O'Brien: Trump And Liberal Reaction To Him 'Hurt Comedy'
As the late night comedy shows remain on strike, former late night host Conan O’Brien joined Kara Swisher of New York Magazine on her podcast to discuss the future of the format. During their long discussion, O’Brien argued that Trump and the angry reaction to him from current comedy hosts “hurt comedy.”
Maher, Gaffigan Throw Dirt on Late Night TV’s Grave
Bill Maher has been a late-night TV staple for years, but he doesn’t consider his HBO show a typical “late night” destination.
Kimmel Mourns Not Being on Air to Mock Trump's Weight, Indictments
The late night comedy shows may be on strike which means they’ve had to go four months without offering up their hot takes on the news which they sought the remedy on the Thursday’s edition of their Strike Force Five podcast. When asked which news story he regrets not being able to cover, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel naturally chose Donald Trump.
Good Riddance: 95% of Late Night ‘Comedy’ Show Guests Are Liberals
With the Writers Guild of America going on strike, it is likely that America has seen the last of the first half of 2023’s late night comedy shows. Whether America wants them to return is another question as 95 percent of their guests were liberal, a NewsBusters study has documented.
Colbert, Daily Show Condemn DeSantis For Disney-Prison Joke
CBS’s The Late Show host Stephen Colbert and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show temp host Jordan Klepper condemned Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on their Tuesday shows for joking about possibly putting a new state prison next to Disney World and it was unclear if these professional joke tellers knew DeSantis was joking.
Colbert Helps Porter Ludicrously Claim She Takes No Lobbyist Money
California Rep. Katie Porter continued her CBS book tour and Senate campaign by making her way over to The Late Show on Tuesday where host Stephen Colbert helped her out by asking “Do you ever feel insulted that no one is trying to bribe you?” While Porter and Colbert tried to portray her as incorruptible public servant, the facts are more complicated.
Colbert Suggests Thomas Friend is a Nazi, Calls Tennessee GOP Racist
For CBS host of the The Late Show Stephen Colbert, Monday’s opening monologue was a good opportunity to play the race card on everything from Clarence Thomas and his friendship with Harlan Crow to Tennessee Republicans for expelling two lawmakers for their role in shutting down legislative proceedings.
'Merry Christmas,' Late Night Hosts Celebrate Trump's Indictment
For the late night comedy show hosts and their audiences, the Thursday indictment of former President Trump was more of a chance to enjoy a cathartic experience than anything else. However, buried beneath their joy was the sense that they haven’t completely thought through the ramifications.
Confused by Doors, Colbert Cries 'Bullcrap' on School Security Ideas
CBS’s Stephen Colbert became the first network late night host to address the Nashville school shooting on the Tuesday edition of The Late Show where he attacked Fox News for daring to talk about school security, labeling such discussions as “bullcrap.”
Colbert Labels Reagan A Crack Dealer, Condemns Pro-Lifers With Harris
CBS’s Stephen Colbert sat down for a softball interview with Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday for an interview where the duo lamented pro-life laws and the toughest question was Colbert wondering if the administration was not sufficiently radical on the environment. Colbert would also use Wednesday’s edition of The Late Show to label Ronald Reagan a crack dealer.
Hilarious: Psaki Hypes MSNBC's Alleged 'Very High Standard' on Facts
Those who say the late night comedy shows have forgotten how to be funny should consider Monday’s The Late Show on CBS as former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki promoted her new MSNBC show by telling host Stephen Colbert that the network has “a very high standard of what is factual.”
Colbert Labels GOP Bad Christians For Budget Priorities
On Thursday, CBS The Late Show host Stephen Colbert declared Republicans to be bad Christians for their hypothetical budget which was one day after he compared Justice Samuel Alito to the Taliban for his Dobbs opinion.
Colbert Labels Alito A 'Turd,' Compares Roe's Demise To Iran, Taliban
CBS The Late Show host Stephen Colbert commemorated International Women’s Day on Wednesday by lamenting the state of women’s rights around the world including in Iran, Afghanistan, and the United States. For the Catholic Colbert, the downfall of Roe v. Wade means that Justice Samuel Alito is just as much of a “turd” as the Taliban.
Colbert: Tennessee Governor a 'D***' For Banning Youth Sex Changes
Stephen Colbert voiced his displeasure at Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s announcement that he plans to sign bills that will prohibit “gender-affirming care” for minors and drag shows for children on Wednesday’s edition of The Late Show on CBS. Colbert was so disgusted by the moves that he addressed Lee as “you dick.”