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This Week’s Most Theatrical Late-Night Moments

The late-night hosts kept the spirit of the Tonys alive this week.
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What It’s Like to Write for Late Night Right Now

On this week’s Good One podcast, writers from every late-night show that shoots in New York talk shop.
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Los Espookys Is Wry, Oddball Horror-Comedy

The spirit of Scooby-Doo is alive and well in this HBO comedy, though it’s more like Scooby-Doo in reverse.
  1. politics
    A Guide to Next Week’s Live Late-Night Coverage of the Democratic DebatesSeth Meyers, Trevor Noah, and Stephen Colbert will all host live episodes.
  2. conversations
    Eddie Murphy, Ricky Gervais, and More to Get Coffee in Cars With Jerry SeinfeldSeth Rogen, Melissa Villaseñor, Martin Short, and more will also show up.
  3. renewals
    Andrea Savage’s I’m Sorry Renewed for a Third SeasonThe new episodes will debut sometime next year.
  4. chat room
    Arturo Castro on Alternatino and the Power of Blind OptimismChatting with the Broad City alum about his new Comedy Central show.
  5. last night on late night
    Anthony Jeselnik Shares Some New Material He Got From PrisonAll thanks to the warden at San Quentin State Penitentiary.
  6. last night on late night
    Jon Stewart Stops by Late Show to Yell at Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 SurvivorsIf we’re being honest, Jon Stewart does seem “bent out of shape” about the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
  7. Pamela Adlon Sang ‘Shallow’ at the Better Things Wrap PartyEven though she doesn’t really remember it.
  8. Busy Tonight Had 6 Months to Try and Change the World“Simply being a woman at this point is a political statement.”
  9. very meta movies
    The Between Two Ferns Movie Just Got 100 Percent More Lauren LapkusLapkus, Ryan Gaul, and Jiavani Linayao play Galifianakis’s “loyal crew.”
  10. trailer mix
    Joel McHale’s First Stand-up Special Debuts in AugustHe’s not Daniel Tosh, by the way.
  11. Hasan Minhaj on Why He Didn’t Change His Name for Comedy“If I could take a stab at navigating having a public image on my own terms, this could be a good start.”
  12. good one podcast
    What It’s Like to Write for Late Night Right NowOn this week’s Good One podcast, writers from every late-night show that shoots in New York talk shop.
  13. trailer mix
    GLOW Season 3 Trailer: Let’s Get Lost in VegasAnd Geena Davis is there!
  14. last night on late night
    John Oliver Breaks Down Why It’s Time to Impeach President Trump“Every asshole succeeds until finally they don’t.”
  15. abortion ban
    Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Comedy Show Over Georgia Abortion Ban“I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with women”
  16. the internet
    Hasan Minhaj Wants to Mail You a Netflix DVDIf your internet provider sucks, there is a way out!
  17. you got the dud
    Even Simpsons Writers Have Favorite Simpsons Memes“He looks just like you, Poindexter!”
  18. snl
    SNL’s Aidy Bryant Is the Only Sarah Huckabee Sanders We’ll MissIt wasn’t the best role to play, but Bryant gave it her all.
  19. Why The Other Two’s Heléne Yorke Is Afraid of Gen-Z“There’s a savvy they’re getting earlier, and it makes them terrifying.”
  20. How Drew Tarver Cried on Cue for The Other TwoSufjan Stevens and John Mayer were involved.
  21. follow friday
    Alise Morales Has Not Been Using Her College DegreeTalking tweets, weed, and MySpace with the Brooklyn-based comedian.
  22. revivals
    The ‘Good Burger’ Sketch Returns With a Visit From the Jonas BrothersPlus the return of Kel Mitchell and Lori Beth Denberg.
  23. chat room
    Ana Fabrega on Los Espookys and the Joys of Hat ComedyThe comedian talks wigs, teeth, and how she learned to be confident in her stand-up.
  24. tv review
    Los Espookys Is Wry, Oddball Horror-ComedyThe spirit of Scooby-Doo is alive and well in this HBO comedy, though it’s more like Scooby-Doo in reverse.
  25. this week in late night
    This Week’s Most Theatrical Late-Night MomentsThe late-night hosts kept the spirit of the Tonys alive this week.
  26. international affairs
    Conan O’Brien and Sam Richardson Are Off to Ghana Next WeekTo tape the next Conan Without Borders special, of course.
  27. last night on late night
    Matt Walsh Is Desus and Mero’s Standards and Practices GuyDo you want any leftover coke from Black Monday?
  28. spin-offs
    Tracee Ellis Ross to Star As Jodie in MTV’s Animated Daria SpinoffRoss is excited to bring Jodie’s “sarcastic black girl magic” back to TV.
  29. adventure time
    Daniel Radcliffe Joins Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Interactive AdventuresTry not to start a robot apocalypse — or do!
  30. goodbyes
    10 of the Weirdest and Most Surreal Moments From The Special Without Brett DavisSaying good-bye to a delightfully bizarre public-access show.
  31. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Seek Culture’ ReturnsRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  32. last night on late night
    Patti Harrison Gets a Crash Course on the Origins of Pride Month“Instead of throwing a brick at someone you hate, throw a brick at someone you love.”
  33. last night on late night
    Chris Hemsworth Might Have Cleaned Your Breast PumpIt’s a thing he did.
  34. last night on late night
    Conan and Andy Present Competing Theories on Why It’s Called ‘Hump Day’It’s a tough call since they both incorporate animals.
  35. web videos
    John Early and Kate Berlant’s New Video Will Make You Deeply UncomfortableEven worse, it’s “based on true events.”
  36. pilots
    Comedy Central Orders Chasers Pilot Starring Rob HuebelHe’ll lead a team tasked with hunting down shocking news footage.
  37. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle to Make His Broadway Debut Next MonthFor one week only.
  38. Matt Walsh on How He Manages to Always Be Eating on VeepIt takes a lot of choreography.
  39. emmy insider
    Give Superstore an Emmy Nomination!It’s long past time to recognize one of TV’s best sitcoms.
  40. this week in web videos
    This Week in Gender Stereotypes: Two Very Funny VideosTreat yourself to some comedy from Jeremy Schaftel and Mollie Merkel.
  41. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel and Will Arnett Can’t Decide Which of Them Is the Real BatmanHint: It’s Robert Pattinson.
  42. last night on late night
    Billy Eichner Is Just So Great at Video GamesThis could be its own show.
  43. what the tuck
    Inside RuPaul’s DragConOn this week’s What the Tuck, Mano Agapion, Nicole Byer, and Betsy Sodaro explore all that DragCon has to offer.
  44. stand-up
    Ilana Glazer’s First Stand-up Special Is Coming to AmazonThe special will tape in Houston tomorrow night.
  45. Ted Danson on The Good Place’s Points System and How to Fix It“It’s impossible!”
  46. 9/11
    Jon Stewart Yelled at Members of Congress for Ignoring 9/11 First Responders“It’s an embarrassment to the country and it’s a stain on this institution.”
  47. funny or die
    Tig Notaro Is Convinced Julie Bowen Is Talk-Show Host ‘Jules Bowen’Watch the latest episode of Notaro’s Funny or Die series.
  48. british comedy
    How Spike Milligan’s Q Paved the Way for Monty PythonLooking back on the surreal sketch show that debuted six months before Flying Circus.
  49. stand-up
    Mike Epps Returns to Netflix With a New Stand-up Special This MonthOnly One Mike covers dyslexia, haunted houses, and strip clubs.
  50. profile
    Julio Torres Is a Rising WeirdoSNL’s otherworldly secret weapon is about to take over HBO with Los Espookys.
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