would explain why he was talking to ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.29.09 - Posted January 29, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert Takes on The Beatles...One of Them Anyway - Posted January 29, 2009
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Stephen Colbert Takes On Bill O'Reilly - Posted January 28, 2009
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Stephen Colbert "Interviews" Bill O'Reilly - Posted January 28, 2009
Stephen Colbert "interviewed" his faux-idol, "Papa Bear" Bill O'Reilly, last night on The Colbert Report. The topic — reporting rumors about Caroline Kennedy:... [TVNewser]

Todd and Colbert Look to 2012 - Posted January 22, 2009
Stephen Colbert is moving on from 2008 — and hoping for better times in 2012. His guest last night to glance at the political future was NBC News' Chuck Todd. Colbert does a good job making the new White House correspondent squirm a bit (even via satellite). "Great, so this is... [TVNewser]

"Colbert and Colmes" Premieres - Posted January 6, 2009
For one night only, FNC's Alan Colmes shared the Comedy Central stage with Stephen Colbert for the premiere episode of "Colbert and Colmes." "I'm looking forward to bringing some much needed balance to your show," said Colmes. That, of course, was not to be. By the end of the episode, just... [TVNewser]

Colmes Stopping By Colbert Nation - Posted January 5, 2009
Last month "The Daily Show" (featuring Hall and Oates) gave a tribute to exiting FNC anchor Alan Colmes (and Sean Hannity ... [TVNewser]

The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell on Stephen Colbert: 1835 Was a Very Lucky Year - Posted November 18, 2008
The New Yorker's Big Idea scribe Malcolm Gladwell was on ... [Fishbowl NY]

The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell on Stephen Colbert: 1835 Was a Very Lucky Year - Posted November 18, 2008
The New Yorker's Big Idea scribe Malcolm Gladwell was on ... [FishbowlNY]

Around the Fishbowls - Posted November 17, 2008
• FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin writes about a roast of fake-newser Stephen Colber... [TVNewser]

Colbert Gets Roasted - Posted November 17, 2008
Stephen Colbert attended Friday's Spina Bifida Association celebrity roast in D.C. (the event was founded by Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff) and found himself being roasted by such folks as Dana Perino, Rahm Emanuel and Sen. Orrin Hatch. Read write-ups here and ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Winner, Wedding, Wife... - Posted November 12, 2008
> The Philadelphia Daily News' Ellen Gray gives her winners and losers of the election season. Winners include Fox News, Stephen Colbert and Katie Couric.... [TVNewser]

"The Queen of Cable" on Colbert - Posted November 7, 2008
Rachel Maddow took a visit to Colbert Nation last night, as a guest on the Colbert Report. Stephen Colbert began the interview bragging about his Peabody Awards, and Maddow said she h... [TVNewser]

BBC is no CNN. "At Some Point It's Almost Parody" - Posted November 1, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist If you're looking for bells and whistles on Election Night, the BBC is not your cuppa tea. "I don't think the BBC will ever be, or aspire to be, the bells-and-whistles network," says CBS exile Rome Hartman, executive producer of "... [TVNewser]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [Fishbowl NY]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: FNC, BBC, Colbert... - Posted October 24, 2008
> The highly-rated two-hour FNC weekend specials, hosted by Neil Cavuto, continue tomorrow, from 10-NoonET. The special, "Fox News Special Business Report: Stock Shock," focuses on the economic turmoil this week. ... [TVNewser]

Colbert Nation Puts an End to 'Joe the Plumber' - Posted October 23, 2008
This is the best we've heard or read about Dumb the Pandering. Stephen Colbert nailed it. Complete with a cameo by ... [FishbowlLA]

Comedy News Network? - Posted October 16, 2008
Yes, the cable news channels have gotten funnier over the years. Sometimes it happens without even trying and sometimes they just try too hard. But a comedian getting his own cable news show? That's news. Fox News tried news-omedy with Half Hour News Hour (canceled) and keeps some overnight viewers laughing with... [TVNewser]

Colbert to Scarborough: "Look How MSNBC Has Changed You" - Posted October 9, 2008
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough appeared on The Colbert Report last night, and was walking off the set just 20 seconds into the interview (Stephen Colbert made a ... [TVNewser]

