Tolkien super geek Colbert, Hobbited it up with Martin Freeman, Sir Ian McKellen, and Peter Jackson. Stephen says of Thursday's show: "I'm so excited, I've been camping outside my own studio since five a.m."
- Peter Jackson, is the man! the man shooting 48 frames per second. (detractors are already busy resurrecting likewise resistance of the 60's before even seeing the effect: "Why in good heavens do we need color TV? Black and white is working out juuuust fine." Also Martin Freeman's young Bilbo compared to Bilbo at 'eleventy-one'.
- Dean O'Gorman tripping on P.J.