Stephen Colbert Plans a Musical Christmas
Comedy Central announced on Tuesday (Sept. 16) that "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" will air on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. ET.
Then, in an impressively swift turnaround, "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" will premiere on
It's a bit unclear if the special is meant to be viewed as just a general Christmas extravaganza starring Stephen Colbert, or whether it's meant as an extension or special episode of "The Colbert Report."
The special finds Colbert on his way to meet
Colbert and his friends will sing an assortment of original songs composed by Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne with lyrics by "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart executive producer David Javerbaum. Song titles include "Little Dealer Boy," "There Are Much Worse Things to Believe In" and "