Stephen Colbert
Timothy Kuratek/CBS
United States
2021

Spartina Productions

Stephen
Colbert

Host and executive producer of CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” he navigated his talk show’s return to its studio while winning its late-night time slot for the fifth straight season, averaging 2.95 million viewers, per Nielsen’s Live+7 ratings. In 2021, The Peabody Awards honored Colbert and “The Late Show” for its mixture of comedy and shining a spotlight on serious issues, while “The Late Show” was once again nominated by the Emmy Awards for variety talk series as Showtime’s special “Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand” won for variety live special. Colbert is also executive producer of the Paramount+ animated satire “Tooning Out the News,” which was Emmy-nominated for short form comedy, drama or variety series category.

Career

  • THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
  • OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT
  • TOONING OUT THE NEWS

Education

  • Northwestern University (IL, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • Comedy Impact
  • New Power of New York

Philanthropy

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Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, James Corden Unite for Google Commercial Triple Play (EXCLUSIVE)

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, James Corden Unite for Google Commercial Triple Play (EXCLUSIVE)

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and James Corden all have extra work this evening.The three late-night hosts will on Wednesday night make nods to Google and a new commercial from the company that highlights how consumers searched for ways to heal and come back during a difficult year, part of a rare triple play that weaves an advertiser’s message across three different late-night programs in the same time span.The project has been in the works for almost three months, says Joe...

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