Abe Vigoda: 1921 – 2016

Back when he was on NBC, Conan O’Brien would invite Abe Vigoda on Late Night just to prove that the former Barney Miller star was still alive. On Tuesday night’s Conan, the host paid tribute to the actor, who finally passed away–after all those premature rumours–at the age of 94. The above clip shows several… Read on



Carpooler Corden driving up traffic on Late Late Show

What TV show has had 410 million YouTube views in the past 10 months? The same show has posted 53 videos with at least one million views and also has 1.85M YouTube subscribers. Nope–it’s The Late Late Show with James Corden. TCA reporters were given a day pass from the Langham Hotel in Pasadena and… Read on


Late night joke of the week

This is pretty epic. From The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. The force is with them.


Colbert and Maher stage their own Holy War

NEW YORK–Did you see Colbert Monday night? I had a studio seat–front row, middle, balcony–thanks to CBS. That privilege comes with a “do not report” rider. CBS’s PR department and The Late Show insist press guests put away their notepads for a night and just enjoy the show. What a wonderful condition, I wish it… Read on



Late night joke of the week

The new James Bond flick “Spectre” opens today. The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert had Daniel Craig on Wednesday and hilarity ensued. See the video evidence above, a sketch so brazenly “Two Ronnies” it rocks.


Oliver breaks law, tells Canada who to vote for

John Oliver weighs in on Canada’s federal election and nails it. Makes Oliver’s dissection of the bumbling Fords look like a valentine. Consider this gem: “Canada is America’s next-door neighbour, and Stephen Harper is her dick-head boyfriend.” The host of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver seizes on an obscure, lame-ass law forbidding outsiders to weigh in… Read on


Still waiting for the real Colbert after Late Show debut

Tim Goodman has a rule: never review a new late night talk show until about 100 episodes. That makes sense to me, especially after watching Tuesday night’s premiere of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. So consider the following just notes or observations. The opener was overcooked. Colbert joked that doing a late night talk… Read on


Hosting advice for Stephen Colbert via Vanity Fair

These Vanity Fair folks have their video act together. This gem finds Stephen Colbert’s rivals pitching tips for his debut as host of The Late Show, happening Tuesday night at 11:35 p.m. on CBS and Global. Kimmel, Conan, Maher, Noah, Wilmore, Meyers, Corden and Oliver all weigh in; Fallon is curiously missing. Colbert’s opening night… Read on