Tune in to The Colbert Report, as Stephen Colbert gives his own take on the issues of the day, and more importantly, to tell you why everyone else's take is just plain wrong. The series is a variety/news show revolving around Colbert's TV persona, a parody of opinionated cable news personalities like Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, and Joe Scarborough.
The U.S. Postal Service honors gay activist Harvey Milk, Stephen examines California's 29th district, and George Will talks "A Nice Little Place on the North Side."
Canada's middle class surges, college athletes get unlimited snacks, a senator defends cockfighting, America faces a lime shortage, and John Calipari talks "Players First."
The Supreme Court upholds a ban on affirmative action, a cattle rancher battles the federal government, and author George Saunders discusses "Congratulations, by the Way."
Pope Francis grants sainthood to his predecessors, Dr. Paul Offit makes the case for vaccination, and Michael McFaul expands on Russia's complex relationship with the U.S.
Donald Sterling lands in hot water over his racist remarks, Congress names a mountain after Reagan, Obama pushes for prisoner clemency, and Robert Rodriguez talks El Rey.
Jesse Watters mocks America's youth, CNN waits endlessly for news on Flight 370, and poet Saul Williams talks about his role in Broadway's "Holla If Ya Hear Me."
Stephen examines Virginia's 3rd District, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighs in on racism in America, and renowned biologist Edward O. Wilson talks "A Window on Eternity."
Rand Paul courts Rupert Murdoch at the Kentucky Derby, Georgia allows guns in public, Satanists build a statue in Oklahoma, and Bette Midler discusses "A View From a Broad."
A vibrating pill fights constipation, scientists discover the world's first female penis, violence escalates in Ukraine, and The New Yorker's David Remnick talks "The 40s."
Stephen interviews a role-playing congressional candidate, Fox Business anchor Stu Varney gushes about his popular appeal, and Ellen Page talks "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
Michael Sam becomes the NFL's first openly gay draft pick, conspiracy theories swirl around Monica Lewinsky's Vanity Fair essay, and Glenn Greenwald talks "No Place to Hide."
Pope Francis embraces socialism, Rosemary Nyirumbe talks #BringBackOurGirls, the Koch brothers target the Columbus Zoo, and The Black Keys perform a song from "Turn Blue."
The pope declares that he would baptize Martians, climate change reaches the point of no return, Amazon secures a questionable patent, and Keri Russell talks "The Americans."
Russia kicks the U.S. out of the International Space Station, robots get lessons in morality, and Thomas Friedman talks "Years of Living Dangerously."
Scientists embrace gender equality for lab rats, a product revolutionizes beef jerky, and Elizabeth Warren discusses the banking industry and her memoir, "A Fighting Chance."
The U.S. accuses China of cyber spying, Republicans take ferocious aim at Hillary Clinton, the E.U. offers people a clean slate on Google, and Matthew Weiner talks "Mad Men."
Eccentric candidates dominate Idaho's gubernatorial debate, a Middle Eastern virus migrates to the U.S., and Patrick Stewart chats about "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
Paul Rieckhoff weighs in on a growing Veterans Affairs scandal, Marco Rubio dodges a question about his marijuana use, and Ray Mabus sheds light on the U.S. Navy.
Obama negotiates a prisoner swap with the Taliban, a Florida man installs a firing range in his yard, and Thomas Piketty discusses "Capital in the Twenty-First Century."
Open-carry gun advocates make the NRA uncomfortable, Dan Esty weighs in on Obama's climate change initiative, and Morgan Freeman talks "Through the Wormhole."
Female hurricanes cause more deaths than male ones, Sherman Alexie discusses the Amazon-Hachette feud, The Report educates the public, and Jonah Hill talks "22 Jump Street."
A GOP candidate changes his name in order to win Hispanic votes, Vincent van Gogh's ear finds new life at an art museum, and Esther Perel talks "Mating in Captivity."
A computer passes for a human being, a robot demands civil rights, the Jacksonville Jaguars install swimming pools in their stadium, and John Waters talks "Carsick."