Colbert on Geraldo, Stone, and "Papa Bear" - Posted October 6, 2008
Stephen Colbert shed the Stephen Colbert persona and got serious at a New Yorker Festival panel last weekend. The Huffingt... [TVNewser]

"Larry Wolf Olberaldo Doocy 360" - Posted October 2, 2008
Stephen Colbert took photoshopping to a new level last night on The Colbert Report, making a super-journalist combining TVNewsers from each of the cablers. "You've got so many hungry news anchors out there trying to get your attention, they all blend together to form one hideous beast," he said. After the... [TVNewser]

Covering Barack: EW Does New Yorker Parody - Posted September 25, 2008
We stopped wondering a while ago if this election could get any stranger — it can (though we've stopped guessing how), and if the last six weeks are any indication at all, it will, and probably before the end of the day. So it seems fitting that that New ... [Fishbowl NY]

Covering Barack: EW Does New Yorker Parody - Posted September 25, 2008
We stopped wondering a while ago if this election could get any stranger — it can (though we've stopped guessing how), and if the last six weeks are any indication at all, it will, and probably before the end of the day. So it seems fitting that that New ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.22.08 - Posted September 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Mues... [FishbowlDC]

Study on Late-Night Humor Omits Some Comedians - Posted August 24, 2008
Center for Media and Public Affairs did a study on late-night political jokes. LAT's Top of the Ticket Reports: The study covered all jokes between Jan. 1 and July 31 in late-night monologues by ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Exclusive: Inside the New Microsoft Campaign - Posted August 21, 2008
News has broke that pioneering funny man Jerry Seinfeld will be the spokesperson for Microsoft. Top-notch ad guy Alex Bogusky... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.13.08 - Posted August 13, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? D... [FishbowlDC]

Last Night: Colbert On Politico - Posted August 8, 2008
A slight diss from Stephen Colbert last night: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said something shocking during an interview this week with Politico.com. And it wasn't, 'Yes, I'll do an interview with Politico.com." Still, didn't Mike Allen look adorable? ... [FishbowlDC]

We've Located the Fox News Petitions - Posted July 24, 2008
All those petitions Fox News wouldn't accept yesterday seem to have found a temporary home — the set of The Colbert Report. Last night, Stephe... [TVNewser]

WGA 08 Strike - Posted January 9, 2008
Ray Bradbury pickets FOX. In an amusing twist on the WGA strike theme, Craig Mazin reports: WGAE Executive Director Mona Mangan has somehow managed to enrage her own employees so much...they're now threatening to go on strike This is the woma... [FishbowlLA]

Carin Goldberg Tells the Truth - Posted December 15, 2007
Due to our own technical difficulties, we were a bit late to the Cause/Effect game this morning, but waltzed in just as Carin Goldberg took the stage with the history of truth. Opening with the "you can't handle the truth" scene from A Few Good Men, she took us from Plato, to... [UnBeige]

Who's A WGA Strike Winner? Gimme An E! - Posted November 5, 2007
Well, we guess there's a benefit to putting all your eggs in Kim Kardashian's ass after all. As the writers' strike simmers, the network that boasts virtually no writers (nope, that 11-year-old on a stripper pole thing... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Shaky - Posted November 2, 2007
Salon's readership just gets weirder and weirder: PhD candidate addicted to Potter fan fiction. Ron Rosenbaum needs to stop with the conspiracy theories already. First he stepped into the Theresa Duncan ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted November 1, 2007
Moment of Truth(iness): Comedian Stephen Colbert has until today to file the requisite paperwork to run for president. "But South Carolina officials said that as of Wednesday evening, they had not received the paperwork or filing fe... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.25.07 - Posted October 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. McDonalds is King. "One picture you won't see in the soon-to-be-reopened Newseum: Al Neuharth dressed as Jesus Christ." The Balti... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.07 - Posted October 23, 2007
Good morning Washington. You are rooting for the Red Sox over the Rockies in the World Series. Go Sox! The Onion News Network reports, "For a maj... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert's Presidential Bid: Springtime For Journos - Posted October 22, 2007
Ever since Stephen Colbert announced he's running for president (in South Carolina), there has been fanfare, there has been balloons and there have been stories. Lots of them. Colbert's kinda-fak... [FishbowlLA]

