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Elizabeth Warren tells Stephen Colbert the Mueller report needs to come out, Donald Trump to go out Elizabeth Warren tells Stephen Colbert the Mueller report needs to come out, Donald Trump to go out

It was an abrupt gear shift for late-night comedians on Monday, as the non-release of the long-awaited Mueller report into whether Donald Trump and his campaign conspired with Russia to steal an election and then obstructed all attempts to find out about that left Trump and the easily placated gloating. As Colbert…

Megan Amram's first Simpsons script brings the culture wars to Springfield Megan Amram's first Simpsons script brings the culture wars to Springfield

“Remember this if there’s ever a gender war!”

No, the Green New Deal doesn't ban cow farts and ice cream, explains Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Late Night No, the Green New Deal doesn't ban cow farts and ice cream, explains Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Late Night

“Its weird, like, why are so many grown men just obsessed with this 29-year-old, right? On second thought . . .” That’s the Representative from New York’s 14th congressional district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, cracking wise on last night’s Late Night, while talking about the hyperventilating blowhards at Fox News.…

On Conan, John Mulaney hints at a third sketch in the "Diner Lobster," "Bodega Bathroom" trilogy On Conan, John Mulaney hints at a third sketch in the "Diner Lobster," "Bodega Bathroom" trilogy

As far as spectacularly failed sitcom stars go, John Mulaney is killing it these days. Winning Emmys for his consistently killer stand-up specials, voicing the hilariously awkward Andrew Glouberman on Big Mouth, penning arguably the best Documentary Now! episode of the season, and being plain delightful on talk shows…

Aidy Bryant tells Jimmy Fallon about taking her Shrill cast to a strip club Aidy Bryant tells Jimmy Fallon about taking her Shrill cast to a strip club

Say what you want about the ever-oscillating quality of venerable comedy cruise liner Saturday Night Live, there’s nobody in the current cast more welcome and delightful than Aidy Bryant. Rewarded at long last with her own series lead in Hulu’s Shrill, which she also produces, Bryant popped in to see old SNL buddy…

Lupita Nyong'o bewitches, freaks out Stephen Colbert with golden eyes and tales of Us Lupita Nyong'o bewitches, freaks out Stephen Colbert with golden eyes and tales of Us

With Jordan Peele’s wildly anticipated Get Out follow-up Us finally coming out this week, the film’s director and cast were in full-court late-night press mode on Monday. Star Winston Duke was charming as ever on Late Night With Seth Meyers, explaining how Peele’s directive to make his “dad bod” co-lead look as…

John Oliver talks public shaming with Monica Lewinsky, who has some thoughts John Oliver talks public shaming with Monica Lewinsky, who has some thoughts

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver spent most of the show examining the phenomenon of public shaming. You know, that thing where millions of people around the world take turns dogpiling someone they don’t know but have very definite opinions about thanks to an often-misunderstood misdeed. (He showed talk show…

Bart's Esports career makes for an intriguing but disappointing Simpsons family journey Bart's Esports career makes for an intriguing but disappointing Simpsons family journey

“Are you ready to turn this thing that you like into something that will consume every waking minute?”

Stephen Colbert mocks Netflix's sexy serial killer obsession with The Dick Nighttime Murders Stephen Colbert mocks Netflix's sexy serial killer obsession with The Dick Nighttime Murders

When not itself mercilessly killing off beloved, inclusive TV series with devoted fan bases, Netflix loves it some serial killers, the sexier the better. That’s Stephen Colbert’s contention, anyway, as he introduced a segment on Friday’s Late Show by recommending the streaming giant’s new show about serial killer of…

Here’s how a bunch of home-schooled kids were inadvertently exposed to vintage Conan O’Brien Here’s how a bunch of home-schooled kids were inadvertently exposed to vintage Conan O’Brien

Comedian and actor Moses Storm (Unfriended, the latest Arrested Development, that guy named Squirrel on This Is Us) is a big Conan O’Brien fan. Apart from getting to work with his idol (he was on O’Brien’s recent hiatus stand-up tour with Ron Funches, Flula Borg, and Laurie Kilmartin), Storm also got to sit down with…

