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Mark Cuban

Season 1, Episode 32 - Air Date: 12/15/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban!
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Dermot Mulroney

Season 1, Episode 31 - Air Date: 12/14/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes actor and star of The Family Stone, Dermot Mulroney!
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Bob Costas

Season 1, Episode 30 - Air Date: 12/13/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the host of Costas Now and sports commentator, Bob Costas!
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Harry Smith

Season 1, Episode 29 - Air Date: 12/12/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes co-host of The Early Show, Harry Smith!
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Peggy Noonan

Season 1, Episode 28 - Air Date: 12/8/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the author of John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father, Peggy Noonan!
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Craig Crawford

Season 1, Episode 27 - Air Date: 12/7/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the author of Attack the Messenger: How Politicians Turn You Against the Media, Craig Crawford!
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Anderson Cooper

Season 1, Episode 26 - Air Date: 12/6/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the Host of Anderson Cooper 360, Anderson Cooper!
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Maureen Dowd

Season 1, Episode 25 - Air Date: 12/5/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the author of Are Men Necessary?, Maureen Dowd!
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Richard Clarke

Season 1, Episode 24 - Air Date: 12/1/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the author of The Scorpion's Gate, Richard Clarke!
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Katrina Vanden Heuvel

Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 11/30/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes author of The Dictionary of Republicanisms, Katrina vanden Heuvel!
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Richard Preston

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 11/29/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the author of several science books, Richard Preston!
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Brian Greene

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 11/28/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the author of The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality, Brian Greene!
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Tim Robbins

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 11/17/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes star of Zathura, Tim Robbins!
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Matt Taibbi

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 11/16/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes author of "Spanking the Donkey", Matt Taibbi!
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Rev. Al Sharpton

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 11/15/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes Reverend Al Sharpton!
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Sen. Bob Kerrey

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 11/14/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes former Senator Bob Kerrey!
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Cokie Roberts

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 11/10/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes anchor and newswoman, Cokie Roberts!
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Mary Roach

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 11/9/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes author of "Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife", Mary Roach!
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Catherine Crier

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 11/8/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes CourtTV anchor, Catherine Crier!
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Eliot Spitzer

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 11/7/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes the New York State Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer!
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Bradley Whitford

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 11/3/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes star of The West Wing, Bradley Whitford!
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Bruce Feiler

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 11/2/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes author of "Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion", Bruce Feiler!
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Ken Burns

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/1/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes filmmaker & author, Ken Burns!
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Monica Crowley

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 10/31/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes co-host of Connected: Coast to Coast, Monica Crowley!
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Jeff Daniels

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 10/27/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes actor, Jeff Daniels!
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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 10/26/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes astrophysicist and author of "Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution", Neil DeGrasse Tyson!
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Greg Behrendt

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/25/2005
Matt dies in a car accident while on his way to dinner at Kyle's club. His mother gives Amanda a diary in which he recorded secrets about his friends and neighbors.
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Lou Dobbs

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/24/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes host of Lou Dobbs Tonight, Lou Dobbs!
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Jim Cramer

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/20/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes host of Mad Money, Jim Cramer!
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Fareed Zakaria

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/19/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes journalist, Fareed Zakaria!
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Lesley Stahl

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/18/2005
TONIGHT: Stephen Colbert welcomes 60 Minutes correspondent, Lesley Stahl!
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Stone Phillips

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/17/2005
In the premiere episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen starts off the show with a segment called The Word coining the term "Truthiness".

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