The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

 

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 T. 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 Writing

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

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

Outstanding Directing

Jim Hoskinson, Director

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES

Jim Fenhagen, Production Designer

Larry Hartman, Production Designer

Brendan Hurley, Scenic Designer

Riley Mellon, Scenic Designer

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY FOR VARIETY OR REALITY PROGRAMMING

Bill Burns, Choreographer

OUTSTANDING COSTUMES FOR A VARIETY, NONFICTION OR REALITY PROGRAM

Antonia Xereas, Costume Designer

Derek Moreno, Wardrobe Supervisor

Anne Kenney, Asst. Costume Designer

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR VARIETY PROGRAMMING

Jason Baker, Editor

Bryan Dinello, Editor

Andrew Matheson, Editor

Amanda Sprecher, Editor

Rachel Whitaker, Editor

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES

Karen Obel Cape, Technical Director

Michelle Lippitt, Screens Producer

Joe Debonis, Camera Operator

John Hannel, Camera Operator

John Harrison, Camera Operator

Wade Latz, Camera Operator

Dante Pagano, Camera Operator

Tom Carroll, Video Engineer

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES

Michael Scricca, Lighting Designer

OUTSTANDING MOTION DESIGN

Andro Buneta, Art Director

Matt Lappin, Creative Director

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY MAKEUP FOR A VARIETY, NON-FICTION, REALITY PROGRAM

Jesse Lindholm, Makeup Department Head

Alexa Branco, Key Makeup Artist

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY HAIRSTYLING FOR A VARIETY, NON-FICTION, REALITY PROGRAM

Jenna Robinson, Hair Dept. Head

Lisa Daily, Key Hair Stylist

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL

Pierre de Laforcade, A1/Broadcast Audio Mixer

Harvey Goldberg, Music Mixer

Alan Bonomo, Monitor Mixer

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Laura Benanti, Guest Star

Accolades

“…essential viewing…”

– Vanity Fair

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

– Vanity Fair

“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

“…the standard for the rest of late night.”

– MIC

Episodes

Episode #929 | 6/1/2020

Guests: Killer Mike; Chris Hayes

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

Episode #1076 | 4/13/2021

Guests: Daniel Kaluuya; performance by Lucy Dacus; special appearance by Taylor Swift