Late Night Shares the Stage With Climate Change

Seven hosts dedicated their Wednesday shows to raising awareness about the urgent need to slow global warming.

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Late Night Takes Lots of Jabs at Nicki Minaj

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.

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Late-Night Shows Are Teaming Up to Tackle Climate Change

Seven of TV’s most popular late-night programs and hosts, including Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Samantha Bee, plan to address the subject on the night of Sept. 22.

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Emmys 2021 Snubs and Surprises: ‘Emily in Paris’? Mais Oui

A nomination for a lightweight Netflix comedy and the omission of Ethan Hawke’s John Brown were among the few shockers.

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Jimmy Kimmel Finds Irony in the G.O.P. Vote to Cancel Liz Cheney

“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.

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Late Night Rallies Behind Facebook’s Extended Trump Ban

“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.

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The F.B.I.’s Giuliani Raids Warm Late Night’s Heart

Federal agents “made sure to show up in daylight, when Rudy was still asleep in his coffin,” Jimmy Kimmel said on Wednesday.

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Seth Meyers: Chauvin Verdict Confirms ‘What We Saw With Our Own Eyes’

“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.

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Stephen Colbert Applauds Biden’s ‘Endgame’ for Afghanistan’s ‘Infinity War’

Colbert pointed out that the conflict “has been going on so long, the first ‘Iron Man’ movie opens with Tony Stark in Afghanistan.”

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Late Night Gets Serious About the Georgia Shootings

“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.

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Stephen Colbert Celebrates the Passing of the Stimulus Bill

“There you go, baby. You’re rich! Buy yourself something nice, like rent or medicine,” Colbert said on Wednesday’s “Late Show.”

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Stephen Colbert Gets Serious About New Insurrection Evidence

“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.”

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Trevor Noah Loves Seeing Newsmax Shook

The “Daily Show” host said the threat of a defamation lawsuit forced anchors at the right-wing news site into “behaving like actual journalists.”

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Stephen Colbert Is Thrilled to Have a President With a Plan

“Yesterday, President Biden announced a dramatic change to America’s Covid plan: There is one,” Colbert said on Wednesday.

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Jimmy Kimmel Finds It Fitting That Trump’s Neighbors Don’t Want Him

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.

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How President Trump Ruined Political Comedy

The Trump years created a bumper crop of liberal comedy shows — almost all of which have been canceled. Why is the president so impervious to satire?

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Samantha Bee Decries Trump’s ‘Stand Back and Stand By’

“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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Stephen Colbert Can’t Believe There Are Undecided Voters

“I assume the night started with each of them being roused from a coma,” Colbert said of the uncommitted audience at President Trump’s Philadelphia town hall.

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Samantha Bee Stays Grounded With ‘The Great British Bake Off’

The host of “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” also puts Carol Burnett and octopus videos on her list of essentials.

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Trump Believes He’s Invincible, Trevor Noah Says

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.”

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Late Night Isn’t Buying Pence’s Reason for Not Wearing a Mask

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.

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