The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report rating
Release Date: 17 October 2005
Genre: Comedy / News / Talk-Show
Awards: Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 33 nominations
Runtime: 30 min
IMDB Rating: 9.0


An, offshoot of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report (the Ts in Colbert and in Report are silent) is a parody of shows like "The O'Reilly Factor." Colbert begins the show with teasers about the show's content and then the credits go by, with a giant eagle and the stars and stripes featured predominantly. Colbert will pepper commentaries with phrases like, "Look, I don't have time to read books," or, "President Bush isn't a head thinker, he's a gut thinker." Aspects of talking head programs are exaggerated and Colbert presents a host... more