Tag Archives: The Colbert Report

Spotlight on Billionaire Jeff Skoll

By Robert Welkos NAME: JEFF SKOLL NET WORTH: $2.7 billion (TheRichest.com) to $3.8 billion (Forbes) SOURCE OF WEALTH: eBay ‘BIO: Born to a middle-class family in Canada, Skoll graduated with honors in electrical engineering program at the University of Toronto, then went backpacking around the world before entering Stanford Business School, where he[...]

Stephen Colbert contemplating another presidential run?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.comThe Republican party hasn’t necessarily offered up a substantial candidate to compete against sitting president Barack Obama in the upcoming election. Could it be time for Stephen Colbert to ride to the rescue? No, this isn’t April Fool’s Day (though it is Friday the 13th, so read into that[...]

Tony Bennett turns 85 on Wednesday, August 3rd

HollywoodNews.com: Legendary performer Tony Bennett celebrates a milestone birthday on August 3rd when he turns 85. But “the best is yet to come” with news that the singer has just completed recording with Lady Gaga and Aretha Franklin for his highly anticipated DUETS II CD adding to a celebrated[...]

Jon Stewart beats Jay Leno in key ratings demographic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For the first time in 10 years, Jon Stewart has bested Jay Leno in the important 18-49 demographic for ratings, suggesting that a shift is occurring in late-night television programming toward Stewart’s cable hit “The Daily Show.” It also shows how far Leno has fallen since returning to[...]

Chelsea Handler joins Paramount’s “Fun Size”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Chelsea Handler has left her mark on the television industry (with a hit talk show) and the publishing world (with multiple bestsellers), though she has yet to crack the feature-film world … for now. Paramount Pictures has signed the “Chelsea Lately” host to play a key role[...]

“Captain America” photo shows battered, bruised Chris Evans

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: First we wondered who would be cast. Then, we wondered what the suit would look like. Now that we’ve received most of our answers regarding “Captain America: First Avenger,” the last lingering issue is how much action will Chris Evans face in what’s amounting to be an[...]

“Glee” and “Modern Family” win WGA & PGA nominations

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: It’s terrific that whenever award nominations for television shows come out these days, ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Glee’ are always well represented. That certainly was the cast today when the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America unveiled their choices. The PGA nominated both ‘Glee’ and ‘Modern[...]

Matthew Morrison helps celebrate People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ with online charity auction

HollywoodNews.com: Most women only dream about meeting their celebrity heartthrobs, but this month a few lucky winners will have the chance to hang with the Prince, swim with the ultimate Olympian, workout with Wolverine and ring in the new year with a music icon. People Magazine has partnered with leading charity[...]

Sheryl Crow joins in Washington DC rally

HollywoodNews.com: Sheryl Crow will be lending her voice to a rally in Washington DC this upcoming weekend. Crow will reportedly be a part of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, states Digital Spy. The singer will reportedly take to the stage to perform along with a[...]

Kevin Kline guest stars on ‘The Colbert Report’ for ‘The Extra Man’

HollywoodNews.com: Kevin Kline recently stopped by Stephen Colbert’s “The Colbert Report” to promote his latest film “The Extra Man.” While he was there, the two got into in an enunciation war. Watch the video below: “The Extra Man” follows Louis Ives (Paul Dano), a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero[...]