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On The Late Show, Hillary Clinton won't say "I told you so" despite being right about everything On The Late Show, Hillary Clinton won't say "I told you so" despite being right about everything

Introducing former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, First Lady, author, and person who won the popular vote by three million votes Hillary Clinton, Stephen Colbert had to wait for his audience’s extended applause to die down. And, sure, losing an election to a buffoonish bigot reality show host and confessed sex…

Henry Winkler and some celebrity pals offer bad advice on The Late Show Henry Winkler and some celebrity pals offer bad advice on The Late Show

While Stephen Colbert is famous (or “darn famous,” as he put it), he doesn’t claim to know all the answers. At least that’s what the Late Show host maintained on Thursday’s show, claiming his only real skills are “how to wear a tie and occasionally talk to Nicki Minaj.” Luckily, fame has its perks—like knowing tons…

On Willie Nelson's tour bus, Stephen Colbert asks which celebrities most need a hit On Willie Nelson's tour bus, Stephen Colbert asks which celebrities most need a hit

Stephen Colbert took Wednesday’s Late Show on the road. Well, on the street, anyway, as the host hopped up from his desk and interviewed guest Willie Nelson on Nelson’s famously cosy tour bus parked out on 53rd Street outside the Ed Sullivan Theater. There to promote his latest album, My Way (a collection of Sinatra…

Sweet Dee is stuck replaying the wrong game on an all-women Always Sunny Sweet Dee is stuck replaying the wrong game on an all-women Always Sunny

“The only way to beat men is by competing with other women.”

Terrifying goofball Javier Bardem gives ugly lessons (and a wig) to Conan Terrifying goofball Javier Bardem gives ugly lessons (and a wig) to Conan

On Tuesday’s Conan, Loving Pablo star Javier Bardem told host Conan O’Brien about the most chilling line he gets to say in the film about infamous Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. From the former Anton Chigurh (he of the deadpan coin flips of doom), that’s saying something, but, indeed, Bardem successfully wigged…

Chef José Andrés suggests Trump take leadership lessons from Puerto Rican kids on The Daily Show Chef José Andrés suggests Trump take leadership lessons from Puerto Rican kids on The Daily Show

The Daily Show had already booked chef and philanthropist José Andrés to appear on Thursday’s show before Donald Trump started tweeting his latest baseless, self-exonerating conspiracy theory about the number of American citizens who died in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. (Short version, best read in Grampa…

Sam Bee returns to save democracy with This Is Not A Game, which is a game Sam Bee returns to save democracy with This Is Not A Game, which is a game

After a presumably much-needed rage-hiatus (a montage shows her hurling stuff at her Trump-infested office TV), Samantha Bee returned to Full Frontal on Wednesday with some sobering news about the upcoming midterm elections. Bringing a new enemy of our way of life you didn’t know existed to the fore, Bee profiled one…

The Gang can't escape themselves in a rickety escape room-themed It's Always Sunny The Gang can't escape themselves in a rickety escape room-themed It's Always Sunny

“You know what? Don’t explain it any more—challenge accepted.”

On Late Night, Natasha Rothwell talks Insecure, being insecure around Beyoncé at SNL On Late Night, Natasha Rothwell talks Insecure, being insecure around Beyoncé at SNL

Former Saturday Night Live writer, current Insecure writer and actor, and all-around delightful funny person Natasha Rothwell talked some shop with Late Night host and fellow SNL veteran Seth Meyers on Tuesday. It’s always interesting when Meyers and a former SNL colleague talk shop, and Rothwell—who showed off some…

Journalist Bob Woodward doggedly details what we should be afraid of on The Late Show Journalist Bob Woodward doggedly details what we should be afraid of on The Late Show

With damning news being broken about an embattled, cartoonishly corrupt president in the last few months by reporters named Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, there’s a decided hint of déjà vu in the air. On Monday’s Late Show, Woodward sat down for an extended interview with host Stephen Colbert about his new book…

