John Oliver is back with more Last Week Tonight

John Oliver sees the endless U.S. election coverage as the gift that keeps on giving. The host of Last Week T0night with John Oliver also says the Trump and Cruz circuses and all the other primary concerns bring their own unique challenges for a TV satirist. “Sometimes it’s hard to joke a joke,” says Oliver. “If people are… Read on



Samantha Bee stings with her Full Frontal assault

A lot of folks were surprised when Samantha Bee was not offered the host’s chair following Jon Stewart’s departure from The Daily Show. After all, Bee, from Toronto, was the longest-serving “senior” correspondent on the Comedy Central showcase, logging 12 seasons. Nonetheless, Trevor Noah got the gig. Bee took her act to TBS, home of Conan… Read on


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