TITLE

CLASS OF 2005-06: Richard Dahn & Allison Silverman Writers, "The Colbert Report," Comedy Central

AUTHOR(S)
Learmonth, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/7/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 47, pA3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the comedy television program "The Colbert Report," written by Richard Dahn and Allison Silverman for Comedy Central. The program stars Bill O'Reilly, Nancy Grace, Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes. According to the article, Silverman and Dahn have a staff watching hours of cable news for material to be used in the program. They begin writing scripts based on how they believe the character, Colbert would react to the headlines of the day.
ACCESSION #
21096145

 

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