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The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert

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The #1 show in late night delivered straight to your ears, every day. Keep up with all the whip-smart writing, hilarious monologues, and revealing conversations with celebrity guests, only on The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Donald Trump must come up with hundreds of millions of dollars before he can appeal the ruling in his New York civil fraud case, his GOP primary opponent is staying in the race despite losing her home state of South Carolina, and the former president defended his mental acuity in a speech to conservatives. And if you don’t know his favorite action movie, or what he thinks happens when we die, do you really know Arnold Schwarzenegger? Check out his new book, “Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life.”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The amazing Danielle Pinnock tells Stephen how much she enjoys her "Ghosts" character Alberta, a jazz singer who represents an iconic period of Black history. Catch Season 3 of "Ghosts" on CBS and stream it on Paramount+. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Writer and director Christopher Nolan sat down with Stephen for a lengthy interview on all things "Oppenheimer" earlier this month, but there was more Nolan that didn't make it to air on TV! We've got the extra beats on The Late Show Pod Show so you can hear what Nolan thinks of AI, "The Thing," and his childhood experiments with his father's Super 8 camera. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jon Stewart returns to the host chair at The Daily Show and begins his coverage of the 2024 election. He comes to grips with the reality of America’s chronologically challenged presidential candidates and The Best F**king News Team gauges voter opinions at a diner. Editor-in-Chief of The Economist, Zanny Minton Beddoes, also joins to discuss President Biden’s 2nd term potential, the global spread of national conservatism, what former President Donald Trump doesn't understand about the NATO alliance, and the Republican divide over support for Ukraine. You can hear new episodes of The Daily Show: Ears Edition every day available wherever you get your podcasts, and we’ll be back with more Late Show Pod Show tomorrow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Stephen Colbert gives a special introduction to a Pod Show exclusive and presents a new compilation of questions he's taken from the audience in the Ed Sullivan theater. Find out why Stephen started making this Q&A a part of his regular showtime routine at The Colbert Report, and hear him answer questions such as: What's the biggest fish you've ever caught? Who's your favorite late night host to do the job? At what moment did you chose comedy over dramatic acting? And what was it like to interview Eminem on a local cable access channel in Monroe, Michigan in 2015? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Stephen and his producer Becca talk about the 60th anniversary of The Beatles' first US tour, including an historic pitstop at The Late Show's very own Ed Sullivan Theater. Listen as Stephen breaks down the nearly 100-year history of his current workplace ahead of this extra long Paul McCartney interview from 2019, when Stephen divulged his personal connection to McCartney's music in a conversation about legacy, grief, and a little old band called The Beatles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Stephen's back with another week of special introductions on The Pod Show and says he's happy to plug anything for a guest! And Ryan Gosling tells Stephen that he was dragged across Sydney's Harbour Bridge on a shovel while shooting his latest film, "The Fall Guy," an action comedy that honors the work of Hollywood's stunt performers. Then, Stephen and Ryan exchange gifts and the "Barbie" star does the unthinkable, bestowing upon our host one of the world's highest honors: Ken's mink coat. Catch "The Fall Guy" in theaters this May. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Stephen Colbert is adding a personal touch to the Pod Show this week with special commentary leading off each podcast episode along with his producer, Becca. Hear why John Krasinski wrote and directed "IF" for his kids, and what Stephen really thinks of John's arm wrestling chops. "IF" opens in theaters on May 17th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Actress Lily Gladstone was destined to bring home an Academy Award nomination, according to her high school classmates. Watch her award-winning performance in the Martin Scorsese film, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” streaming globally on AppleTV+. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Meanwhile… A school district in Kentucky gave students a day off after the Super Bowl, Taco Bell has new Mountain Dew-inspired dessert items, Pizza Hut will help you break up with your lover this Valentine’s Day, a pastor was caught paying people in meth after watching them have sex, there’s a hot fan theory about how “Star Wars” character Rey Skywalker was conceived, and “Dune: Part Two” star Josh Brolin wrote a book of poems while on set. