It’s a sad fact: many hours of TV history have been lost in order to make room on shelves for large, bulky videotapes. Among the most tragic examples are the first nine or ten seasons of The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. The years in question are 1962 to roughly ’71, the New York years
What will Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers and everyone else in late night talk about now that you-know-who has moved to Mar-a-Lago? Who knows, but here’s what they all had to say this week as the U.S. presidency finally made a surprisingly smooth transition from No. 45 to No.
CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert took his show live Wednesday night to denounce the shocking catastrophe on Capitol Hill earlier that day. “Remind me… are we great again yet?” seethed an angry Colbert, back doing his show from home as California surges through a record number of COVID-19-related deaths. Colbert’s 14-minute opening rant spoke
There was a joke once on The Larry Sanders Show that went like this: Paula (Janeane Garafalo) tried to bluff Larry (Garry Shandling) that she’s leaving to take a producers job at Conan (a fledgling series at the time of the early ’90s episode). Sanders asks how long she thinks that will last; Paula swallows
Two things: after Trump’s sore loser rant Thursday at suppertime in the White House briefing room, CNN’s Anderson Cooper compared the president of the United States to “an obese turtle on his back flailing in the hot sun.” We watched it live and will always remember where we were when he said it. The second
Saturday Night Live will have no shortage of topical targets when the series returns this weekend for a 46th consecutive season (NBC and Global). The late night comedy fest will be hosted by Chris Rock, fresh off his dramatic acting debut on the fourth season of Fargo. The musical guest is Meagan Thee Stallion, so
On Monday, the new Comcast-owned streaming service known as Peacock landed on the virtual TCA CTAM press tour schedule. The brand new service is not offered in Canada yet, but Corus made a deal to offer some of its programming on Global, W, Showcase and other Corus-owned platforms. Two new shows Corus should find room