Kurtz Is Trying A Little Bit Too Hard To Be Like Stephen Colbert - Posted October 15, 2007
You probably already are aware of "The Colbert Report"'s "Formidable Opponent" segment, when Stephen Colbert debates, well, Stephen Colbert. Or you saw Colbert's interview last week with, well, himself: And now this? Howie Kurtz interviewing Howie Kurtz on CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday: ... [FishbowlDC]

MoDo's Easy Weekend - Posted October 15, 2007
Okay, okay: So Maureen Dowd's column this weekend -- written by Stephen Colbert -- was very funny (the Colbert portion, at least). But we have to ask: Why didn't the New York Times just have Colbert write his own op-ed (since, as it is, his "Dowd op-ed" made up 710 of the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.09.07 - Posted October 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. Ron Paul is your GOP candidate of choice. Is that because he is fun to cover, or because you dream of having President Paul? B&C ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.20.07 - Posted September 20, 2007
Good morning Washington. Your bet is on Stephen Colbert over Jon Stewart in a fist fight. Roll Call's Moira Bagley celebrates a birthday today. ... [FishbowlDC]

Poll of the Day, 09.19.07 - Posted September 19, 2007
Jon Stewart won the Emmy and Stephen Colbert is none to happy about it. Can he find another way to settle the score? Poll - Take Our Poll ... [FishbowlDC]

Tim Russert: Pumpkin? - Posted September 19, 2007
Before he signed off from "The Colbert Report" last night, Stephen Colbert had the following to say: If I'm not off the air by midnight, I turn into a pumpkin and that role is already taken by Tim Russert. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.14.07 - Posted September 14, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you open up new web pages in a new tab, as opposed to a new window. And most of you are sorta geeky too. A NBC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the No.... [FishbowlDC]

Another Award for Luke Hayman; Another Reason for You to Hate Him - Posted September 13, 2007
We have to tell you we're getting pretty sick of Luke Hayman's annoying ability to garner awards from all corners of the earth. Not to mention his dashing good looks. But in the spirit of supporting the design community, we feel compelled to pass alo... [UnBeige]

Ryan Seacrest: Press Conference Wrap-Up - Posted September 6, 2007
This probably would have a been a much kinder wrap-up had Fox PR bouncer Nicole Gonzales not shut us out of the Ryan Seacrest press conference Wednesday. But she did. So it's not. Ryan Will Get Shit-Faced: At least that's the take-home message on one ... [FishbowlLA]

Colbert Discovers FishbowlNY; FishbowlNY Bans Colbert - Posted August 17, 2007
Ballsy Say what you will about Stephen Colbert, but he knows how to credit (manipulate) bloggers. Last night on the Colbert Report, Colbert acknowledged our report about his ... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert Discovers FishbowlNY; FishbowlNY Bans Colbert - Posted August 17, 2007
Ballsy Say what you will about Stephen Colbert, but he knows how to credit (manipulate) bloggers. Last night on the Colbert Report, Colbert acknowledged our report about his ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.07 - Posted August 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's close, but you think Sarah Silverman is in fact funny. An ABC release reports, "ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the ... [FishbowlDC]

BookExpo '07: Colbert and Khaled - Posted June 4, 2007
Industry conventions spawn together strange bedfellows. For instance, BookExpo America featured a Saturday breakfast with Stephen Colbert and Khaled Hosseini. Both have new books to promote: Hosseini (The ... [Fishbowl NY]

BookExpo '07: Colbert and Khaled - Posted June 4, 2007
Industry conventions spawn together strange bedfellows. For instance, BookExpo America featured a Saturday breakfast with Stephen Colbert and Khaled Hosseini. Both have new books to promote: Hosseini (The ... [FishbowlNY]

BEA: Reactions in Print - Posted June 4, 2007
Motoko Rich concentrates on the digital aspects of BEA. The Washington Post's Bob Thompson covers the convention for the paper, also got an advance look at ... [GalleyCat]

Colbert's 'Ballsy' Book Details - Posted May 11, 2007
Fresh off the early success of Stephen Colbert's Daily Show spinoff — and the astonishing 1.8 million copies sold of America The Book — Warner Books (now Grand Central Publishing) worked quickly in March 2006 to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert's 'Ballsy' Book Details - Posted May 11, 2007
Fresh off the early success of Stephen Colbert's Daily Show spinoff — and the astonishing 1.8 million copies sold of America The Book — Warner Books (now Grand Central Publishing) worked quickly in March 2006 to ... [FishbowlNY]

