Tonight Stephen welcomes doctor, journalist and author of Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You, Jerome Groopman.
Also, Stephen talks with CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin about the Supreme Court's decision on Obamacare.
Tonight Stephen welcomes actor and author of Drama: An Actor's Education, John Lithgow.
Also, Stephen talks with Rick Davis about who the Republicans are finally going to support.
Tonight Stephen welcomes rappers Mos Def & Talib Kweli.
Tonight Stephen welcomes Green Beret, Lt. Colonel Jason Amerine.
Tonight Stephen welcomes legendary entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte.
Tonight Stephen welcomes historian and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, Steven Pinker.
Tonight Stephen welcomes former FBI agent and author The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda, Ali Soufan.
Also, Stephen talks with the former head of EPA Carol Browner about the need for the EPA.
Tonight Stephen welcomes the band Coldplay.
Tonight Stephen welcomes Republican Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman.
Tonight Stephen welcomes the director of the documentary Hot Coffee, Susan Saladoff.
Tonight Stephen welcomes historian and author of the e-book The Cartel, Taylor Branch.
Tonight Stephen welcomes country music superstar Toby Keith.
Tonight Stephen welcomes art historian and author of A History of the World in 100 Objects, Neil MacGregor
Tonight Stephen welcomes world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist and author of Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, Michael Pollan
Tonight Stephen welcomes biology professor and author of The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age, Nathan Wolfe.
Tonight Stephen welcomes history professor and author of Civilization: The West and the Rest, Niall Ferguson.
Tonight Stephen welcomes comedian Seth Meyers.
Tonight Stephen welcomes Jesuit priest and author of Between Heavan and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, Father Jim Martin.
Tonight Stephen welcomes composer Brian Eno.
Tonight Stephen welcomes the author of The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attmpt to Build a Simple Electronic Appliace from Scratch, Thomas Thwaites.
Tonight Stephen introduces us to Jimmy Justice and welcomes movie star Elijah Wood from Happy Feet Two (2011).
Tonight Stephen welcomes MSNBC host and author of Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero, Chris Matthews.
Tonight Stephen welcomes journalist and author of Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, Susan Orlean.
Tonight Stephen welcomes cancer researcher and author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography about Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Tonight Stephen welcomes musical group Tinariwen.
Tonight Stephen welcomes lyricist and author of Look, I Made a Hat: Collected Lyrics (1981-2011) with Attendant Comments, Amplifications, Dogmas, Harangues, Digressions, Anecdotes and Miscellany, Stephen Sondheim.
Tonight Stephen welcomes billionaire Richard Branson.
Also, Stephen debates the merits of SOPA with the former head of Mercury Records Danny Goldberg and internet law Professor Jonathan Zittrain.
Stephen discusses Global Warming, the Trayvon Martin killing, GOP race and discussing evolution and chromosomes with Dr. David Page.
Gun sales are going up in the United States, and Stephen blames Obama for not doing anything about gun control. Colbert takes a look at racial prejudice and a pill that supposedly can cure it. Colbert praises the man that gave Dick Cheney his new heart; himself.
In the second segment, Stephen talks about eating and how Tacocopter might be the cure.
In the third segment, Stephen welcomes Charles Murray and discusses the state of White America.
Colbert takes a look at the Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare. Emily Bazelon from Slate discusses the recent court hearings.
Later, Stephen discusses the rift between the young voters and the GOP.
Mark Ruffalo is the guest in the third segment. He takes up the argument against fracking.
Colbert discusses the Mega Millions Lottery, Rick Santorum in Wisconsin and how SuperPacs are growing in the US. Stephen also does an in depth look at Mitt Romney and his attempts to talk with Wisconisn voters. Stephen also interviews Peter Beinart on the topic of Israel.
Tonight, Steven discusses colleges and how they are joining in the cause by emulating his SuperPac. He then takes a look at the troubled beef industry.
In the second segment, Yahweh or No Way, Steven condemns Las Vegas but approves gambling for the Lord. The Pope going to Cuba is scrutinized but approved.
Last, Gov. Gary Johnson joins Steven and talks about legalizing marijuana.moreless
Stephen takes a look at SuperPacs and how some state governments are wanting to make them disclose their donors. Trevor Potts stops by to lend Stephen a legal hand.
It's primary night, Stephen takes a look at Santorum and his comments on history classes in college.
The special guest is South Carolina Govenor Nikki Haley. She brings Stephen a little gift and talks about the economics of South Carolina.moreless
Stephen takes a look Romney's appeal toward women, or lack thereof. He also looks forward to the end of the world if Romney doesn't win the Presidency.
In the second segment, Stephen is happy that the Cold War might be back on rumors that a large number of Congressional Democrats are Communists.
Special guest James Cameron joins Stephen in the last segment. They discuss his epic journey to the lowest point of the Earth; the Marianas Trench.moreless
Stephen takes a look who will become Romney's Vice Presidential pick. He then talks about the joys and failure of abstinence.
In the second segment, Stephen talks about the National Geographic Channel and it's new show Doomsday Preppers.
In the third segment, Arianna Huffington arrives and talks with Stephen about the Huffington Post winning a Pulitzer.moreless
Tonight Steven looks at the attacks on Romney by the administration. He brings out "Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger" and talks on finding that special someone by scent.
