Jimmy Kimmel joked that only Giuliani would attempt to overthrow the government “and then try to rehabilitate his image by singing ‘Shake Your Groove Thing’ dressed as a pineapple.”
Trevor Noah joked that Biden will nominate a Black woman to replace Stephen Breyer “because he cares deeply about representation and winning Georgia.”
A late-night target throughout his time in office, the former president remained a favorite subject, along with Covid’s ongoing impact and President Biden’s first year in the White House.
Colbert noted that the House voted to hold Mark Meadows in criminal contempt, “and the rest of us can just keep holding him in regular contempt.”
“The fire is believed to have started after Fox News’ pants caught on fire,” Jimmy Kimmel said.
“I haven’t seen such a brutal attack on an elected official since Jan. 6,” Colbert said on Wednesday night.
Stephen Colbert said Democrats are used to being disappointed: “That’s why they’re changing their logo from the donkey to Eeyore.”
“So that includes Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Flo, the Progressive Insurance lady,” Jimmy Fallon joked of the billionaires’ tax.
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The “Late Show” host broke into song to tell viewers about budget reconciliation and other works of “legislative wonder.”
Seven hosts dedicated their Wednesday shows to raising awareness about the urgent need to slow global warming.
The rapper’s tweets about her cousin’s friend, who she said had swollen testicles after taking the Covid vaccine, set off a flood of commentary.
The “Full Frontal” host wasn’t happy about the state’s law, which outlaws abortion after six weeks, or the high court’s decision not to block it.
A nomination for a lightweight Netflix comedy and the omission of Ethan Hawke’s John Brown were among the few shockers.
“I’m confused — I thought these guys hated cancel culture,” Kimmel said after the Republicans ousted Cheney from her leadership position in the House on Wednesday.
“It has been five months since Trump was indefinitely suspended from Facebook for the minor infraction of trying to overthrow the government. I mean, who hasn’t done that?” Trevor Noah said.
Federal agents “made sure to show up in daylight, when Rudy was still asleep in his coffin,” Jimmy Kimmel said on Wednesday.
“As we’ve explained on this show many times before, the culture and system of policing in this country must be dismantled and reformed,” Meyers said on Wednesday.
Colbert pointed out that the conflict “has been going on so long, the first ‘Iron Man’ movie opens with Tony Stark in Afghanistan.”
“Your murder speaks louder than your words,” Trevor Noah said of the man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent.
“There you go, baby. You’re rich! Buy yourself something nice, like rent or medicine,” Colbert said on Wednesday’s “Late Show.”
Colbert poked fun at the group’s latest conspiracy theory that March 4 would be Donald Trump’s true Inauguration Day.
“Because only by facing this truth will we have any hope of stopping it from happening again,” Colbert said. “Also, I’m pretty convinced it wasn’t antifa now.”
The “Daily Show” host said the threat of a defamation lawsuit forced anchors at the right-wing news site into “behaving like actual journalists.”
“Yesterday, President Biden announced a dramatic change to America’s Covid plan: There is one,” Colbert said on Wednesday.
Bee and other hosts were relieved to see the Trump years finally end. “So that’s what it feels like when you’re not grinding your teeth,” Seth Meyers said.
Residents of Palm Beach, Fla., objected to President Trump’s post-White House plan to live at his Mar-a-Lago resort. “In other words, God exists and has a very good sense of humor about all of this,” Kimmel said.
“Do not tell Trump that he can say anything he wants about race,” Bee said — one reason being that “Mark Burnett will have to spend hours erasing the tapes.”
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The host of “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” also puts Carol Burnett and octopus videos on her list of essentials.
“Trump’s entire list of enemies” addressed the convention on Wednesday, said Jimmy Fallon. “The White House must have restrained him tonight like he was Hannibal Lecter.”
Not only is the president continuing to forgo masks, Noah said, but Trump also did something “he is usually too afraid to do — an interview with someone who doesn’t work at Fox News.”
The vice president said he wanted to look Mayo Clinic workers in the eye. More than one host noted that surgical masks cover the mouth.