Tea Party challenger David Brat defeats Eric Cantor, debtors' prison makes a comeback in the U.S., and Rob Rhinehart discusses his food substitute, Soylent.
Ted Cruz drops his Canadian citizenship, Led Zeppelin faces a plagiarism lawsuit, Hans Beinholtz discusses the World Cup, and James Webb talks "I Heard My Country Calling."
Ben Van Heuvelen discusses the ISIS threat in Iraq, a study finds that financial hardship can lead to racist attitudes, and Ta-Nehisi Coates talks "The Case for Reparations."
Team USA defeats Ghana at the World Cup, Hispanics prove that being white is a choice, and David Boies and Theodore B. Olson discuss "Redeeming the Dream."
The RNC sends a giant squirrel after Hillary Clinton, Thad Cochran reminisces about indecent acts with animals, and Katty Kay and Claire Shipman discuss "The Confidence Code."
Dick Cheney slams Obama over Iraq, Doritos unveils experimental flavors, an app reduces all messages to "yo," and Jay Carney chats about being White House press secretary.
Team USA ties Portugal in the World Cup, Mark Mazzetti discusses U.S. military advisers in Iraq, a handsome mug shot goes viral, and John Green talks "The Fault in Our Stars."
ISIS militants invade the Twittersphere, Ben & Jerry's becomes GMO-free, New York lawmakers ban tiger selfies, and Edie Falco talks about Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."
Obama breaches Chipotle etiquette, John Burnett discusses America's child immigrant crisis, and Eleanor Holmes Norton reflects on Mississippi's Freedom Summer.
Fox News's Dr. Keith Ablow floats a conspiracy theory about the World Cup, North Carolina upholds a possum-dropping tradition, and Paul Rudd chats about "They Both Came."
The World Cup comes to an end, John Boehner sues President Obama, a company invents a beverage-identifying cup, and Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich discuss "Radiolab."
Obama develops a case of senioritis, bears continue to threaten America, and Google's Vint Cerf describes his role in co-creating the Internet.
Rick Perry faces criticism over his fashion choices, Joe Quesada discusses Captain America's replacement, and Bill de Blasio weighs in on the challenges facing New Yorkers.
A Malaysia Airlines plane crashes in Ukraine, conservatives react to the child immigrant crisis, coal rollers embrace pollution, and Steven M. Wise talks "Rattling the Cage."
Tensions rise over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Edan Lepucki's "California" becomes a best seller, and Nancy Pelosi discusses the "Middle Class Jumpstart" plan.
Rep. Steve Pearce investigates the child immigrant crisis, P.K. Winsome offers advice on impeaching Obama, and Julia Ioffe discusses the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Darth Vader polls higher than all 2016 presidential candidates, "True Blood" slams conservatives, a typo threatens Obamacare, and Elon Musk shares his visionary technology.
Stephen hosts "The Hobbit" panel at Comic-Con, a luxury apartment complex includes a "poor door," and Beck performs a song off his album "Morning Phase."
A week's worth of horrible news weighs on Stephen, Sarah Palin launches her own web channel, and Jon Batiste & Stay Human perform a song off their album "Social Music."
Orlando Bloom throws a punch at Justin Bieber, Allan Sloan discusses corporate tax dodgers, nudity becomes a big hit on reality TV, and James Franco talks "Child of God."
Obama supports putting women on U.S. currency, controversy swirls around coverage of the Gaza crisis, Satan sends text messages, and Campbell Brown talks education reform.
Open-carry gun supporters publish a children's book, Hillary Clinton discusses "Hard Choices," and James Cameron talks about "DeepSea Challenge 3D."
Kim Jong-un tours a lube factory, Rand Paul runs away from immigration activists, a five-year-old gives a stellar TV interview, and Michael Fassbender chats about "Frank."
Protests erupt over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Scrabble adds thousands of trendy words to its dictionary, and Michael Sheen talks about "Masters of Sex."
Critics blast Obama as ISIS advances in Syria, a company provides a convenient way to inhale alcohol, and street artist JR shares his award-winning work.
Hackers post nude photos of female celebrities, Norm Stamper discusses the implications of militarizing the police, and Mandy Patinkin talks "Homeland."
