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The Colbert ReportNetwork: Comedy Central
Episodes: 1,447 (half-hour)
Seasons: Nine

TV show dates: October 17, 2005 — December 18, 2014
Series status: Ended

Performers include: Stephen Colbert (host)

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TV show description:
The popularity and success of Stephen Colbert’s segments on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart inspired this spin-off and counterpart of the hit satirical news program. On this parody of conservative news shows like The O’Reilly Factor, Colbert portrays a right-wing caricature of current political pundits and critiques both politics and the media.

The program opens with teasers for the episode and then Colbert runs through the daily headlines. Each show focuses on a topic which is discussed in the segment called “The WØRD.” As Colbert delivers his commentary, a bullet-point summary appears alongside on screen but the text usually ironically undermines the host’s speech.

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