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#EndorseThis: James Corden Wants To Educate Trump About AIDS

Famed for “Carpool Karaoke,” James Corden is just a funny, clever guy who rarely intervenes in politics — but after reading about the public resignation of six members of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, he spoke out forcefully on The Late Late Show. He’s not thrilled by Donald Trump’s health care policy, especially concerning the […]

June 22, 2017

#EndorseThis: Michelle Obama Nails ‘Carpool Karaoke’

“I heard you were here for a 1:45 tour, and I had a little time on my hands.” 

July 21, 2016
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Late Night Roundup: The Trump Victory Infomercial

The late night shows were dominated Wednesday by Donald Trump’s bizarre combination victory speech, press conference — and infomercial for Trump products.

March 10, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Standing Behind Donald Trump

The late night shows were all discussing one topic: The Super Tuesday results, and Donald Trump’s continued takeover of the Republican Party.

March 3, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Trump’s Big Win Down South

In the wake of the South Carolina primary, two topics dominated the late night shows: Donald Trump’s steamrolling victory — and the final, definitive end of Jeb Bush.

February 23, 2016

Late Night Roundup: The Donald Vs. The Pontiff

Colbert: Mr. Trump, Mr. Pope — I believe that’s his formal name — is it possible that you guys are fighting because you have so much in common?”

February 19, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Getting Positive — With John Kasich

Stephen Colbert’s reply to a candidate who’s against negativity: “Shut up!”

February 18, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Sarah Palin’s Bag Of Words

One topic dominated the late night comedy shows: Sarah Palin’s rambling, 20-minute speech where she endorsed Donald Trump.

January 21, 2016

Late Night Roundup: ‘The Tonight Show’ — With Donald Trump

Donald Trump sat down for an absurdly softball interview with Jimmy Fallon.

January 12, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Messing With Texas Textbooks

Larry Wilmore examined the latest school textbook revisions from Texas — eliminating references to the slave trade, Jim Crow laws, and the Ku Klux Klan.

December 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Stephen Colbert Takes On ‘NostraDonald’

Stephen Colbert examined Donald Trump’s amazing ability to predict future events — if they’d already been in the news.

November 25, 2015

Late Night Roundup: A Beer With Norman Lear

Larry Wilmore asked the TV legend: “Do you feel kind of responsible for having Archie Bunker running for president right now?”

November 13, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Free ‘Jeb!’

Trevor Noah launched a new online petition to free a suffering animal from captivity: Jeb Bush.

November 11, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: That Awful Debate

Stephen Colbert highlighted Donald Trump’s boast of his greatest accomplishment: Negotiating the debate down to two hours, instead of three.

October 30, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Jeb’s Kryptonite Is Questions’

But the even more crucial question, as Seth discovered: Does Jeb even want to be president, or is he simply running due to family pressure?

October 27, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Paul Ryan Got ‘Playboy’d’

How is that right-wing media is now even calling Paul Ryan a communist? “The Daily Show” explained what’s going on.

October 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Pope And Circumstance!

Stephen Colbert was excited for Pope Francis’ visit to New York, so much so that he invited the leader of the Catholic Church to appear on his show.

September 25, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Huuuuge Debate!

The late night shows caught up on the Republican debate — and to borrow a line from Donald Trump, there was a lot of material of which they could make fun.

September 18, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Undecided 2016’

Stephen Colbert highlighted the merchandise being sold by the presidential campaigns, and presented his own idea for an alternative branded merchandise.

September 10, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Obama (And Jon Stewart) Don’t Care!

Larry Wilmore brought a special guest on ‘The Nightly Show’ to provide an expert commentary on what it’s like to be just about to leave a job: Jon Stewart from ‘The Daily Show.’ But for his part, Jon said Obama isn’t quite in ‘don’t care’ mode — he’s in ‘I’m gonna build me a library with my name on it’ mode.

July 29, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The ’90s Rapper Of Presidential Candidates

Larry Wilmore and Mike Yard took another look at Donald Trump’s potential appeal to minority voters — as a 1990s rapper getting into fights with everyone.

July 23, 2015

Late Night Roundup: So Much Craziness, It’s A Miracle

Jon Stewart came back from his two-week vacation — and was glad to have Donald Trump around, as “the patron saint of topical comedians who are just running out the clock.”

July 21, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jimmy Fallon’s Finger Becomes A Billboard

Jimmy Fallon welcomed a special surprise guest, director Judd Apatow — with some ideas to use Jimmy’s finger-cast as advertising space.

July 17, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jimmy Fallon And The Meaning Of Life

Jimmy Fallon returned from an interesting vacation — in which he almost lost a finger due to an unusual injury, an experience that has left him with profound gratitude to his doctors.

July 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘America’s Id Is Running For President’

Jon Stewart, Jordan Klepper, and Hasan Minhaj had a collective reaction to the prospects of The Donald’s candidacy that was less than “safe for work.”

June 17, 2015