Day: March 19, 2013

Stephen Colbert breaks character to support his sister’s Congressional campaign

Stephen Colbert plays “Stephen Colbert” on Comedy Central, and in doing so on The Colbert Report, he has pretended to be a conservative talking airhead while mocking same, and also used satire to poke holes in our political process by launching his own PAC during the 2012 election cycle. His sister, Elizabeth Colbert Busch, is running a very real election campaign right now in South Carolina. She is running as a Democrat for an open Congressional seat holding a primary election today. Yesterday, “Stephen Colbert” broke character to support his sister via an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on...

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D.L. Hughley’s “The Endangered List” honored by Television Academy

D.L. Hughley may not have started his Dancing With the Stars experience on the right foot Monday night (earning the low scores of the evening in week one), but the stand-up comedian did have some great news to fall back on — his Comedy Central special, D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List, was singled out by The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences as one of eight broadcasts in 2012 “With A Conscience.” The TV Academy, home to the Emmys, will recognize Hughley’s special as part of the Sixth Annual Television Academy Honors on May 9, 2013. “This group of honorees...

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