Comedy Central suspends Colbert Report

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Hmmm.... :hmm:

Wonder what the deal is here?

(Reuters) - Comedy Central has suspended production of the Colbert Report for at least two days,
an unexplained development that ignited widespread speculation about the popular satirical news show on
Twitter and other social networks.

Comedy Central said the show aired a repeat episode on Wednesday and would again on Thursday due to
"unforeseen circumstances," but did not elaborate. A spokesman for the cable network, owned by Viacom Inc.,
was not immediately available to comment.

The break comes during a crucial stretch for Stephen Colbert's show, with the Republican primary season in full swing.
Last month, Colbert took his political shtick to South Carolina before its primary, staging a mock campaign rally
and urging fans to vote for former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain.

The comedian also has a super PAC - "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow" - that had raised more
than $1 million by late January.

I rarely watch the show myself, just saw this news this morning and wondered what's up.


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That's pretty weird, and cryptic. I hope he's not ill or something.
 

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Not a whole lot to go on. The show is supposed to resume soon, so it doesn't seem like a falling out between Colbert and the network. It could be a minor contract dispute. Colbert may be sick. A staff member may have died, although it would be odd for Comedy Central not to disclose that information.

I imagine we'll find out soon.

EDIT: And mdubya seems to have the answer.
 

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Hope he or his family is ok, i like that show.
 

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Hmmm....

I woulda figured that telling the truth would have been better received by the public.
Most Americans are simply not interested in the demise of their nation.
Therefore, nobody ever tuned in.

Critical thinking would lead to critical examination of the individual self and our personal lives.
Can't have that nowadays - just do what Uncle Sam tells you...

I watched every episode of Freedom Watch that I could catch.
Not many other people did.
Ratings killed it, partly due to Fox Business having such a limited audience.
(It is not the same channel as Fox News)

As far as the content AFTER 3:54 - it was not broadcast on Fox Business or Napolitano's show.
That's some "truther" bullsh!t mixed with BBC content from ten years ago.

More brain-dead bullsh!t finds a new life on the internet - billed as the truth.


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Hmmm....

I woulda figured that telling the truth would have been better received by the public.
Most Americans are simply not interested in the demise of their nation.
Therefore, nobody ever tuned in.

Critical thinking would lead to critical examination of the individual self and our personal lives.
Can't have that nowadays - just do what Uncle Sam tells you...

I watched every episode of Freedom Watch that I could catch.
Not many other people did.
Ratings killed it, partly due to Fox Business having such a limited audience.
(It is not the same channel as Fox News)

As far as the content AFTER 3:54 - it was not broadcast on Fox Business or Napolitano's show.
That's some "truther" bullsh!t mixed with BBC content from ten years ago.

More brain-dead bullsh!t finds a new life on the internet - billed as the truth.


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I hear ya, the last half is pretty silly.
 

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