Spoiler-prone Mark Ruffalo faces an Avengers quiz while hooked to a lie detector on The Tonight Show Spoiler-prone Mark Ruffalo faces an Avengers quiz while hooked to a lie detector on The Tonight Show

Last time everyone’s favorite Hulk Mark Ruffalo did press for an Avengers movie, well, it didn’t go well. At least not for the Watchers at Marvel, who themselves hulked out a bit when Ruffalo, alongside the more locked-down Don Cheadle, endearingly blurted out the final fate of half the universe in Avengers: Infinity…

John Turturro shows Stephen Colbert his dance moves, including the Jesus John Turturro shows Stephen Colbert his dance moves, including the Jesus

John Turturro co-stars with Julianne Moore in the new late-life sort-of romance Gloria Bell, where their divorcées overcome their post-breakup wariness with some impressively intimate disco dance moves. As Colbert noted with the help of a handy montage, we’ve been watching the prolific, Emmy-winning…

Paula Pell cradles Seth Meyers while talking Documentary Now! and new character Nana Teabags Paula Pell cradles Seth Meyers while talking Documentary Now! and new character Nana Teabags

Seth Meyers told guest Paula Pell that, when the two were writing together on Saturday Night Live, everyone in the writers room knew she’d “be the funniest person on Earth.” And while Pell’s skills behind the camera are well-known to comedy nerds everywhere, the current A.P. Bio scene-stealer has also popped up in…

John Oliver gives the big, beautiful dialing finger to the FCC over robocalls on Last Week Tonight John Oliver gives the big, beautiful dialing finger to the FCC over robocalls on Last Week Tonight

For all his trenchant, Emmy-winning political satire, Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver delights most in coming up with inventive ways to fuck with all the right people. Using the power of his and his writers’ imagination—and HBO’s cash—to do some cheeky and creative good in the world clearly makes Oliver, and us, very…

Film and TV representation is the prize as Saturday Night Live plays "Can I Play That?" Film and TV representation is the prize as Saturday Night Live plays "Can I Play That?"

On last night’s Idris Elba-hosted Saturday Night Live, the first sketch after Elba’s monologue was a game show, which might not exactly suggest the episode was reaching for new comic territory. (Just a thought, try a season with no game show, talk show, or reality show parodies. See what pops up.) Anyway, Elba joined…

Idris Elba's charisma can't rescue another disappointing Saturday Night Live Idris Elba's charisma can't rescue another disappointing Saturday Night Live

“I’m not an actor, I’m a [movie, TV, DJ, all-around big bright shining] star!”

On The Late Show, Gayle King talks keeping cool in the face of R. Kelly meltdowns, Fox News racism On The Late Show, Gayle King talks keeping cool in the face of R. Kelly meltdowns, Fox News racism

Stephen Colbert engaged in a little CBS programming synergy on Thursday’s Late Show, inviting CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King on to publicize her now-infamous interview with embattled singer and multiply accused pedophile R. Kelly. With the widely shared photo (snapped by King’s makeup guy) of Kelly, mid-rant,…

On Full Frontal, Sam Bee profiles the worst family in America—no, the other one On Full Frontal, Sam Bee profiles the worst family in America—no, the other one

Just who is the worst family in America these days? Wait, wait, hear Samantha Bee out here before you ring in. For while one clan is currently destroying America for no other reason than to line their silken, sweatshop-made pockets, the other is the Trumps. No, but seriously folks, Bee took the time on Thursday’s…

Kit Harington tries to pretend to know nothing as Stephen Colbert guesses Game Of Thrones endings Kit Harington tries to pretend to know nothing as Stephen Colbert guesses Game Of Thrones endings

So have you heard about this throne-games show? Seems like a pretty big deal. At least that’s the sense you’d get during Tuesday’s Late Show anyway, as Kit Harington came out to what Stephen Colbert described as unusual squeals of Beatles-esque delight from his audience. For the unassuming Harington, it was all in…

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