NEW YORK, June 5, 2013 – The Nation will experience a special one-hour episode of “The Colbert Report” as Stephen Colbert welcomes Paul
McCartney. The super-sized show will feature an interview as well as performances of songs featured on
McCartney’s current Out There tour, the new 2013 reissue of “Wings Over America” and more with one
song to be exclusively available at www.ColbertNation.com.
Tune-in to “The Colbert Report” on Wednesday, June 12 from 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET/PT to watch this
Said Colbert, “I think this McCartney kid’s got something special and I’m gonna
put him on the map!”
McCartney first appeared on “The Colbert Report” on January 28, 2009 in
an interview for a “paulmccartney.com for more artist info.
This is the second one-hour music special to be featured on “The Colbert Report” following Radiohead on September 26, 2011. Musicians who have previously appeared on the show include The National, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Iggy & The Stooges, The Killers, Morrissey, Ben Folds Five, Santigold, fun., Jack White, The Black Belles, Talib Kweli, Florence & The Machine, Bon Iver, LCD Soundsystem, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Gorillaz, Cee Lo Green, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon, Neil Young, Tony Bennett, Willie Nelson, R.E.M., The Roots, John Legend, Barry Manilow, John Mellencamp, NAS, Toby Keith, Feist, Rush, Peter Frampton, Carole King, Elvis Costello, among many others.
“The Colbert Report” airs Monday-Thursday at 11:30 p.m. and repeats at 1:30 a.m. the same night and at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. the following day (all times ET/PT). Full episodes, as well as clips, are posted for viewing the following day at www.ColbertNation.com with URL and embed links.
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