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Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders

Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue. Congress is dragging its feet on reauthorizing funding for ill 9/11 first responders? Hi Congress, Jon Stewart is here, and he’s pissed off. And, on last night’s Late…

John Oliver on Dems' impeachment debate: "Every asshole wins until, finally, they don't" John Oliver on Dems' impeachment debate: "Every asshole wins until, finally, they don't"

Impeachment. It’s the heavily hashtagged Congressional process (see: #Impeach45; #ImpeachTrumpNow; or, for followers of Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, #ImpeachTheMotherfucker) that many other Democrats are approaching with all the gung-ho patriotism of Alexander Hamilton making an exhaustive pros and cons…

On The Late Show, Aubrey Plaza talks playing her first mom, really wanting to be Catwoman On The Late Show, Aubrey Plaza talks playing her first mom, really wanting to be Catwoman

Well, that finally happened. After spending much of her time at Parks And Recreation playing de facto weirdo mother figure to boyfriend/husband/human Labrador Retriever Andy Dwyer, Aubrey Plaza has been cast as her first ever onscreen mother in the Child’s Play remake. In the clip shown on Friday’s Late Show, Plaza’s…

Tom Hanks flips out, spills Disney secrets, shoplifts Tom Hanks Tom Hanks flips out, spills Disney secrets, shoplifts Tom Hanks

“In The Bachelor vernacular, I think I’m pretty awesome,” bragged Tom Hanks genially on Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! It’s hard to argue, what with the multiple Oscars, playing literally every notable white man who’s ever lived, and not being Tim Allen. Still, Kimmel had a test for his esteemed guest, challenging…

Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress

“Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidity in the face of one of the most gloriously outrageous and talented performers out there, Colbert was more than game…

Rachel Maddow tells Seth Meyers the Democrats needs to stop overthinking and impeach already Rachel Maddow tells Seth Meyers the Democrats needs to stop overthinking and impeach already

Just in case you were thinking that the national discourse was too darn well-informed and responsibly witty, Rachel Maddow stopped by Late Night to talk through the current political mess with Seth Meyers. Well, messes, as Donald Trump is in the White House, the GOP is allowing/abetting him in trampling over the rule…

Lin-Manuel Miranda aids Desus and Mero's EGOT quest with Babe Ruth: The Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda aids Desus and Mero's EGOT quest with Babe Ruth: The Musical

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have been using their rapidly expanding Showtime talk show platform to scan the horizon for more worlds to conquer. Specifically, the rarified air of the planet EGOT, as the duo have used Desus & Mero to rope various award-winning guests into assisting them in their quest for glory. In the…

John Oliver tries to rally just one of the 13 states needed to ratify the ERA John Oliver tries to rally just one of the 13 states needed to ratify the ERA

“It’s been an especially rough few years for women in America,” began John Oliver in his main story on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “Yeah, no shit, Zazu” responded fed up American women everywhere. And fair enough. But Oliver’s got a very obvious point, as unavoidable realities like attacks on abortion rights, the…

Stephen Colbert challenges champion weeper Elisabeth Moss to a cry-off Stephen Colbert challenges champion weeper Elisabeth Moss to a cry-off

Trading her all-concealing crimson-and-white “work clothes” for a sunny canary dress, The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss nonetheless came to Friday’s Late Show ready to get down to business. Quizzed by Stephen Colbert about her career-long facility with onscreen waterworks, Moss sensed a challenge coming when…

Mindy Kaling and Stephen Colbert swap Late Night advice, like turning off your damn watch phone Mindy Kaling and Stephen Colbert swap Late Night advice, like turning off your damn watch phone

Thursday’ Late Show saw Mindy Kaling assuring host Stephen Colbert that, yes, while she did talk to Colbert’s writers in preparation for writing her own late-night talk show movie Late Night, they all said really nice things about him. And while a couple of big stars (in addition to Late Night, Kaling feigned humility…

Sophie Turner and Conan O'Brien play tequila slaps, which is just what it sounds like Sophie Turner and Conan O'Brien play tequila slaps, which is just what it sounds like

While it may be true that Dark Phoenix isn’t doing especially well in either the critical or box office realms, everyone’s favorite Queen Of The North Sophie Turner seems to be having the time of her life. Appearing on Wednesday’s Conan, the current screen Jean Grey delightedly regaled Conan O’Brien with some…

Former NSA employee Wanda Sykes tells Stephen Colbert that, yeah, he's probably bugged Former NSA employee Wanda Sykes tells Stephen Colbert that, yeah, he's probably bugged

Monday’s Late Show was filled with surprises for those viewers only casually familiar with the Wikipedia entries of guests Vanessa Bayer and Wanda Sykes. Former SNL star Bayer, for example, was so ill with leukemia as a teenager that she got a Make A Wish wish, which, holy crap. (She has a typically sunny story about…

John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver expertly examined the shoddy, hastily chosen things that work within to transform everything around them into a rotten, oozing, painful, potentially life-threatening nightmare. And he did that in his opening segment, running down the week in Donald Trump and the Republican…

Desus and Mero ask Ava DuVernay about the Central Park Five, Trump, and the ultimate hood movie Desus and Mero ask Ava DuVernay about the Central Park Five, Trump, and the ultimate hood movie

With Ava DuVernay’s wrenching miniseries about the so-called “Central Park Five,” When They See Us, coming out today, the award-winning director made her way down to Desus & Mero’s dank basement interview den for some real talk. For one thing, DuVernay praised the talk show duo’s hand-painted graffiti wall Bodega Boys …

Trevor Noah runs down Robert Mueller's non-answer answer about Trump's obstruction herpes Trevor Noah runs down Robert Mueller's non-answer answer about Trump's obstruction herpes

The Daily Show was the only late-night game in town on this holiday week Wednesday, leaving host Trevor Noah the only host on duty to cover the long-awaited, now longer-to-be-debated public comments by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. First up, Noah derided his sort-of colleagues in the cable news punditry biz for…

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar

With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s taking most of the rest of the week off from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, suggesting that he just had to rush back to broadcast interviews with Rocketman star Taron Egerton and…

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show

If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch and impressionist…

Now your watch is ended, as Seth Meyers and Leslie Jones roar through the Game Of Thrones finale Now your watch is ended, as Seth Meyers and Leslie Jones roar through the Game Of Thrones finale

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the Game Of Thrones finale.

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