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Ticketholders to this week's tapings ofThe Colbert Report won't be getting to see their favorite politican this week after all.
Comedy Central's political talk show abruptly cancelled its tapings for Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16, according to E! News, shocking both audience members and the show's guests.
Wednesday night audience members were told shortly before the show was scheduled that it would not be taping that evening.
Thursday night's guest, author Susan Cain, also seemed to be caught off-guard by the sudden cancellation. She tweeted "Show was canceled for tonight. will resched for march."
Comedy Central issued a statement to address the abrupt change, saying only that the show will be airing repeat episodes both nights due to unforseen circumstances.
Spokesperson Steve Albani told Fox 411 "Unfortunately, we're not providing any details beyond the only official statement."
Since its start in 2005, The Colbert Report only suspended a taping once as a joke, when Senator John McCain suspended his presidential campaign in 2008.
Although Colbert is a regular Twitter user, he has not updated his account since Tuesday.
Comedy Central's The Daily Show, where Colbert made his first political comedic appearance, has only cancelled its tapings twice in the show's history. The show cancelled when a staff member died and again when host Jon Stewart's second child was born.
A Comedy Central source told E! News that the show should restart production soon.