Tag Archive: The Colbert Report

[WATCH] Vince Gilligan discusses the BREAKING BAD finale on THE COLBERT REPORT

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan returned to The Colbert Report last night to discuss his hit show’s feverishly anticipated finale. For those not completely up-to-date, the interview obviously contains spoilers — which Colbert makes light of part-way through — as Gilligan opens up about the ultimate fate of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), living with the character in his …

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[WATCH] Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks DON JON on THE COLBERT REPORT

The charming-as-ever Joseph Gordon-Levitt is currently doing the rounds for his directorial debut, Don Jon — see also his entertaining AMA, and a hilarious Fallon appearance below —  and tonight he stopped by The Colbert Report. The actor-turned-writer/director explained how his film examines the unrealistic expectations perpetuated by porn and romantic comedies — which gave Stephen an opportunity for a great …

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[WATCH] Kevin Spacey talks HOUSE OF CARDS on THE COLBERT REPORT

Kevin Spacey paid a visit to The Colbert Report last night to discuss his starring role in Netflix’s breakout series House of Cards, which is up for an unprecedented 9 Emmys. Colbert had a bone to pick with Spacey over the “internet show” being up for a “TV award”, and the two had a fun back-and-forth that climaxed …

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[WATCH] Matt Damon pimps ELYSIUM on THE COLBERT REPORT

Last night’s episode of The Colbert Report featured an unconventional interview with Matt Damon, who is currently doing the rounds for the sci-fi blockbuster Elysium. Following a report on a recent spate of celebrity rescues, Colbert decided to put himself in harms way in order to meet a celebrity; Damon turned up to lend a hand, but …

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[WATCH] Stephen Colbert gets DAFT PUNK’d; dances to ‘Get Lucky’

The Colbert Report was set to launch their annual Colbchella music week tonight with very special guests Daft Punk, only to have the duo pull out at the last minute due to a contractual obligation with MTV’s VMAs. Understandably incensed, Stephen Colbert began the show by mercilessly skewering MTV President Van “my peeps are feelin’ funky …

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[WATCH] Bryan Cranston discusses the end of BREAKING BAD on THE COLBERT REPORT

Breaking Bad is back to complete its fifth and final season this month, and star Bryan Cranston stopped by The Colbert Report tonight to discuss this highly-anticipated return. Witty and self-effacing as ever, Cranston mocked his early voiceover work on Power Rangers while impersonating James Lipton, cleverly avoided Colbert’s inquiries about the show’s conclusion, and made such a menacing transformation …

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[WATCH] Jerry Seinfeld talks COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE on THE COLBERT REPORT

Jerry Seinfeld appeared on The Colbert Report tonight in support of his great web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the title of which is pretty self-explanatory. In an entertaining yet occasionally awkward two-part interview, Colbert initially struggled to get the legendary comedian to open up about the series, before the discussion ventured into some hilariously self-reflective …

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[WATCH] THE NATIONAL on THE COLBERT REPORT

Brooklyn-based indie rock greats The National have just released their reliably excellent new LP, Trouble Will Find Me, and following a Letterman appearance earlier this week they continued their late-night rounds tonight on The Colbert Report. Frontman Matt Berninger sat down with Colbert for an endearingly awkward chat about perfectionism, aging and the band’s name, before the group — stately …

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[WATCH] Kathryn Bigelow & Dustin Hoffman visit THE COLBERT REPORT

The Colbert Report had a banner episode tonight with appearances from both Dustin Hoffman and Kathryn Bigelow — easily upstaging The Daily Show‘s lame Jennifer Lopez interview. Hoffman was there to promote his directorial debut Quartet, and while that film doesn’t look very good, he shared a hilarious bit with Colbert during which the two bickered over Stephen …

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[WATCH] Mandy Patinkin talks HOMELAND & terrorism on COLBERT + sings with Michael Stipe

Veteran stage, film and television actor Mandy Patinkin stopped by The Colbert Report tonight to promote his current show Homeland, which airs its Season Two finale in a few days time. After discussing his terrific character Saul Berenson and that trademark beard, Colbert brought up the touchy subject of terrorism and Patinkin launched into a fiery tirade about peace …

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