The Colbert Report

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
The Colbert Report Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 14+

Shrewd talk show spoof is edgy but hilarious.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 27 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

The Colber Repor

Very Funny! Great show.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 11+

This show is HILARIOUS!

Stephen Colbert deserved his Emmy. His show The Colbert Report is extremely funny. Some episodes have some suggestive talk in them. But overall, it's okay for ages 11 and up!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

TV Details

Our Editors Recommend

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate