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Seth Myers Sets Media's Pants on Fire for Fawning Trump Coverage (see!) 2

Seth Myers Sets Media’s Pants on Fire for Fawning Trump Coverage (see!)

Seth Myers gave the media a much needed reality check following Donald Trump first major address to Congress. The media fell all over itself praising the president simply because he stuck to a script obviously written by someone else. Obviously, there was a lot of anticipation riding on the speech and whether Trump would finally start to act “presidential.” With the bar set very, very low, that’s all it took pundits to spout a fulminating fusillade of praise. ...
Donald Trump Gets Thumped by Late Night Hosts Over Muslim Ban (see!) 4

Donald Trump Gets Thumped by Late Night Hosts Over Muslim Ban (see!)

Donald Trump may have America up in arms over his Muslim ban, but late night comedians are having a hilarious time poking fun at the bumbling incompetence of his administration. One thing’s certain about his presidency, he’ll keep the nation laughing. Almost as soon as Trump’s sweeping executive order banning Muslim refugees seven Arab countries been issue, federal judges in states across the country blocked several of its key provisions....
Donald Trump Lampooned by Latino Comedy Troupe: I Ain't Voting for You! 10

Donald Trump Lampooned by Latino Comedy Troupe: I Ain’t Voting for You!

Donald Trump vows to win the Latino vote if he wins the Republican nomination for president, but not if a Latino comedy troupe has its way. It released a video today (Aug. 27) lampooning the presidential hopeful for his outrageous comments about Mexico and immigration. Trump caused an uproar when he pronounced during his kickoff speech that illegal immigrants are “bringing drugs … they’re bringing crime … they’re rapists.”...
Ali Wentworth Pulls a Miley Cyrus on Jimmy Kimmel: Flashes Puppies! (see!) 12

Ali Wentworth Pulls a Miley Cyrus on Jimmy Kimmel: Flashes Puppies! (see!)

Ali Wentworth, a Washington, D.C. blueblood, comedian and wife of ABC’s George Stephanopolous, was all about baring, if not her soul, at least her flesh on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night. She pulled a Miley Cyrus on national television. Wentworth, 50, is best known for her roles on Fox’s “In Living Color,” and for her immortal guest appearance on the hit comedy show “Seinfeld.”...
George Clooney Has a Plan to Keep David Letterman at His Desk (watch!) 16

George Clooney Has a Plan to Keep David Letterman at His Desk (watch!)

George Clooney figured out a way to keep David Letterman from retiring after his 22-year run on the Late Show on CBS. Only one problem. He acknowledged he didn’t quit think his plan all the way through. Clooney has been one of several high-profile guests who have been helping Dave close out his show. Dave will officially host his last “Late Show” broadcast on Wednesday, May 20....
GOP Presidential Candidates Get Down with Funky Selves on SNL (watch!) 18

GOP Presidential Candidates Get Down with Funky Selves on SNL (watch!)

Republican presidential candidates never had much of a cool quotient, but not now. Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio and Mike Huckabee showed how they can get down at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference… SNL style. “Saturday Night Live” cast members Beck Bennett (Huckabee), Kenan Thompson (Carson), Bobby Moynihan (Cruz), Kate McKinnon (Fiorina), Kyle Mooney (Paul) and Taran Killam (Rubio) shaked, rattled and rolled during the cold open....
Sofia Vergara Lets Slip Intimate Details About Her Bedroom on Fallon (watch!) 20

Sofia Vergara Lets Slip Intimate Details About Her Bedroom on Fallon (watch!)

Sofia Vergara, the amply endowed hotting on “Modern Family,” played a hot game of Catchphrase with Jimmy Fallon on the “Tonight Show” last night and ended up disclosing a few “personal” details about her boudoir. Sofia and Jimmy paired off against James Marsden and Steve Higgins for the game. Sofia was on the show to promote her new movie "Hot Pursuit" with Reese Witherspoon. ...
Jeremy Renner Sticks By Derogatory Black Widow Joke on Conan (watch!) 22

Jeremy Renner Sticks By Derogatory Black Widow Joke on Conan (watch!)

Jeremy Renner, who has played Hawkeye in three Avengers movies, was unrepentant on Conan O’Brien last night when the talk show host asked him to explain why he called Scarlett Johansson’s character, Black Widow, a “slut” during a promotional tour for “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Rennter, 44, was bantering with co-star Chris Evans, aka Capt. America, when they joked that their fictional teammate was a “slut” and a “complete whore.”...
Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Fight It Out SNL Style (watch!) 24

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Fight It Out SNL Style (watch!)

