‘Late Show’ Staff Arrested at U.S. Capitol Complex Won’t Be Prosecuted

The Justice Department said it would not proceed with charges of unlawful entry against staff members from “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” who were arrested at a Capitol building last month.

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Late Night Isn’t Thrilled About Elon Musk’s Attempted Twitter Takeover

“He is super smart, definitely, but he admits that he also loves dumb jokes, so we don’t know how this could turn out,” Trevor Noah said of the Tesla C.E.O.

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Late Night Teases Rudy Giuliani About Seized Devices

Prosecutors recovered 18 devices during their current investigation into Trump’s former lawyer. “Eighteen devices? Man, that’s a lot of porn,” Stephen Colbert said.

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Stephen Colbert Scoffs at John Eastman’s Obsession With the Election

“Our ex-president isn’t allowed a do-over just because he didn’t like the result the first time. That’s how you get an Eric,” Colbert joked.

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Stephen Colbert Laughs Off Trump’s Shilling for Dr. Oz

“Come on, he’s a con man. And so is Dr. Oz,” Colbert joked of the former president.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls the Police on Jimmy Kimmel

Kimmel said of Greene’s angry tweets about a joke he made earlier this week: “She’s a snowflake and a sociopath at the same time — a ‘snowciopath.’”

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Late Night Celebrates Obama’s First White House Visit in Five Years

Stephen Colbert joked that he hoped “they locked the doors to keep him in.”

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Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump’s Endorsement of Sarah Palin

“Trump endorsing Palin is like paste eating endorsing glue sniffing,” Kimmel joked.

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Late Night Gets Why Putin’s Advisers Keep Him in the Dark

“Of course they’re afraid to be honest,” Stephen Colbert said. “No matter what you say to a psychotic boss, you lose.”

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Stephen Colbert Condemns Trump’s Digging for Dirt During a War

“It’s generally frowned upon for U.S. presidents, current or former, to solicit our murderous mortal enemies for dirt on their political rivals,” Colbert said.

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Late Night Has Fun With Trump’s Missing Phone Records

“The only time there should be a seven-hour gap is when you’re trying to remember what happened on St. Patrick’s Day,” Jimmy Fallon said.

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Late Night Tackles the Will Smith ‘Hitch’ Slap

“It was so shocking,” Jimmy Kimmel said. “The only thing I can really compare it to is when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ears.”

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Trevor Noah: Addressing Congress, Zelensky ‘Knew His Audience’

Ukraine’s president must have researched American history before his speech, said Noah (who speculated about how it “could have gone very wrong”).

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Trevor Noah Talks Tom Brady’s Un-Retirement

Noah joked that Brady’s leaving the N.F.L. was like Charlie Sheen’s leaving “Two and a Half Men”: “Yeah, there were still two and a half men but which men? Not men we cared about.”

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Stephen Colbert: Major Food Brands Are ‘Russian’ for the Exits

“Yesterday, Coca-Cola and Pepsi announced that they will suspend business in Russia. Your move, Shasta!” Colbert said.

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Jimmy Fallon Rags on America’s Gas Problem

“Gas prices are so high, the Indy 500 was just changed to the Indy 5,” Fallon joked.

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Seth Meyers Roasts Ron DeSantis for Berating Teens

Meyers said Florida’s governor was like “an old man who sees a bunch of innocent teens walking by and screams, ‘Hey, you kids get on my lawn!’”

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Stephen Colbert Grades Biden’s First State of the Union Address

“Many lawmakers wore the colors of the Ukrainian flag, blue and yellow,” Colbert said. “It’s a show of solidarity not seen since the last ‘Minions’ movie.”

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Trevor Noah Reviews Putin’s Attempt at a Soviet Reunion

If bringing back the Soviet Union is Putin’s goal, the “Daily Show” host joked, long lines are a good start.

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Late Night Gets Serious About Ukraine

Hosts did their best to bring levity to their shows on an otherwise somber day.

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Seth Meyers Considers Trump’s Putin Praise

Meyers joked that Trump “narrates Putin’s every move like he is Tony Romo calling the last drive of a playoff game.”

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Stephen Colbert Riffs on Joe Biden’s Sanctions Against Russia

Colbert said Putin sought to keep the peace, and imitated Russia’s president: “I keep this piece of Ukraine. I keep that piece of Ukraine. I keep all the pieces of Ukraine.”

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Trevor Noah: Russia Loves Playing Chess

Noah said Russia has been preparing to play chess while Americans “love dumb games now,” poking fun at a preference for Wordle.

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The Yes Men: Revenge of the Pranksters

A collective that blazed a trail with corporate hoaxes occupies an uneasy space between art and activism.

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Jimmy Kimmel Critiques Donald’s Trump’s Financial Claims

“Only Donald Trump would defend himself against charges that he overvalued his assets by re-overvaluing his assets,” Kimmel said.

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Late Night Dunks on Trump for Getting Dumped During Tax Season

“It’s like getting divorced on Christmas Eve,” Jimmy Kimmel joked.

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Stephen Colbert Sets the Mood for Valentine’s Day With His Viewers

“Hey, don’t mind me, I’ll just be over here doing my thang — a long monologue,” Colbert joked.

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Late Night Rips Rudy Giuliani’s ‘Masked Singer’ Appearance

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.”

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Late Night Comments on the Washington Commanders

The hosts didn’t think much of the N.F.L. team’s long-awaited new name. Jimmy Kimmel pointed out that it’s also the name of the president’s dog.

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Late Night Talks Tom Brady’s Retirement

“You know you’ve been around a long time when you debuted the same year as ‘The Thong Song,’” Jimmy Fallon joked on Tuesday.

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Trevor Noah: Trump Is America’s Relentless Ex

“And like many exes, he really wants a second chance. But instead of promising to do better next time, he’s threatening to do even worse,” Noah said.

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Late Night Supports Biden’s Supreme Court Strategy

Trevor Noah joked that Biden will nominate a Black woman to replace Stephen Breyer “because he cares deeply about representation and winning Georgia.”

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Late Night Reflects on Stephen Breyer’s Retirement Plan

“Yep, at 83, Breyer only has two options: either retire or play quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,” Jimmy Fallon said.

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Trevor Noah Blasts Robert Kennedy Jr. for Invoking Anne Frank

Noah said anti-vaxxers gathering to hear from Kennedy might have found him leaning too liberal for believing in the Holocaust.

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Late Night Celebrates One Year of President Biden

“A year ago, Biden pledged to address Covid, the economy, climate change and racial injustice. And good news — after 12 months of tireless effort, we’re all getting three free masks,” Jimmy Fallon said.

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Jimmy Kimmel Not Surprised by Trump Fraud Allegations

“The walls appear to be closing in on Trump — big, beautiful walls,” Kimmel said, as new details emerged from an investigation into the ex-president’s family business.

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Trevor Noah Doesn’t Trust the At-Home Covid Tests

“We’re just going to test ourselves for antigens? Is that before or after we mess up the directions on an Easy Mac?” Noah said.

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Jimmy Kimmel Recaps Trump’s Latest Rally

“Thousands of people showed up, because there’s nothing to do in Florence, Arizona,” Kimmel said.

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Stephen Colbert Wants Hard Time for the Oath Keepers 11

“Finally!” Colbert said. “Up until now, the most serious charge any of these guys has gotten is impersonating a Flintstone.”

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Jimmy Kimmel Is High Off Covid’s Cannabis Breakthrough

“All this time we’ve been listening to the C.D.C., we should have been eating CBD,” Kimmel said of research showing that cannabis compounds can prevent Covid-19.

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Stephen Colbert Debates Catching Omicron on Purpose

“I mean, all the other late-night hosts are doing it,” Colbert said.

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Seth Meyers: ‘Ted Cruz Has a Thing for Self-Humiliation’

“That clip was like watching one of those dumb cable news segments where a reporter willingly gets Tasered just to show everyone how bad it is,” Meyers joked of Cruz’s recent appearance on ‘Tucker Carlson.’

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Stephen Colbert Praises Biden’s Jan. 6 Speech

“It’s important to reflect on a day like this,” Colbert said. “There’s a reason Texas’ motto is not ‘What’s an Alamo?’”

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Late Night Is Thrilled Trump’s Finally Listening to Someone

Advisers told the former president to push his Jan. 6 news conference to a date that would draw less attention to a low point of his presidency. “So, every day of his presidency?” Stephen Colbert joked.

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Stephen Colbert Has a Backup Plan for Parents in the Pandemic

With the return of remote learning, Colbert says to bring in the mothers-in-law.

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Late Night Is Happy Twitter Booted Marjorie Taylor Greene

Seth Meyers said that living in a world with the Republican congresswoman’s “insane” screaming was “like trying to have a conversation with a friend on the street next to a jackhammer.”

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Best of Late Night TV in 2021

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.

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Seth Meyers Wants Fox News to Stop Saying ‘Big Meat’

As Fox hosts went after President Biden over rising prices, Meyers found their choice of words a little distracting.

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Stephen Colbert Holds the Republican Caucus in Contempt

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.”

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Late Night Praises Fox News Hosts for Their Acting Skills

The news that Fox News anchors sent texts on Jan. 6 urging President Trump to speak out against the insurrection while blaming antifa on air was the talk of late night on Tuesday.

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