“The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” Gets 4 Daytime Emmy® Noms

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart in suits

Who’s honoring Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart now?
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences! “The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” received four Daytime Emmy® Nominations from the Academy, Including:

  • Outstanding Special Class Special
  • Outstanding Special Class Writing
  • Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing
  • Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control
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The Colbert Report wins Writers Guild of America award!

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Congratulations to The Colbert Report writers on winning a Writers Guild of America award last night for Best Comedy/Variety Series! The TCR writers previously won this award in 2008; this year, they were up against Penn & Teller, Saturday Night Live, and The Daily Show. Well done, Team Colbert!

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Team Colbert wins fourth consecutive Producers Guild of America award

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Congrats to Team Colbert, who were just awarded the The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment and Competition Television during the 2011 Producers Guild of America awards this evening. This makes the fourth year in a row that the ‘Colbert Report’ has received the honor. Congratulations Meredith, Rich, Tom, Allison, Jon and Stephen!

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From the Boston University Spring 2011 Catalog – “The Colbert Report: American Satire”

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‘Colbert Report’ nominated for Producers Guild of America award

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For the fourth year in a row, the ‘Colbert Report’ has been nominated for” The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment and Competition Television”. The ‘Colbert Report’ has won this award in 2008, 2009, and 2010, and looks posed to have a four-peat for this year’s awards. Congratulations, Team Colbert!

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‘Colbert Report’ writing team nominated for WGA award for fourth straight year

WGA Awards - February 2010

Congrats to the writing staff of the ‘Colbert Report’, who have been nominated for the 4th straight year for a Writer’s Guild of America award for Comedy/Variety (including talk) Series. First nominated in 2007, the ‘Colbert Report’ writers won the award that first year out, but lost in 2008 to ‘Saturday Night Live’ and lost in 2009 to ‘Saturday Night Live’/'Daily Show’ (dual winners in 2009).

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You have to admit, he does look gouda

Stephen Colbert in cheddar

In case you didn’t see the detail in the cheddar bust of Stephen Colbert presented by last night’s guest Tom Vilsack, check out this picture of the sculpture, released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Flickr page.

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Call for Stephen Colbert to hold “Restoring Truthiness” rally gaining momentum

Restoring Truthiness

It’s not often that we here at No Fact Zone are surprised by a grassroots movement involving the fans of Stephen Colbert. However, in the past 48 hours I’ve been inundated with people sharing the news, and asking questions, about what has come to represent a huge movement by the Colbert Nation – the “Restoring Truthiness” rally movement.

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ASME judges Stephen Colbert by his covers

The American Society of Magazine Editors has just announced the finalists in the 2010 Best Cover Contest… and the six nominees in the “Funniest” category happen to include two featuring Stephen Colbert! And starting September 1, amazon.com will be hosting voting for the winners in each of the 12 categories.

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Who’s Honoring Stephen Colbert now? The VH1 Do Something Awards!

VH1 Do Something Awards

The VH1 Do Something awards honor the best young world-changers, 25 and under, that are making the world a better place. The five nominees for this year’s award have done projects such as running theatrical companies for disabled children, training community health workers in Haiti, and funding school for poverty stricken girls in Kiberia.

In addition to celebrating these amazing young people, the awards have nominated celebrities in different categories. Stephen Colbert is nominated in the category of “Comedian” for his work in Iraq.

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