The Colbert Report Book Review Debate - Posted May 10, 2007
Amazingly, the plight of newspaper book reviews got the attention of The Colbert Report, and last night Salman Rushdie joined Stephen... [GalleyCat]

Gwen Ifill's Biggest Challenge Yet - Posted March 20, 2007
...moderating a debate between Willie Nelson and Stephen Colbert on tonight's "Colbert Report." ... [FishbowlDC]

BEA Announces Speakers List - Posted March 7, 2007
BookExpo America, taking place between June 1-3 at the Javits Center, has announced that documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, comedian Stephen Colbert, novelist Khaled Hosseini and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus will be among the many notable personalities who will be speaking at BEA this year. In announcing the lineup of gue... [GalleyCat]

The Daily Show Sells Books - Who'd Have Thunk? - Posted February 26, 2007
The New York Times' Julie Bosman adopts a sense of gee-whizness in this piece about how Comedy Central's flagship satirical show brings on serious authors - and how their books sell in massive quantities thereafter. Of course, let's remember that if 1.5 million people watch the show, and if 1/10th of... [GalleyCat]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted February 9, 2007
Meta-News Story: The LAT covered the Anna Nicole Smith death the way you'd expect -- with a breaking news story that appeared online yesterday and a few timelines slapped up to fill space. But check out... [FishbowlLA]

Times' Managing Editor Gets Her News From Kids Who Get Their News From The Daily Show - Posted January 30, 2007
Jill Abramson, Yale professor and New York Times managing editor, via the Yale Herald: YH: You've said that you want to learn about the news consumption of college-age students, and I think that's really interesting because... [Fishbowl NY]

Times' Managing Editor Gets Her News From Kids Who Get Their News From The Daily Show - Posted January 30, 2007
Jill Abramson, Yale professor and New York Times managing editor, via the Yale Herald: YH: You've said that you want to learn about the news consumption of college-age students, and I think that's really interesting because... [FishbowlNY]

Pelosi's 'State Of The Union' Blink-Count: Whose Idea Was It First? - Posted January 26, 2007
Stephen Colbert's?: Jimmy Kimmel's: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Pelosi's 'State Of The Union' Blink-Count: Whose Idea Was It First? - Posted January 26, 2007
Stephen Colbert's?: Jimmy Kimmel's: ... [FishbowlNY]

Colbert-O'Reilly: Round One - Posted January 18, 2007
Stephen Colbert on tonight's O'Reilly Factor, on Jon Stewart's "stoner" demographic: You have to be high to understand Jon Stewart. That guy is pinker than an Indian River grapefruit. ... He was high most of the time I worked there. I had to get out, Bill. More interesting to us, as Stewart's quasi-demog... [Fishbowl NY]

Colbert-O'Reilly: Round One - Posted January 18, 2007
Stephen Colbert on tonight's O'Reilly Factor, on Jon Stewart's "stoner" demographic: You have to be high to understand Jon Stewart. That guy is pinker than an Indian River grapefruit. ... He was high most of the time I worked there. I had to get out, Bill. More interesting to us, as Stewart's quasi-demog... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.18.08 - Posted January 18, 2007
It's best to never admit you had resolutions to begin with -- then those three martinis last night don't seem so bad. We're so on to you. An ABC release announces that "ABC's World News with Charles Gibson" averaged 9.07 million viewers among Adults 25-54 for the week of January 8-12. This... [FishbowlDC]

Absurd TV Personalities to Interview One Another - Posted January 9, 2007
Photo: Ivan Villegas for Time There's some sort of poetic justice in the news that Fox News comedic blowhard Bill O'Reilly and Comedy Central's faux-blowhard Stephen Colbert will appear on each other's shows on January 18. Certainly Colbert's over-the-top conservative cut-out will enjoy the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Absurd TV Personalities to Interview One Another - Posted January 9, 2007
Photo: Ivan Villegas for Time There's some sort of poetic justice in the news that Fox News comedic blowhard Bill O'Reilly and Comedy Central's faux-blowhard Stephen Colbert will appear on each other's shows on January 18. Certainly Colbert's over-the-top conservative cut-out will enjoy the ... [FishbowlNY]

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