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Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Stephen Colbert congratulates CBS on reality-TV trend: despertainment

Stephen Colbert weighed in on the latest reality-TV trend: Despertainment.

“Reality TV is always putting a spotlight on the latest cultural trends -- where the real-est housewives are, who thinks they can dance, and what noun America is currently at war with,” he said on his Comedy Central show Tuesday night.

 “Which is why I’m giving a big tip of my hat to CBS Television, for a new reality show that draws inspiration from a real-world issue.Yes, ‘The Job,’ where contestants battle for some place to go during the day.”

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By  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Tags:  cbs, mark burnett, michael davies, stephen colbert, colbert nation, the colbert report

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