New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade welcomes gays, Cosmopolitan covers the midterms, Al Qaeda expands into India, and Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses "The Bully Pulpit."
Pundits rejoice over a royal pregnancy, immigration reform remains in limbo, a fitness bracelet shocks people into exercising, and John Lithgow discusses "Love Is Strange."
Apple unveils its smartwatch, Detroit firefighters manage to innovate despite a lack of resources, and Jason Segel discusses his children's book, "Nightmares!"
President Obama declares military action against ISIS, global warming threatens birds, and Lonn Taylor discusses "The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon."
A new Miss America reigns, The Guardian editor Matt Wells weighs in on Scottish independence, think tanks accept foreign money, and Mindy Kaling discusses "The Mindy Project."
President Obama draws on Bush-era policies to battle ISIS, an detailed report insults the Olive Garden's menu, and Unlocking the Truth performs from "Monster."
Stephen dresses up as Prince Hawkcat at Comic-Con, California school districts receive armored military vehicles, and Viggo Mortensen chats about "The Two Faces of January."
A new app helps people cut down on their smartphone usage, Sean Hannity reminisces about being spanked, and Terry Gilliam discusses his film "The Zero Theorem."
Afghan soldiers go missing from Cape Cod, climate change protesters descend on Manhattan, Charles Krauthammer psychoanalyzes Obama, and Tweedy performs a song from "Sukierae."
The U.S. launches airstrikes in Syria, Jared Huffman chats about California's 2nd district, a Russian brewer acquires Pabst, and Naomi Klein talks "This Changes Everything."
Jeff Tweedy calls the Atone Phone hotline, President Obama comes under fire for saluting with a coffee cup, and Bill Cosby sits down with Stephen.
Attorney General Eric Holder resigns, Staten Island's famous groundhog dies under suspicious circumstances, and Walter Mischel discusses "The Marshmallow Test."
Pundits imply that Obama is mimicking George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton becomes a grandmother, Kim Jong-un battles a cheese addiction, and Jamie Oliver talks "Comfort Food."
A Muslim NFL player gets punished for praying, Bobby Jindal rethinks his pro-knowledge agenda, Hans Beinholtz accentuates the negative, and Jeffrey Tambor talks "Transparent."
Author Louisa Lim discusses civil unrest in Hong Kong, Stephen offends Bill O'Reilly, and retired Navy Admiral Mike Mullen discusses ISIS and the Middle East.
Dr. Kent Sepkowitz discusses America's first Ebola case, rich Americans develop new ways to exclude others, and Lynn Sherr talks "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space."
Gay marriage becomes legal in 30 states, Allison Orr Larsen explains amicus briefs, the CDC attempts to quell Ebola fears, and James M. McPherson talks "Embattled Rebel."
CNN compares Ebola to ISIS, Rep. Tammy Duckworth talks about Illinois's 8th district, and The New Republic's Leon Wieseltier discusses "Insurrections of the Mind."
John Boehner raises money for an openly gay politician, Obama faces pressure to name the war against ISIS, and Carol Burnett talks about her role in "Love Letters."
Seattle puts an end to Columbus Day, two toddlers argue about rain, political ads humanize Republicans, and Robert Plant shares songs from "lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar."
Michelle Obama flubs a candidate's name, South Dakota's Senate race heats up, Stephen prepares for his final 32 episodes, and Walter Isaacson discusses "The Innovators."
The Vatican promotes acceptance of gays, a Republican ad compares Governor Rick Scott to a wedding dress, and "Special Deluxe" author Neil Young performs a duet with Stephen.
Google botches Stephen's height, Stan Lee creates an Indian superhero, Sean Hannity shares his fitness secrets, and writer-director Justin Simien talks "Dear White People."
C.J. Chivers weighs in on abandoned WMDs found in Iraq, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist face off in an unusual debate, and author William Deresiewicz discusses "Excellent Sheep."
The Ebola virus arrives in New York City, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against gays in the military, and Meredith Vieira discusses "The Meredith Vieira Show."