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Evie McGee Colbert returns to The Late Show to help her husband Stephen select the perfect greeting card for Valentine’s Day, and to announce the release of their first cookbook, “Does This Taste Funny?” Pre-order the book here: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Stephen Colbert urges Americans not to become numb to Donald Trump’s crimes, and offers a reminder that no other presidential candidate has ever had to pause his campaign to defend himself in multiple trials, for example, his election fraud case in Georgia where the district attorney is being scrutinized for a potentially inappropriate relationship that has no bearing on the facts of the case against the former president. Billy Joel gives Stephen Colbert a peek behind the curtain at his creative process and shares what motivated him to release his first new single in 30 years, “Turn The Lights Back On.” Stick around for more with Billy Joel and tune in to watch the 100th show of his Madison Square Garden residency when it airs on CBS on April 14th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Russia might be pursuing space nukes, Catholic Americans celebrated two very different holidays today, and the former president is desperate for affection. Actor, producer and entrepreneur Mark Wahlberg first encountered the story of a dog named Arthur in a sports documentary, and knew right away he wanted to turn it into a feature film. See the heartwarming story on the big screen when “Arthur the King” hits theaters on March 15th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Snowy weather may have suppressed turnout in New York’s special election to replace Rep. George Santos, Donald Trump wants to install his daughter-in-law as co-chair of the RNC, and there are new candy hearts for people in unconventional relationships. Oscar-winning actor and writer Matt Damon promised his family he would take some time off, but then “Oppenheimer” director Christopher Nolan reached out to him with an offer. Stick around for more with Matt Damon and check out his new documentary, “Kiss the Future,” in AMC theaters on February 23rd and streaming on Paramount+ later this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce won big in Las Vegas on Super Bowl Sunday, Democrats are panicking about President Biden’s age and mental fitness, and Donald Trump told Pennsylvania voters that their state would be renamed if he loses the election. John Oliver dares Disney’s lawyers to come after him for using Steamboat Mickey to promote the 11th season of “Last Week Tonight.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Stephen recaps tonight's Super Bowl on a special Sunday night Late Show, and says goodbye to an old friend who's been living under his desk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Meanwhile… A store in Kentucky has the world’s grooviest bathroom, an Australian toddler got stuck in the claw game at an arcade, a pair of cruise passengers were arrested after trying to sail to England with 112 bags of marijuana, a study shows Clown Fish can count, Stephen gives his audience “the talk,” and you can now get taco shells blasted by Cinnadust. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Justin Hartley shares a preview of his new CBS primetime drama, “Tracker,” and promises that this new character won’t shed nearly as many tears as the one he played in “This Is Us.” Watch the series premiere of “Tracker” on CBS following Super Bowl LVIII. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The Supreme Court heard arguments in the Colorado ballot suit brought by an elderly constitutional scholar, the current president is no longer being investigated for stashing classified docs in his garage. If you don't know his favorite smell, or which animal he thinks is the scariest, do you really know André 3000? Learn more about the man behind the flute in this edition of The Colbert Questionert. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The House GOP achieved new levels of dysfunction this week with their botched impeachment vote, Nikki Haley took second place in Nevada’s primary despite running unopposed, and the former president is pushing RNC chair Ronna McDaniel to resign. Stephen Colbert sits down with “Oppenheimer” writer and director Christopher Nolan for a wide-ranging interview set in a very apropos location: Albert Einstein’s office at the Institute for Advanced Study on the campus of Princeton University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Comments (10)


I love this show, but I turned off Mark Wahlberg. Looking at a grownup with ashes on his head to prove he's a good Christian is too much. Maybe MAGA has soured me to such obvious displays.

Feb 15th

Amber Laila


Feb 5th

Farhad Rad

#Mahsa_Amini #Nika_Shakarami #Sarina_Smailzade #Dictator_Governance #Protest #Iran #مهسا_امینی #نیکا_شاکرمی #سارینا_اسماعیل_زاده ✌️✌️✌️

Oct 9th


Colbert is a sellout who has Trump living rent free in his head.

Oct 9th
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Kevin Miller

pathetic not funny

Sep 16th

Armin io

keep going 💛👍

Dec 4th

Matt Huisenga

That was a good Thurston Howell III impression, imo

Nov 25th

Laura D

trying to work while listening 🤣🤣 not happening

Nov 19th


absolutely terrible

Nov 13th
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