NEW YORK, March 29, 2013 – COMEDY CENTRAL announces the launch of the new “The Colbert Report” app beginning today and available for free on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and Amazon Kindle Fire. Fans of the “The Colbert Report” will now have access to a wealth of show content at the touch of their fingertips. The free app includes recent video clips, a calendar of upcoming guests, classic show segments from the archive, digital exclusives and much more.
Fans will also be able to easily share clips, set personalized tune-in reminders, access background information about the show’s guests and relive classic segments via the Quotes section The sponsors for the launch of “The Colbert Report” app include Cadillac, GE and HTC®.
“Now fans of ‘The Colbert Report’ can watch their favorite moments on all screens,” said Ben Hurst, Vice President, Mobile & Emerging Platforms, Viacom Entertainment Group. “This app makes ‘The Colbert Report’ just a touch away at any time of day – on their iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android and Amazon Kindle Fire.” The free app is available at colbertnation.com/app.
“The Colbert Report” airs Monday-Thursday at 11:30 p.m. and repeats at 1:30 a.m. the same night and at 7:00 p.m. the following day (all times ET/PT).
“The Colbert Report” is produced by Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions, Inc. in association with Colbert’s Spartina Productions, Inc. Stewart, Colbert and Tom Purcell are the Executive Producers with Meredith Bennett, Richard Dahm and Barry Julien as Co-Executive Producers. The series’ Head Writer is Opus Moreschi and it is directed by Jim Hoskinson. David Bernath is the Executive in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
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