‘The Late Show’ Cancels New Episodes After Stephen Colbert Experiences Possible COVID ‘Recurrence’

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is canceling the taping of new episodes “until further notice” after its host exhibited COVID-19 symptoms. The news comes only a few weeks after Colbert’s COVID diagnosis paused taping of his CBS latenight show from April 21 to May 2.

A Latenight Show For Red America

Greg Gutfeld has owned the libs all the way to the top of the ratings.

Jimmy Kimmel Tests Positive For COVID, Names Mike Birbiglia As Fill-In Host

“Our daughter brought us COVID (even though we specifically asked her not to),” the ABC latenight host tweeted Monday. “All feeling fine, I am double vaxxed and boosted but the show must not go on.”

‘Carpool Karaoke’ King James Corden Leaving Latenight Show

Corden announced his decision during the taping of Thursday’s The Late Late Show, which he began hosting in 2015 and which he will leave next year. “When I started this journey, it was always going to be just that. It was going to be a journey, an adventure. I never saw it as my final destination, you know?” he said. “And I never want this show to overstay its welcome in any way. I always want to love making it.”

James Corden To Leave ‘The Late Late Show’ In Spring 2023

James Corden is ready to say goodbye to The Late Late Show. He’ll wrap up his run on the latenight CBS talker in spring 2023. Corden just extended his agreement for one more year of the late night talk show before his exit. He’s expected to address his departure in his monologue on Thursday night.

Latenight Muses On Elon Musk’s Deal To Buy Twitter

Trevor Noah joked that owning Twitter would give Musk “more power than the drugstore employee with the key to the deodorant shelf.”

‘Late Show’ To Air Repeats After Stephen Colbert Tests Positive For COVID

Stephen Colbert won’t be ripping into anyone else this week in his evening monologue. He’s having to take a break from “The Late Show” on CBS after testing positive for COVID-19. Colbert responded to his show’s own tweet to note that he is feeling fine. He also confirmed he is both vaxxed and boosted.

NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ Taps ‘Drew Barrymore Show’ EP Chris Miller As Showrunner

It’s an interesting time to be the executive producer of a network late night show. In the span of less than a year, the 11:30 programs on NBC, ABC and CBS will have undergone leadership changes at the top. On Friday The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon announced that Chris Miller would become the new showrunner starting in May, succeeding Jamie Granet-Bederman, who will move to a role developing new projects for Fallon. Miller joins from syndicated talker The Drew Barrymore Show, where he was one of the executive producers.

Colbert Gives Sendoff As His Producer Gets Ready To Lead CNN

After a career that had been entirely in news, Chris Licht was appointed executive producer of the Late Show in 2016 after a rocky first year with Colbert at the helm. He steadied the ship behind the scenes and the show jumped to the top of the ratings, propelled by the host’s biting takedowns of then-President Donald Trump. He was appointed Monday as the new head of CNN, where he’s expected to take over in May.

Latenight TV Icon Tom Snyder Getting Documentary Treatment


Why John Oliver’s Anti-Catharsis Comedy Is Political Latenight’s Reigning Template

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver returned Sunday for its ninth season, still the best that political late-night comedy has to offer. Forget the 20-odd Emmys it’s won, including its lock on the talk-show category six years running; Last Week’s cachet and influence are most readily seen in how many of its competitors have emulated its chief innovations: length and depth.

Mario Cantone Says He Was Cut From ‘The Tonight Show’ Because He’s Gay

David Letterman’s Interview With Seth Meyers Was Latenight At Its Best

Howie Mandel Urges Pal Jay Leno To Air ‘Late Night’ Laundry

On the podcast Howie Mandel Does Stuff, he tells Leno he should have publicly defended himself in the Tonight Show rivalries of decades past, when Leno and David Letterman and then Leno and Conan O’Brien tussled over the plum job of host.

Greg Gutfeld: Getting The Last Laugh

Fox News Channel’s comedic host Greg Gutfeld has become a ratings champ of latenight TV. Defying predictions, Gutfeld! is regularly generating higher ratings than more established latenight fare, such as Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, and has at times even topped The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

‘The Late Late Show’ Stops Production After James Corden Contracts COVID

The Late Late Show with James Corden is the latest show to be hit by rising COVID numbers. Corden revealed that he contracted COVID-19 and as a result the CBS latenight show will be off the show air until Jan. 18. However, the Brit said he was feeling “completely fine” as a result of being fully vaccinated and boosted.

Seth Meyers Contracts COVID, Show Dark This Week

Meyers tweeted today about his positive result but said he felt fine, thanking the vaccine and a booster shot. He hosted an original broadcast on Monday. NBC has canceled the four shows scheduled from Tuesday to Friday. “Tune in next Monday to see what cool location we will try and pass off as a studio!” Meyers tweeted.

Biden To Make 1st Latenight TV Appearance As President

Biden is set to appear Friday on NBC’s The Tonight Show with comedian Jimmy Fallon. Biden will appear virtually; the White House didn’t say where he will be when he tapes the segment.

James Corden Turned CBS Exec Nick Bernstein Into Latenight TV’s Most Unlikely Star

Nick Bernstein, CBS senior vice president of latenight programming, West Coast, has the pandemic to thank for a new twist to his job. Bernstein has become an almost nightly presence on The Late Late Show With James Corden, as the host and the show’s producers dream up new and elaborate ways to put their boss in weird and uncomfortable situations on camera.

‘SNL’ Returning With All But One Incumbent Cast Member

Only Beck Bennett, known for impersonations of former Vice President Mike Pence and a buff Russian leader Vladimir Putin, is exiting as the NBC show returns this weekend for its 47th year.

James Corden To Bring Back Studio Audience

The Late Late Show with James Corden will welcome back a live studio audience starting tonight, Monday, Sept. 27. The number of audience members will be reduced to 50, normally 170, to allow for social distancing in the audience section. Also, all audience members must show proof of vaccination, participate in a health screening and wear a mask.

‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ To Bring Back Studio Audience In October

NBC’s Late Night will welcome a studio audience on Oct.r 11, making it the latest latenight series to bring back a crowd.

Latenight Remembers Norm Macdonald

Seth Meyers, James Corden and Jimmy Fallon paid tribute to the stand-up comic and former Saturday Night Live cast member on Tuesday.

‘The Daily Show’ Moving To ViacomCBS Times Square HQ In Return To Studio

Host Trevor Noah will bring Comedy Central’s latenight comedy series The Daily Show back to the studio tonight, for the first time since March of 2020. Noah had been hosting the show (renamed The Daily Social Distancing Show) from his apartment ever since New York City first shut down in the early weeks of the pandemic. However, The Daily Show will be leaving the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan (where it has originated since Craig Kilborn hosted the program), and move to parent company ViacomCBS’s corporate headquarters in Times Square.

Lorne Michaels To ‘SNL’ Cast Veterans: Stay A Little Longer

Saturday Night Live impresario Lorne Michaels has an intriguing offer for veteran cast members thinking of leaving the show: Don’t. Each summer brings with it an annual SNL ritual in which Michaels and top producers try to figure out which members of the current troupe of the show’s “Not Ready for Prime Time Players” will leave and which will remain. The process usually starts in August, but has commenced earlier this year, according to two people familiar with the matter, as Michaels works to convince cast members whose contracts may have lapsed not only to stay, but to stay for a while.

You Won’t Have Andy Richter To Sidekick Around Anymore

Richter, who has worked alongside Conan O’Brien on his three shows, reflects on at his career as latenight’s No. 1 second banana.

‘Late Show,’ ‘Tonight Show’ See Ratings Bumps With Audience Returns

The latenight rivals put up their best numbers in more than a year as loosening COVID-19 restrictions allow their studios to fill up again.

‘SNL’ Ranks As No.1 Entertainment Show On Ad-Supported TV

The final ratings for Season 46 of Saturday Night Live are in, and the venerable latenight sketch program ranked as the No. 1 entertainment show among all ad-supported networks in the adults 18-49 demo. The show averaged a 2.06 rating in 18-49 and 9.0 million total viewers overall in Live+7 numbers. SNL generated the No. 1 most YouTube video views (1.6 billion) of any late-night show in all of TV. It also gained the No. 1 most new fans/followers/subscribers (2.7 million) across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube of any late-night show in all of TV.

Stephen Colbert Getting Audiences Back

Audience members will have to provide proof that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 before attending shows at New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater beginning June 14. Face masks will be optional.

Lilly Singh’s Latenight NBC Talk Show To End

A Little Late With Lilly Singh’s TV tenure will be a little short: the NBC (late-late-) latenight series is ending after less than two years. But Singh isn’t leaving the family: she has signed a a first-look deal with Universal Television Alternative Studio to develop unscripted projects through her Unicorn Island Productions.

Latenight Gets Serious About Police Brutality

Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert criticized officers’ use of force against Black men, citing two cases in which traffic stops turned violent.

Greg Gutfeld’s Latenight Debut On Fox News More Than Doubles Don Lemon’s Audience On CNN

How Fox News’ Gutfeld Breaks Latenight Mold

Greg Gutfeld, a longtime fixture on Fox News, is the latest entrant to the latenight comedy talk show race, with the premiere of his Gutfeld! on Monday at 11 p.m. ET. He’s seeking to appeal to an audience of conservatives who feel like “targets of ridicule” watching rivals like Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon.

‘Tonight Show’ Brings Back Studio Audience

Last night’s move, which also saw the host return to his longtime home of Studio 6B, makes it likely the first nightly, network latenight program to bring back an audience since the pandemic began.

‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Names Colin Elzie Head Writer

Latenight Hosts React With Shock, Anger To Capitol Attack

Many expressed anger and frustration at the violence at the U.S. Capitol, offering somber monologues that pleaded for unity even as some aimed pointed barbs at those they held responsible for the mobs’ actions.

WTXF’s ‘The Feed AT Night,’ Takes Viewers On Social Media Tour

With Biden Win, Latenight Braces For Big Shift

Interviews with nine veterans of latenight television, some of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sector’s competitiveness, suggest that the coming period will bring new power players and a much different tone to one of the entertainment industry’s most closely watched products.

NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ Taps New Showrunner

Jamie Granet-Bederman, who has worked with Jimmy Fallon for 11 years, will take over from Gavin Purcell, who is returning to an overall deal at Universal Television.

John Oliver Gets Sewage Plant Named After Him, Pays A Cheerful Visit