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Stephen Colbert says working without a live audience has been challenging during the pandemic: "There's some vital performance adrenaline spark that's missing." Scott Kowalchyk/CBS hide caption

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Stephen Colbert On Missing His Audience And Making Comedy A Family Business

Colbert has been taping The Late Show without a live audience during the pandemic, but he's not always alone. Sometimes his wife, Evie, is in the room. If she laughs, he knows he's on the right track.

Stephen Colbert says working without a live audience has been challenging during the pandemic: "There's some vital performance adrenaline spark that's missing." Scott Kowalchyk/CBS hide caption

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Stephen Colbert On Missing His Live Audience And Making Comedy A Family Business

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