Tag: Colbert, Stephen

Late Night Assures Trump He’s No George Washington

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Biggest Late-Night Guests Now Bring a News Angle, Not a Movie Clip

The formula for success on the big late-night network television shows used to be simple. Keep it light, keep it moving and book a major star, preferably one in the news. Now, with impeachment in the air and the 2020 presidential campaign underway, the shows that do best are the ones that don’t shy away […]

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Stephen Colbert Signs a New ‘Late Show’ Deal Through 2023

Stephen Colbert has dominated late-night television during the Trump presidency. Now he’ll get a shot at staying on top well past the 2020 election. CBS announced on Thursday that it had agreed to a contract extension with Mr. Colbert that will keep him as the host of “The Late Show” through August 2023. He was […]

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Trump’s Achilles Mouth Keeps Him in Trouble, Colbert Says

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Trump’s Just Defending His Street Cred, Trevor Noah Says

[embedded content]CreditCreditVideo by The Daily Show With Trevor Noah “O.K., that’s your first red flag right there. Trump’s ambassador to the E.U. was getting involved with a country that wasn’t in the E.U.? That’s not his jurisdiction. That would be like Santa doing the Tooth Fairy’s job.” — TREVOR NOAH “Yeah, I bet Trump was […]

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Late Night Suggests Kurdish Forces Dig Up Dirt on Joe Biden

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Trump Just Blew the Whistle on Himself, Seth Meyers Says

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Late Night Wonders Who Was Called for a Quote on the Moat

[embedded content]CreditCreditVideo by The Daily Show With Trevor Noah “Yeah, they actually got a quote for the moat, which also sounds like the name of the most xenophobic Dr. Seuss book ever.” — TREVOR NOAH “Who do you call? Where do you shop for 2,000 miles of moat gator? ‘Hi, hi, hi — is this […]

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The House’s Giuliani Subpoena Was No Surprise, Trevor Noah Says

[embedded content]CreditCreditVideo by The Daily Show With Trevor Noah “He was mentioned 30 times in the whistle-blower’s report. That’s 29 times too many. I mean, you know you’re in trouble if you control-F your name in a whistle-blower’s report and the screen lights up like a motel bed under a black light.” — TREVOR NOAH […]

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The Shark-Infested Waters of Trump’s Tweet-Filled Weekend

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Trump and Ukraine: What Could ‘Play Ball’ Mean?

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Late Night Gives Account of Trump’s Ukrainian Call 5 Stars

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Stephen Colbert Sees Trump Impeachment Inquiry as a Thing to Celebrate

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Late Night Calls Out Trump for Bringing Up Biden With Ukraine

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Late Night Shocker: A Canadian Scandal!

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Trevor Noah Is Skeptical About War in Iran, Even if Saudis Are Good Customers

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Late Night Mocks Trump’s Appeal to Hispanic Voters

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Trump Is ‘Locked and Loaded’ for Iran, but He’s No Dirty Harry, Colbert Says

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Stephen Colbert Plays a Democratic Debate Drinking Game

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Late Night Doesn’t Find It Hard to Believe Trump Forgot a Son

[embedded content]CreditCreditVideo by Late Night with Seth Meyers “President Trump announced today that he will consider banning the sale of all nontobacco-flavored vaping products, which is a shame, because vaping was the only way most American kids would ever find out what fruit tastes like.” — SETH MEYERS “I mean, just listen to the flavors. […]

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