In the second segment, Steven discusses "cookiegate" and what Romney and Obama do with dogs.
Tonight's guest is Dr. Don McElroy, who talks about text books in Texas.moreless
On tonight's show, Stephen begins with a how much money the Super PACs are making and where those dollars are going.
In the second segment, Stephen speaks on the late author Maurice Sendak.
The final segment has special guest Michelle Alexander. She and Stephen discuss racial discrimination within the United States.moreless
Stephen takes a look at President Obama's stand on homosexual marriage and the threat it represents. Afterwards, he takes a look at the threats threatening America.
In the second segment, Stephen looks at the Wisconsin recall election and Republicans running as Democrats.
Dr. Francis Collins talks with Stephen about obesity in the United States.moreless
After a two week vacation, Stephen returns to talk about the latest news and his inclusion on Maxim's Hot 100 list.
A Mexican cartel burns down PepsiCo, gay bars blacklist bachelorettes, Mitt Romney breaks into iPhone apps, Robert Mugabe heads global tourism, and Alan Alda talks science.
A curious attempt of Niagara Falls, NY to attract tourists opens the show, and has Stephen looking in greater detail at the Rust Belt.
In the second segment, Stephen takes a look at the latest threat to the United States: Orangutans with iPads.
Special guest Gregg Allman joins Stephen in the third segment.moreless
Tonight Stephen takes a lookat the causes and effects of the Arab Spring.
Later in the second segement, Stephen updates the Colbert Nation on becoming the spokesperson for Sweden's official Twitter page.
Special Guest Lawrence Krauss joins Stephen and discusses how the universe came from nothing.
Tonight Stephen discusses Obamacare and the waiting game. On "The Word", Florida's Governor gets a dressing down for being too happy in an election year.
Sports writer Frank Deford talks with Stephen about his career as a sports writer.
Stephen takes a look at the Supreme Court's ruling against the immigration law in Arizona. Later, he dicusses the perception of lesbian themes in Pixar's movie Brave.
In the second segment, the focus goes on Dish Network and the choice of blocking commercials.
Special guest Richard Ford talks to Steven about his new novel Canada.moreless
Tonight Stephen talks about the money flowing into the Republican and Democratic parties for this year's election. Later in the show, he discusses June being Gay Pride Month and the effect it's having on his Oreos.
Special guest Melinda Gates arrives and educates Stephen on her charitable foundation.
On tonight's episode, Stephen jumps right in on the story of the week: Anne Curry leaving The Today Show. He then discusses a secondary story about Obamacare being upheld by the Supreme Court.
In the second segment, Emily Balezon fromSlate Magazine explains how Obamacare was passed, what it's about and what could be done about it.moreless
Stephen returns after a two week summer break. After discussing the shocking entertainment news, like Anderson Cooper telling the world that he is homosexual, Steven takes a look at Romney and his career at Bain Capital.
In the "Thought For Food" segement, Steven looks at a newstory about a Funeral Home that is selling coffee to its customers.
Special guest Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses her controversial article on women not being able to have a family life and an active career.moreless
Tonight Stephen talks about the beginning of the 2012 London Olympic Games and takes a detailed look at the games in The Sport Report.
Chick-fil-a is the focus of the second segement about the nation's ongoing culture war over homosexual marriage.
British Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott is the special guest and talks about the relationship Britain has with the United States.moreless
The Healthcare debate continues as Stephen talks about the first daythat companies are required to givebirth control to it's employees.
On tonight's Sport Report, Stephen looks at the Olympics and the U.S. women's gymnatics team.
Special guest and NASA astronaut John Grunsfelddiscusses the August 6th landing of the Mars rover Curiosity.moreless
Special guest and musician Grizzly Bear arrives on the show.
Day three of StephestColbchella 012 RocktAugustFest. Stephen takes a closer look at the home of his concert series, the USS Intrepid.
The 2012 US Women's Gymnastic Team arrives for temporary interships.
Special guest Santigold sits with Stephen for an interview on the USS Intrepid before performing.
Stephen takes a look at Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic Convention and previews Obama's speech.
In the second segment, the Democrat's position on the state of Jerusalem is examined.
Special guest Gov. Bill Richardson arrives and talks with Stephen about the ongoing Democratic Convention.
After briefly discussing the MTV Music Video Awards, Stephen focuses on the Democratic Convention.
Tonight Stephen takes issue with the new USA Today logo. Afterwards, he focuses on the Romney's campaign's attempt to downplay a damaging recording of Romney.
In the second segment of "Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger", Stephen praises Apple for rounded corners and condemns US Weekly and Life &Style magazines for their conflicting style opinions.
Special guest Jeffery Toobin discusses the relationship that Obama has with the Supreme Court.moreless
Tonight Stephen looks atcontroversial comments made by Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama.
In the segement "The Word", Stephen tells the audience what Romney won't do instead of what he will do.
Special guest and master violinistItzhak Perlman performs.
Tonight Stephen compares Obama with Russian President Putin and tries to help the Republicans produce more angry white guys.
In the segment "Alpha Dog of the Week", Stephen looks at Spanish story about an art restoration that went terribly wrong.
Special guest Errol Morris arrives to talk about his new book about the Green Beret Murders in the 1970's.moreless