John Oliver makes a direct appeal to Floridians about voting rights on Last Week Tonight John Oliver makes a direct appeal to Floridians about voting rights on Last Week Tonight

Last Week Tonight returned on Sunday night after taking multiple weeks of nights off from comedically dissecting the exact manner in which we are thoroughly and irretrievably fucked. Take the upcoming, ridiculously vital midterm elections in November, where the cartoonishly corrupt Republican Party is really outdoing…

On The Late Show, Emma Thompson contemplates an alternate future as Donald Trump's First Lady On The Late Show, Emma Thompson contemplates an alternate future as Donald Trump's First Lady

It’s hard to imagine that Late Show host Stephen Colbert and Oscar-winning writer, actress, and walking universal exemplar Emma Thompson had never met before last night’s show. For one thing, accepting Colbert’s hand in greeting on her way from backstage, Thompson joined Colbert in an extended dance number,…

Late-night has some notes on that anonymous White House op-ed  Late-night has some notes on that anonymous White House op-ed 

On a day when the Senate is hotly debating a lifetime Supreme Court seat for a right-wing ideologue appointed by a guy Stephen Colbert accurately described as “a former reality star and unindicted co-conspirator,” some late-breaking news wound up hijacking much of the late-night hosts’ monologues. That would be the…

Stephen Colbert and John Krasinski take their comedy guy fight to action guy town Stephen Colbert and John Krasinski take their comedy guy fight to action guy town

After catching up of everything that happened in Trump World since he was on vacation—a president under multiple criminal investigations is trying to stick a puppet justice on the Supreme Court, by the way—Stephen Colbert welcomed his first guest, amiable, boy-next-door “comedy guy” John Krasinski. The Late Show host,…

In a dry late-night week, Patton Oswalt and Guy Branum make Conan a comedy oasis  In a dry late-night week, Patton Oswalt and Guy Branum make Conan a comedy oasis 

While it’s understandable that late-night hosts need to take a few weeks off and recharge their satirical batteries in the summer (or, in Jimmy Fallon’s case, think up new ways to fart around with movie stars and Silly String or whatever), that leaves the rest of us looking for some comedic relief from the daily crush…

Comic legend Bob Newhart busts out a surprisingly solid Joe Pesci impression on Conan Comic legend Bob Newhart busts out a surprisingly solid Joe Pesci impression on Conan

When you book 88-year-old comedy icon Bob Newhart as a talk show guest, you imagine you know what you’re going to get. By the time someone lik Newhart has reached his sixth decade in show business, it’s pretty much a given that they’ve reached either the “greatest hits” or “forbearing pity applause” stage. Especially…

Drunk atheist Jim Jefferies tries to broker Middle East peace with a trio of churchy types Drunk atheist Jim Jefferies tries to broker Middle East peace with a trio of churchy types

Jim Jefferies—the outspoken atheist comedian you want to take a poke at slightly less than Bill Maher and Ricky Gervais—took some of that Comedy Central cash and booked a flight to Jerusalem on Tuesday’s religion-themed Jim Jefferies Show. Sitting down with a Baptist pastor, a rabbi, and a Muslim scholar for a…

Marc Maron marks 25 years on Conan O'Brien's shows by being Marc, but with a guitar Marc Maron marks 25 years on Conan O'Brien's shows by being Marc, but with a guitar

On Monday’s Conan, host Conan O’Brien noted that his late-night, on-camera relationship with first guest Marc Maron goes back a full quarter-century. Well, nearly, as Conan joked, “You know, the first year we weren’t sure about you.” Maron replied, “And then you realized I could alienate people over and over again,”…

Conan O'Brien lures Trump with a Fox & Friends logo on Conan Conan O'Brien lures Trump with a Fox & Friends logo on Conan

In the blasted, blustering, hacky hellscape of TV Donald Trump impressions, finding a fresh take on the current occupant of the White House is harder than finding a Trump administration figure not under criminal investigation. You’ve got your high-profile, wig-dependent pickers of low-hanging fruit (Alec Baldwin,…

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