On Wednesday's Late Show, host Stephen Colbert celebrated not being fired from his job. A #FireColbert campaign began after the comedian unleashed a barrage of insults aimed at President Trump on Monday's show. Screen grab by NPR hide caption

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New Late Show host Stephen Colbert (right) talks with actor George Clooney. Jeffrey R. Staab/AP hide caption

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Stephen Colbert Brings Showmanship — And Harmony — To His 'Late Show' Debut

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On Stewart's Final 'Daily Show,' Parting Was Standing-Room-Only Sorrow

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Boundary-Pushing Late Night Hosts Move On — Colbert Up, Ferguson Out

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Stephen Colbert responded to criticism about a tweet about his show from his TV network Monday, saying he would dismantle the imaginary foundation that created the stir. Comedy Central hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': David Greene wishes he had that Middle-Earth music

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Gov. Nikki Haley named Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) to replace retiring Sen. Jim DeMint. In this file photo, Scott makes brief remarks after a meeting with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the U.S. Capitol on June 2, 2011. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedian Stephen Colbert told his supporters to ask South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to name him to replace outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint. Scott Gries/Picturegroup hide caption

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