Tig Notaro Talks Sexual Abusers on ‘Late Show’: “You Have to Believe People When They Come Forward”
Before all of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein came out, Tig Notaro was speaking out against the sexual misconduct rumors surrounding Louis C.K., saying in August that it’s important C.K. “handle” them instead of dismiss them. Not long after, C.K. did end up dismissing them... [Read More]
Bill Murray does a West Side Story medley with Jan Vogler and friends on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Not since William Shatner’s spoken-word music album became nostalgically and ironically hip in the 1990s have I not known what to make of something like this, but here was Bill Murray, performing a medley of West Side Story tunes alongside his classical music friends on Thursday’s Late S... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Attempt to Give Trump Equal Time on ‘The Late Show’
Over the weekend, Donald Trump took to Twitter to demand “equal time” during late night shows’ political coverage and called out the “anti-Trump” late night hosts for “their very ‘unfunny’ and repetitive material” about him, so during last night&... [Read More]
Nathan Macintosh on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Technology has ruined some things these days, Nathan Macintosh argued in his performance Friday on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Like phone calling and self check-out, for examples. Macintosh also yearns for the days when you could visit a video store to rent your next movie, because you might... [Read More]
The nightly late-night writing staffs for America’s TV talk shows in 2017
Something remarkable happened on Wednesday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It wasn’t one of the many game shows within Fallon’s talk shows, or something his musical guest performed, or anything from Fallon’s monologue or from his overly enthusiastic inter... [Read More]
Natasha Leggero Talks Pregnancy on ‘The Late Show’: “This Is Not a Good Time to Be Sober”
Here’s a clip from Natasha Leggero’s appearance on last night’s Late Night, where she tells Stephen Colbert about starring with Andrew Dice Clay in his Showtime series Dice, touring with her husband Moshe Kasher, plus being pregnant with their first (and according to Leggero, also ... [Read More]
Steve Martin Talks Music, Comedy, and His Upcoming Broadway Show on ‘The Late Show’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with Steve Martin about his new album, comedy heroes, his upcoming Broadway show Meteor Shower, and performing with Martin Short. “I’ll tell you one thing I love about touring around with Marty Short: no p... [Read More]
Tim and Eric Tease Their Broadway Show ‘Clown Town’ on ‘The Late Show’
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim never waste the opportunity to turn a late night show appearance into something as weird as possible, and that was the case again during their time on last night’s Late Show. The two walk out to the desk wearing clown suits and tell Stephen Colbert they’re... [Read More]
This week on TV: welcome to The Opposition and the return of Saturday Night Live
There’s plenty of activity happening this week on television. Since fall is officially here we’re seeing the rollout of plenty… MORE This week on TV: welcome to The Opposition and the return of Saturday Night Live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
This week on TV: Jerry Seinfeld does something he hasn’t done in nearly 20 years
The time has come, the long-awaited and much hyped new Jerry Seinfeld comedy special. While the comedian himself has never… MORE This week on TV: Jerry Seinfeld does something he hasn’t done in nearly 20 years appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]