• Late night round-up: Mark Normand, Aparna Nancherla

    Late night was light with their stand-up offerings this week. But if you’re only going to have two comedians do sets, Aparna Nancherla and Mark Normand are fantastic choices. The two are favorites amongst true comedy nerds and both popped by the late night shows with strong punchlines and overall funny sets. It’s worth noticing that Late Night with Seth Meyers and Jimmy Kimmel Live! continue their blackout on stand-up

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    Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump’s doing my Colbert Report character

    Stephen Colbert criticized his own performance during the early days of The Late Show and to also criticize President Donald Trump. He received a standing ovation for his appearance on Saturday at An Evening with Stephen Colbert at the PaleyFest in Los Angeles. The sold out event was moderated by Pete Holmes. Despite his current ratings success, the late night host described the tumult during his first six months on

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    Late night round-up: Mo Welch, Colin Quinn

    Not a lot of stand-up on the late night shows this week. Mo Welch made a solid late night stand-up debut on Conan where she reminds everyone how weird it is to be from Normal, Illinois. Certainly worth a watch. Colin Quinn popped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert this week. Quinn did not do any stand-up, but he did give us a taste of his new one-man show

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    Late night round-up: Adam Sandler, Nathan Macintosh, Jenny Zigrino, Byron Bowers

    Love was in the air this Valentine’s Day week on the late night talk shows. The lovey-dovey feelings even penetrated some of the stand-up sets this week. Jenny Zigrino shared some dating gaffes while Adam Sandler helped Jimmy Fallon celebrate five years on The Tonight Show with a little serenade. Nathan Macintosh and Byron Bowers, both late night vets, came in with great sets and tight jokes. All are certainly

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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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    Stephen Colbert slams Donald Trump’s reaction to Khashoggi murder (Video)

    Stephen Colbert addressed the alleged murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the top of the Late Show last night and, to be expected, lambasted President Donald Trump and his uncharacteristic, ‘meh reaction. After all, this is a man who’s gone on Twitter tirades against everyone from Beyonce to Bette Midler to Mac Miller. You’d think our president could’ve mustered up some vitriol for the horrifying killing of Khashoggi

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    Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump presidential announcement (Video)

    Late Show with Stephen Colbert won’t premiere until September but the late night host is wasting no time getting involved in the 2016 presidential election. Following Donald Trump’s Tuesday announcement that he’ll be running for the nation’s highest office, Stephen Colbert was rolled out to a podium to make his own announcement. The comedian announced that he will still be hosting Late Show on CBS! Okay, well, we already knew

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    Stephen Colbert adjusts the Colbeard for Late Show (Video)

    David Letterman and his Late Show are off the air. The famed Late Show with David Letterman sign that hung over Broadway for over twenty years is gone. The dawn of Stephen Colbert (Round 2) is upon us. CBS launched the website, iOS app and social media accounts for Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday. With it, they also launched a new Late Show podcast and intro video. ColbertLateShow.com

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    Chris Elliott talks David Letterman, The Rewrite, Schitt’s Creek (Laughspin Interview)

    Chris Elliott has had a long, storied career in film and television playing oddballs, jerks, and weirdos. There’s Chris Peterson, the 30-year-old paperboy in the cult favorite television series Get A Life. Larry, the awkward and aloof cameraman in Groundhog Day. There’s Woogie, the creepy and increasingly disgusting suitor in There’s Something About Mary. There’s Nathaniel Mayweather, the emotionally stunted seaman in Cabin Boy. And there’s Chris Monsanto, the eccentric U.S.

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    David Letterman tells Regis Philbin about post Late Show plans

    David Letterman and Paul Shaffer visited The Late Late Show last night, as Regis Philbin manned the guest hosting chair in already-departed Craig Ferguson’s place. A long list of guest hosts – Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Whitney Cummings, etc. – are filling in before James Corden officially takes over in March. During Letterman’s appearance, Philbin asks Letterman what he’ll do once he leaves hosting duties at Late Show on May

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    Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars

    After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after nearly 22 years. CBS chairman Nina Tassler announced that Stephen has until the Fall to get

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    David Letterman sets Late Show exit date

    David Letterman finally knows when his historical run on Late Show will come to an end. Letterman’s final broadcast on CBS will be on May 20. The legendary late night talk show host announced his retirement back in April. They had yet to establish when he would bow out in 2015. Stephen Colbert will take over the Late Show chair, leaving his soon-to-end Comedy Central program The Colbert Report. David

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    Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era

    For many, last night was a mix of emotions. For some it was a day to proudly cast a vote, making their voices heard and fulfilling an age-old civic duty. For those opposed, it was a day to protest through inaction, decrying what they see as a faulty system. For the apathetic and possibly comedy-inclined, it was a day to eat Funyuns, try to figure out that whole “Alex from

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    ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ star Jim Carrey tests David Letterman for Ebola (Video)

    New York City is freaking out about Ebola and visitor Jim Carrey is no exception. The Dumb and Dumber To actor appeared on Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday night. In the middle of the interview, Carrey pulled out a thermometer and gave David Letterman an amateur Ebola screening. Of course, the Ebola “crisis” has been blown way out of proportion since it is fairly difficult to be infected

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    Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show tops Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTube

    If the number of your YouTube subscribers is indicative of your popularity in real life – spoiler: it is! – then Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show just hit a crucial milestone. With more than 4.7 million followers on YouTube, The Tonight Show has just surpassed the YouTube following of Jimmy Kimmel Live, which has an almost equally impressive following of 4,694,431, according to a TubeFilter piece posted this morning.

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