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  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert accepts donations after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert scans a credit card for a donation after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert scans a credit card for a donation after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert (L) listens to his attorney Trevor Potter, while appearing before the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert (L) performs with a giant papier-mache puppet of himself at the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on the National Mall on October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC. Jon Stewart and Colbert held the rally, which tens of thousands of people attended. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert spits out water while debating colleague Jon Stewart during the 'Rally To Restore Sanity and/or Fear' on the national Mall October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC. Tens of thousands of people streamed into the US capital Saturday for the rally hosted by liberal comics Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, billed as an antidote to the ugly political mood dividing the US three days before mid-term elections. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/A
  • WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert performs at the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on the National Mall on October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC. Jon Stewart and Colbert held the rally, which tens of thousands of people attended. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert performs at the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on the National Mall on October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC. Jon Stewart and Colbert held the rally, which tens of thousands of people attended. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert appears before the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert (L) stands with his attorney Trevor Potter during an appearance before the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert appears before the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • Comedian and television host Stephen Colbert dances as thousands gather for the 'Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear' on the National Mall in Washington, DC, October 30, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert appears before the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert embraces former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain during a rally at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert shakes hands with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain during a rally at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert shakes hands with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain during a rally at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert hosts a rally with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert hosts a rally with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert (L) holds a rally with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain (R) at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert scans a credit card for a donation after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert (L) holds a rally with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain (R) at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert makes a grand entry with a marching band and cheerleaders during his rally with Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain (not pictured) at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert makes a grand entry with a marching band and cheerleaders during his rally with Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain (not pictured) at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV Personality Stephen Colbert attends IAVA's Fifth Annual Heroes Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV personality Stephen Colbert attends IAVA's Fifth Annual Heroes Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV Personality Stephen Colbert attends IAVA's Fifth Annual Heroes Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  • WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert hosts the Comedy Central 'Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear' on the National Mall October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC. Tens of thousands of people filled the east end of the mall to see comedians, musicians, sports stars and others perform during the televised event. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
  • HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Stephen Colbert attends Comedy Central's 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards Party at The Colony on September 18, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 04: TV Personality Stephen Colbert (L) and wife, Evelyn Colbert arrive at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors held at the Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Michael Tran/Getty Images)
  • Comedian Stephen Colbert hosts a rally with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Colbert held the event with Cain, titled 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally', as part of his pseudo-run for president of 'The United States of South Carolina.' (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV Personality Stephen Colbert attends IAVA's Fifth Annual Heroes Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV personality Stephen Colbert attends IAVA's Fifth Annual Heroes Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV personality Stephen Colbert attends IAVA's Fifth Annual Heroes Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
    
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Wednesday's taping of "The Colbert Report" was suddenly suspended and Thursday night's show will also not be taped. There has been no word as to why.

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