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  • Bush campaign raffling off ticket to Colbert debut 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 1:46 pm

    NEW YORK - Jeb Bush isn't just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night debut on CBS. He's turned it into a fundraising opportunity.

  • Stephen Colbert announces 1st week's 'Late Show' guests 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 11:31 am

    NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert will open big when he begins his run as host of CBS' "The Late Show" on Sept. 8, with previously announced guests George Clooney and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.

  • Networks, stars to raise awareness for education story has photos
    Updated: Aug-18-15 8:37 am

    NEW YORK - The four largest broadcast networks will simultaneously air a fundraising special for education next month featuring Stephen Colbert, Scarlett Johansson and other celebrity entertainers.

  • Showtime president: 'There may be too much good TV' story has photos
    Updated: Aug-14-15 1:22 pm

    BEVERLY HILLS, California - The theme song for the annual rollout of fall and winter television shows could have been that cowboy classic "Home on the Range," where "seldom is heard a discouraging word" (seldom, anyway, from the throngs of producers and stars pitching their shows), "and the skies are not cloudy all day" (and even if they were, who would know, since the 17 days of sessions hosted by a vast array of networks were sequestered in the Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom, otherwise the home of such glitzy affairs as the Golden Globes).

  • How Donald Trump was present at the TV Critics meetings story has photos
    Updated: Aug-14-15 9:37 am

    BEVERLY HILLS, California - As a TV star turned presidential hopeful, billionaire developer Donald Trump was a regular topic of discussion at the just-concluded Television Critics Association gathering. NBC also took the opportunity to officially fire him from "The Celebrity Apprentice" after cutting ties with him earlier this summer when the network refused to air the Miss USA pageant because of Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants.

  • Stephen Colbert, Hugh Jackman to host Global Citizen Fest 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 8:47 am

    NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert, Hugh Jackman and Kerry Washington will host next month's Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park starring Beyonce and Pearl Jam.

  • Stephen Colbert, Hugh Jackman to host Global Citizen Fest 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 7:19 am

    NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert, Hugh Jackman and Kerry Washington will host next month's Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park starring Beyonce and Pearl Jam.

  • Jeb Bush is opening night guest for Colbert's 'Late Show' 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:09 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush will be an opening-night guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night show.

  • What Stephen Colbert says about Trump as opening night nears story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 12:41 am

    BEVERLY HILLS, California - With Donald Trump's presidential bid generating news as well as comedy gold, Stephen Colbert is itching to get his share of the laughs once he returns to the air Sept. 8 as host of CBS' "The Late Show."

  • Dolphins' stoic Joe Philbin says he knows how to lighten up 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 7:06 pm

    DAVIE, Florida - When Joe Philbin says he has a sense of humor, he's not joking.

  • Jobs program off to slow start, but it's better, critics say 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 9:46 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York companies have reported adding more than 6,400 employees over the past four years in the state's premier job creation program, a fraction of the nearly 37,000 promised over the next decade in return for tax credits.

  • Stewart ends 'Daily Show' with 'moment of Zen,' Springsteen story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-07-15 8:29 am

    NEW YORK - Jon Stewart said goodbye to "The Daily Show" on Thursday, America's foremost satirist of politicians and the media ushered out by Bruce Springsteen and a reunion of the many colleagues that he worked with during 16 years as host.