The government takes the fun out of Halloween, the NRA defeats a bill against pet eating, Gov. Tom Corbett gets caught using Photoshop, and Michael Lewis talks "Liar's Poker."
Anita Sarkeesian discusses Gamergate, Kevin Vickers stops a shooting spree in Canada's parliament building, and Jill Lepore talks "The Secret History of Wonder Woman."
Stephen unveils the paperback edition of "America Again," George Takei defends democracy, and David Miliband discusses the International Rescue Committee.
Voters receive shame-inducing flyers, Hitler's face appears on Swiss coffee creamers, Disney offers animated cakes, and Chuck Todd talks "Meet the Press" and "The Stranger."
MIDTERMS ‘014: DETOUR TO GRIDLOCK... Stephen provides live coverage of the midterms, cable news pundits flaunt high-tech gadgets, and "The Dish" blogger Andrew Sullivan weighs in on the election results.
Rep. Barbara Lee talks about California's 13th district, voters legalize marijuana in Washington, D.C., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand discusses "Off the Sidelines."
Police arrest an elderly man for feeding the homeless, conservative leaders embrace their lack of scientific knowledge, and Steven Johnson talks "How We Got To Now."
North Korea releases two American prisoners, Rush Limbaugh warns the GOP against governing, snack technology leaps forward, and Andy Cohen discusses "The Andy Cohen Diaries."
A drone is used to film people having sex, a Colorado lawmaker claims that President Obama is possessed by demons, and Terence Tao discusses his passion for math.
Emily Bazelon discusses a Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare, gay marriage spreads to South Carolina, and Jennifer Lawrence talks "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."
U2's Bono loses his luggage in midair, "Good Morning America" offers sensational survival tips, and Senator Bernie Sanders discusses health care and his plans for 2016.
Freezing temperatures grip the nation, Esteban Colberto talks immigration reform, salvage stores sell expired food to the poor, and Eva Longoria discusses "Food Chains."
A police drill causes panic at a Florida school, activists in New Hampshire target meter maids, Black Friday gets an early start, and Toni Morrison discusses her writing.
President Obama's amnesty plan outrages Republicans, the world's chocolate supply drops to catastrophic levels, and Jon Stewart discusses his movie "Rosewater."
"Star Wars" fans react to a new lightsaber design, members of the St. Louis Rams protest the Ferguson decision, and Senator John McCain discusses "Thirteen Soldiers."
Stephen announces an upcoming special in Washington, D.C., T.G.I. Friday's deploys mistletoe drones, and Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga talk about their album, "Cheek to Cheek."
Congress bans Social Security benefits for Nazis, Pizza Hut introduces a mind-reading menu, Amy Sedaris pays a surprise visit, and Christopher Nolan talks "Interstellar."
Stephen lands an interview with President Obama, a grand jury decision sparks outrage, a soap opera producer becomes an ambassador, and Paul Farmer talks Partners In Health.
In his Mr. Colbert Goes to Washington special, Stephen broadcasts from George Washington University and discusses job creation and immigration with President Barack Obama.
Pundits react to a scathing Senate report on torture, Tom Blanton discusses CIA interrogation tactics, and Sarah Koenig talks about her investigative podcast, "Serial."
Gov. Scott Walker botches a Jewish phrase, Ridley Scott casts white actors to play Egyptians, Stephen raffles off set pieces from The Report, and Smaug discusses "The Hobbit."
Michele Bachmann shares an explosive holiday wish with President Obama, Stephen argues with Stephen about torture, hackers attack Sony, and Seth Rogen talks "The Interview."
Jeb Bush eyes a presidential run, Jason Bordoff discusses OPEC's oil price war, Stephen lets a sponsor rebrand The Report, and Kendrick Lamar debuts an untitled track.
The Report's set lives on in cyberspace, Stephen holds a yard sale to clear out his studio, the U.S. lifts its Cuban embargo, and author Phil Klay discusses "Redeployment."
Stephen weighs in on his impressive legacy, Grimmy resorts to violence, friends of the show join a massive sing-along, and The Report draws to a spectacular close.