The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Not Eligible for SAG Awards Awards® Consideration


Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the #1 show in late night, where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Executive Producers: Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart
Co-Executive Producers: Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Barry Julien, Opus Moreschi, Denise Rehrig
Supervising Producers: Aaron Cohen, Paul Dinello, Emily Gertler, Jay Katsir, Matt Lappin, Bjoern Stejskal, Sara Vilkomerson
Producers: Ballard C. Boyd, Michael Brumm, Gabe Gronli, Paige Kendig, Jake Plunkett, Adam Wager

Outstanding Directing

Jim Hoskinson

Outstanding Writing

Ariel Dumas – Head Writer
Jay Katsir – Head Writer
Stephen T. Colbert
Delmonte Bent
Michael Brumm
River Clegg
Aaron Cohen
Nicole Conlan
Paul Dinello
Glenn Eichler
Django Gold
Barry Julien

Michael Cruz Kayne
Eliana Kwartler
Matt Lappin
Felipe Torres Medina
Opus Moreschi
Asher Perlman
Tom Purcell
Kate Sidley
Brian Stack
John Thibodeaux
Steve Waltien


“…Colbert’s pointed honesty and his empathy have made him the most important mainstream comedian of 2020.”

– Vanity Fair

“…essential late night TV.”

– Vice

“Stephen Colbert has been firing on all cylinders…he’s managed to be a rare mix of funny, smart, honest and sincere in a time where it’s hard to be any one of those things.”

– Vulture

“…his recent shows have come as close to arguing that America needs seismic change as television ever allows. Stephen Colbert probably won’t change anyone’s mind, but if any host on TV is going to say with a smile that he’s mad as hell and he’s not going to take this anymore, it’s him.”



Episode #929 | 6/1/2020

Guests: Killer Mike; Chris Hayes

Episode #963 | 8/26/2020

Live show following night #3 of the RNC.
Guests: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; performance by Lucinda Williams

Episode #995 | 11/5/2020

Larry Wilmore and Laura Benanti 

Episode #1025 | 1/6/2021

Senator Amy Klobuchar; Rep. Adam Kinzinger; performance by Jamila Woods