• Late night round-up: Nate Bargatze, Kenny Deforest prevent stand-up blackout

    Stand-up comedy was almost blacked out of late night these last two weeks. The Tonight Show was the only network talk show to feature a stand-up in the whole week—the hilarious Nate Bargatze last Friday. This week, Kenny Deforest is the only stand-up this week, doing a killer set on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Ronny Chieng and Aparna Nancherlawill both be on late night Friday night, but

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    Late night round-up: Adam Ferrara, Mo Amer

    Presidents’ Day was a quiet week for late night stand-up with several shows taking the full week off. Jimmy Kimmell Live! and Conan aired reruns, but a couple of comedians delivered tight sets for those tuning in. Mo Amer stopped by The Tonight Show while perennial veteran Adam Ferrara made an appearance on The Late Late Show. Here’s a couple of stand-up sets to get you 10 minutes closer to

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    Late night roundup: Joe List, Sam Morril, Matthew Broussard

    It was a man’s week on the late night shows—but these dudes more than paid their dues and ground their way to respect in the comedy community. The Tonight Show, Conan, and Late Late Show all featured some stand-up this week worth watching. I’ve been watching Sam Morril and Joe List for the better part of a decade in New York City. Though I’m unfamiliar with the prominent jawline of Matthew

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    State of the Union: Late night hosts clap back at Donald Trump

    Late night comics responded quickly to President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address on Tuesday. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Jimmy Fallon, James Corden, and Trevor Noah all took turns jabbing at the tempered speech shortly after it aired. In Trump’s State of the Union speech, the president took a hard line on immigration, despite his apparent theme of unity. The comedians took a hard line against

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    Late night roundup: Gary Gulman, Jo Firestone, Samantha Ruddy, Paige Weldon, Django Gold, Corey Rodrigues

    Late night shows were jam-packed with stand-up this past week. Some of late night’s hilarious writers performed just feet away from their bosses. Other comedians like Samantha Ruddy and Corey Rodrigues made their late night stand-up debuts. Late Night with Seth Meyers and Jimmy Kimmel Live! took a week off of stand-up, but below you can enjoy over a half-hour of fantastic stand-up from both rising and veteran talents. The Tonight

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    Late night roundup: Adam Newman, Kellen Erskine (and Siri)

    It was a fairly quiet week in late night stand-up despite Conan’s return to TV. Adam Newman and Kellen Erskine did solid sets this week showcasing their talents to a national audience. Erskine can be seen on Amazon’s Inside Jokes docuseries and made his late night stand-up debut on Conan in 2018. He also performed on everyone’s favorite ‘what’s this person going to do?’ series America’s Got Talent. Newman is

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    Late night roundup: Roy Wood Jr., Janelle James, Joel Kim Booster, Sean Finnerty

    Late night talk shows are still one of the best places to get bite-sized amounts of stand-up comedy and discover new up-and-coming comedians. Of course, not all late night comics are making their TV debuts. We love it when our favorite comedians do a little stand-up before heading over to the couch! To help you get through the final hours of your Friday workday, each week we’ll give you a recap

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    Late Late Show host James Corden makes late late push for relevancy (Video)

    James Corden begins his Late Late Show hosting tenure next week. CBS seems excited for its new talents (Stephen Colbert takes over Late Show later this year). The only problem is– no one seems to know who James Corden is! Corden has won a Tony Award and a BAFTA (it’s like a British Oscar) but the English comedian is still fairly unknown. His highest profile role was starring as the

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    James Corden’s first Late Late Show guest announced!

    James Corden will host the legendary Tom Hanks as his first guest when the Scottish comic takes over The Late Late Show on CBS next month. Craig Ferguson has already and is plenty busy with other projects. Since his departure, CBS has had a slew of (male) guest hosts including Judd Apatow, Drew Carey, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Kunal Nayya and musician-turned-comedian-turned-back-into-a-musician John Mayer. Tom Hanks is a friendly, popular– and

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    When Craig Ferguson leaves Late Late Show, great comedians will guest host. And then also John Mayer.

    When Craig Ferguson ends his nearly 10-year reign as Late Late Show host at the end of December, a roster of guest hosts – including the insufferable John Mayer – will sit behind the Scottish comedian’s vacated desk until James Corden officially takes over. Drew Carey will host first between Jan. 5 and Jan. 9 and again between March 2 and March 6. Judd Apatow, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Will

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    Reports: Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson will host syndicated talk show when contract expires in December

    Not even four months after Craig Ferguson announced he’d be leaving his post at CBS as host of the Late Late Show, it seems the Scottish comedian has landed a new gig. According to reports, Ferguson is about to sign a deal to host a new syndicated talk show that would air around 7 or 7:30 pm— not during late night! “It will also tape in Ferguson’s current studio at

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    Norm Macdonald delivers inspirational graduation speech in Funny Or Die video

    Norm Macdonald has made no secret of his desire to take over Craig Ferguson’s spot on CBS as the host of the Late Late Show. The former Saturday Night Live anchor of Weekend Update — arguably the best one, at that — has been re-tweeting to his 424,000 followers his fans’ messages of support for the idea; the hashtag #LateLateNormNorm has been going strong for weeks. He’s even told Conan

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    Craig Ferguson leaving Late Late Show: What does it mean for Chelsea Handler, Conan O’Brien and the rest of the late night television landscape?

    Well, this was inevitable. Craig Ferguson will leave Late Late Show when his contract with CBS expires at the end of this year. Ferguson, who succeeded Craig Kilborn on Late Late Show in 2005, announced to his studio audience, “CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are ‘consciously uncoupling,’ but we will still spend holidays together and share custody of the fake horse and robot skeleton, both of whom

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    David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay at CBS through 2014

    David Letterman and Craig Ferguson are here to stay, comedy fans! At least through 2014, anyway. CBS just re-upped the two late night favorites for at least two more years on the network. This means, unless something totally unexpected occurs, The Late Show host will break the record for longest-running late-night talk show host; he’s currently just about tied with Johnny Carson at 30 years. For Ferguson and The Late

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    Watch Steven Wright and Craig Ferguson try to out-weird each other

    While the traditional formula of a two-hander still works to this day (one plays “straight,” one plays crazy), a pair playing crazy in their own respective ways can be one of the most delightful things to watch. Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, for example, hosting anything from their live show Crash Test at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles to the most recent Critics’ Choice Movie Awards on VH1 are

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