'Colbert Report' off air; network offers no explanation

An expected live version of the show was replaced by a repeat Wednesday. Comedy Central said Thursday's live show will be off, too.

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    Comedian and Charleston native Stephen Colbert, left, sings to the crowd during the 'Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally' at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., on Friday, Jan. 20.

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Comedy Central's "Colbert Report" is off the air, and it's a mystery why.

An expected live version of the show was replaced by a repeat Wednesday. Comedy Central said Thursday's live show will be off, too.

The network said it was airing the repeats "due to unforeseen circumstances" but offered no other explanation.

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Stephen Colbert's popular "fake commentary" program airs Monday through Thursday, following "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart.

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