Stephen Colbert Experiences his First Protester Disruption While Chatting with Uber’s CEO

Norman Weiss
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Stephen Colbert experiences his first protester disruption while chatting with Uber’s CEO

During today’s Late Show taping, Colbert was interviewing Uber CEO Travis Kalanick when an audience member stood up and chanted that Uber was "ruining" the New York City taxi industry, according to BuzzFeed News reporter Rachel Zarrell. No word yet if the protest will be edited out of tonight’s show. PLUS: Boycott Israel advocates are dismayed over Colbert’s Hummus ad.


Joe Biden had an emotional interview with Stephen Colbert

The vice president talked at length about the death of his son Beau. He was of course also asked about running for president. Biden's response: “I think you should run for president and I’ll be your vice president.”


Report: Stephen Colbert’s Late Show writing staff is all white, with 17 men and 2 women

That's according to Splitsider, which points out that Colbert had recently written in Glamour magazine, "I’m here for you, and that means I’m going to do my best to create a Late Show that not only appeals to women but also celebrates their voices."


Scandal
drops its official Season 5 trailer

The 30-second promo promises the “twisty crazy goodness” you’ve craved is “handled."


The casts of Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago P.D. posed for a photo together

The picture was taken to promote their three-part crossover event.


Black-ish releases a promo for its N-word-themed Season 2 premiere

It’s titled “The Word."


The X-Files revival will premiere next month at New York Comic-Con

The premiere episode, titled My Struggled, will be screened on Oct. 10, along with a panel with Chris Carter and David Duchovny.


Natalie Portman is a huge Broad City fan -- even though its Garden State joke made her feel "insecure"

Thanks to the Comedy Central show, Portman now realizes how much the 2004 film she made with Zach Braff is loathed.


Mary Elizabeth Winstead to star in CBS’ BrainDead

She’ll star in the Washington, D.C. comic-horror comedy from The Good Wife creators.


Ranking Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s 6 History of Rap performances

First place goes to History of Rap, Part 3.


The Leftovers’ new promo shows more of Jardin, Texas

"We are the 9,261, we are spared,” a church group chants in the new trailer.


Hillary Clinton danced the Nae Nae on Ellen

Stephen "tWitch” Boss helped Clinton perform the dance in her pantsuit. PLUS: Bill Clinton tweets that his wife "looks good w her Whip skills, but needs work w her NaeNae."


Jessica Simpson “would have a panic attack” if she rewatched MTV’s Newlyweds

It’s been 10 years since her and ex-husband Nick Lachey’s reality show went off the air.


Mad Men alum Christopher Stanley joins American Crime

Betty’s husband will play Felicity Huffman’s love interest on the ABC series.


Can movies reclaim their prestige from TV?

Rob Reiner says that the movie business is losing its most creative people to television. “All those adult dramas — Breaking Bad, The Wire, House of Cards — all of those really high-quality TV shows, they’re doing those things studios are no longer doing. Most of the people who are writers, directors, actors, got into this because we like to create,” he says. "We’re creative people, and that’s what we like to do. If there’s no outlet for that, we have to go to indie financing or TV.”


Jenna Dewan-Tatum will perform on the SYTYCD finale

The Step Up star will perform a duet with Team Stage captain Travis Wall.


Go behind the scenes of Game of Thrones' Season 5 visual effects

A new video focuses on the pure CGI scenes and landscapes from this past season. PLUS: Here’s a possible Jon Snow spoiler, and watch a cockatiel sing the GoT theme.


Watch The Vampire Diaries’ Season 7 trailer

Featuring scary new villains.


Idris Elba to produce drama The Crusaders for Fox

The proposed series would focus on second-generation Africans living in the United States, who specialize in returning stolen items back to Africa.


Which White House staffer did Mindy Kaling date?

In her new book Why Not Me?, Kaling revealed the romance in a chapter titled, “One of the President’s Men.” PLUS: Kal Penn says no, it wasn't him, prompting Kaling to tweet: "stop lying. Don't deny our love."


Key & Peele’s sketches were built to last

"Seek out their best material from four or five years ago, and it won’t show any signs of age,” says Matt Zoller Seitz. He adds: "Key and Peele’s real legacy may turn out to be one of sheer craft. They and their co-writers were masters at devising sketches that were simultaneously about two or three things without relinquishing the simple pleasures of comedic character-building and storytelling.”


You’re the Worst’s brilliance is in how it subverts romcoms

Unlike most romcoms, says David Sims, the FXX comedy "follows two uninhibited souls grappling with the realization that they might prefer monogamy—without declaring one more enlightened than the other.”


Why NBC shouldn’t wait to renew The Carmichael Show

After a brief six-episode season, the NBC comedy has proven to be in the league of All in the Family. PLUS: Carmichael reenergized the Very Special Episode.


Craig Ferguson: I left The Late Late Show 3 years too late

Ferguson and Seth Meyers talked talk shows in an after-Late Night taping chat.


See new pics from Downton Abbey’s final season

Why is Lady Edith smiling?


Watch Friends transformed into a horror movie trailer

A Friends fan has created Dead Friends.


CW unveils another Arrow trailer

With multiple shocking twists!


Dave and Odette Annable welcome their first child

It’s a girl for the Brothers and Sisters alum and Banshee star.