THE COLBERT REPORT, Comedy Central
Stephen Colbert is a best-selling author, political satirist, writer, comedian, and television host of Comedy Central's acclaimed series, The Colbert Report. For seven years, The Colbert Report has garnered ratings and critical success as one of the top shows on television. The series has received two prestigious Peabody® Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting and 25 Primetime Emmy® nominations. In 2010, Colbert and his writing team were honored with a second Emmy® for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program. Colbert first gained TV notoriety in 1997 when he joined the late-night satirical news program, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
ABOUT MADAME TUSSAUDS WASHINGTON D.C.
Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive, full-sensory experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear major historical events and celebrities in a way unlike any other Washington D.C. attraction. The attraction, highlighted by the Presidents Gallery, which features wax figures of all 44 U.S. Presidents, showcases likenesses of some of the world's most recognized individuals, including: international superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt; superstarsMichael Jackson, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna; entertainment and sports giants Oprah Winfrey, Babe Ruth, Johnny Depp and Tiger Woods, among others. Most recently, wax figures of historic U.S. icons Harriet Tubman and Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low, were immortalized in wax and debuted at the attraction. For more information, visit www.madametussaudsdc.com or call 202-942-7300 or 888-WAX-IN-DC.
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