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were billed as the fight of the century, so NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” which aired opposite the bout came up with a bright idea… pirate the feed. Well, almost; it spoofed the fight in the show’s cold open. Mayweather looked slightly taller in the SNL version and Pacquiao looked like a girl. In fact, he was played by a girl, Aidy Bryant....
Jon Stewart Samples GOP's Fulminous Frothing Over Hillary Clinton Campaign 30

Jon Stewart Samples GOP’s Fulminous Frothing Over Hillary Clinton Campaign

Jon Stewart, like every other political junkie, was anxious to see the Republican (i.e. Fox News) response to Hillary Clinton’s official announcement that she is running for president in 2016. For the most part, he found it… underwhelming. After all, the GOP, metaphorically speaking, has been soaking a 2×4 in motor oil since 2008, just waiting to whack what they consider an easy target. ...
Taraji P. Henson Uses SNL Monologue as (Belated) Coming Out Party (see!) 32

Taraji P. Henson Uses SNL Monologue as (Belated) Coming Out Party (see!)

Taraji P. Henson, who plays the dynamic Cookie on the hit show “Empire,” used her “Saturday Night Live” monologue to joke that she’d finally arrived as an actress after 20 years because her hosting gig meant “white people finally know who I am.” The 40-year-old actress kind of has a point. She’s appeared in such films as 2001’s “Baby Boy” with Tyrese Gibson and Snoop Dogg, 200’5 “Hustle & Flow” and Brad Pitt’s movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar....
Madonna Kills as Standup on Fallon: No, Really, She Murdered It (see!) 34

Madonna Kills as Standup on Fallon: No, Really, She Murdered It (see!)

Madonna got a chance that most comedians would kill for; she debuted as a “comedian” on the “Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” last night (Apr. 10) and by all accounts she was terrible. But you have to give her some kudos for trying. Over the years, the “Tonight Show” has been a major stepping stone for comedians from Jerry Seinfeld to Joan Rivers. The dean of late-night television, Johnny Carson, was famous for introducing new comedians and it was a regular segment on his show. To win his praise was like the gold seal of approval for your Schick....
Michelle Obama Gets Funky With Jimmy Fallon 'Mom Dancing' (watch!) 36

Michelle Obama Gets Funky With Jimmy Fallon ‘Mom Dancing’ (watch!)

Michelle Obama joined President Obama on the talk show circuit last night with a demonstration of “mom dancing,” you know, the kind of moves your mom makes when she’s chaperoning the junior high school dance. Jimmy Fallon joined her, of course, in drag. Michelle was actually making a return visit for “The Evolution of Mom Dancing” Part 2. President Obama made his own appearance last month on Jimmy Kimmel to read some of his mean Tweets...
Rihanna Gives Jimmy Kimmel a Wake Up Call on April Fool's Day (watch!) 38

Rihanna Gives Jimmy Kimmel a Wake Up Call on April Fool’s Day (watch!)

Rihanna is a practical joker? Who knew? For April Fool’s Day, yesterday, she decided to pull a prank on the master of pranks Jimmy Kimmel. She showed up at his house to give him a wake up call in the wee hours of the morning. Who knew Rihanna was even up that late? Then, again, it was only 1 a.m. Who knew Kimmel went to be so early? The Barbadian singer, who is revving up her career after an 18 month (or so) hiatus, showed up at Kimmel’s house before the sun had even risen....
David Letterman Says Indiana Not the Place I Remember as Kid (watch!) 40

David Letterman Says Indiana Not the Place I Remember as Kid (watch!)

David Letterman knows Indiana, or at least he thought he did. In a decided swipe last night at Gov. Mike Pence, the late night comedian said his home state is not the same place where he grew up and spent 27 years before making it big. During his run on the “Late Show,” Letterman has often spoken fondly of the state, but no more. “This is not the Indiana I remember as a kid. I lived there for 27 years and folks were folks and that’s all there was to it,” he said....
Jimmy Fallon Uses Puppy Powers to Predict NCAA Hoops Champ (watch!) 42

Jimmy Fallon Uses Puppy Powers to Predict NCAA Hoops Champ (watch!)

Jimmy Fallon went to the pooches to predict a winner of March Madness, otherwise known as the NCAA Basketball Tournament, which is down to the final four teams. Accuracy notwithstanding, he gets points for cuteness. There are no surprises with three of the four teams, Duke Blue Devils, Wisconsin Badgers and Kentucky Wildcats. But Michigan State Spartans is a pure Cinderella pick....
Trevor Noah Has Some Explaining to Do About Sexist, Anti-Semitic Jokes 44

Trevor Noah Has Some Explaining to Do About Sexist, Anti-Semitic Jokes

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian who has been tapped to replace Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” is under fire on social media over a series of quips he tweeted that have been branded sexist and anti-Semitic by critics. Apparently, Noah, 31, needs a quick lesson in U.S. style political correctness. His jokes about Jews seem particularly offensive. In one quip, he makes an oblique reference to the Holocaust....
Obama Shoots Down Kanye West Claim They Talk on the Phone (watch!) 46

Obama Shoots Down Kanye West Claim They Talk on the Phone (watch!)

President Obama answered one burning political question last night (Mar. 12) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” He’s not getting advice from Kanye West–on anything–shooting down the rapper’s boast the president has his home number on speed dial. West has never been shy about inflating his own importance, which makes him a perfect match for Kim Kardashian. But his claim the president calls him at home to talk is way over the top....
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