Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Myers and James Cordon on the second impeachment
Kevin James talks about his new NASCAR sitcom The Crew
Comedy Troupe The Capitol Steps falls victim to the pandemic. That sucks.
Governor Cuomo announced a plan for some live shows in New York City including shows by Chris Rock and Amy Schumer
NBC announced some new sitcomes
Conan O’Brien’s podcast network adds Nicole Byer and JB Smoove
Some deep dives today –
1. The Late Night shows discuss Trump, but today a look at the serious comments being made. It’s hard to imagine say 1980’s Letterman throwing this kind of heat.
2. Chris Rock recut his special Tamborine. The edits provide some insight into Chris’ mind. Then Arsenio Hall shares a great Richard Pryor vs. Eddie Murphy story.
3. Then some listener feedback and some clowning around about Bob’s Burgers ends on a very serious note.
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Ricky Gervais on being offered an opportunity to perform stand-up in space. It’s a good thing that Jimmy Fallon randomly asked Ricky his thoughts on space travel or this might not have come up!
Speaking of space, Andy Samberg will start in a space comedy-drama for Apple+
A Trump parody to that song from Rent is quite catchy!
David Cross misses airports and bars. He did not comment on airport bars.
Kevin Hart announces yet another new partnership, this time with Netflix
Meghan Markle and Harry might produce a comedy. That reminds us to plug Palace Intrigue, adaily 5 minute podcast with the latest Royal Family News, it’s like this but more Meghan, less comedy. Unless Meghan produces a comedy. Then it’s like this.
Actual real life Jerry Seinfeld is not dead, but a new series of tweets explores what it would be like if his sitcom character, also named Jerry Seinfeld, were part of a Twin Peaks like thing.
Review: The History of Swear Words. Hard Pass.
Trevor Noah wonders how to pronounce words like Adidas and controversy. I know you Americans are like, how else would you pronounce them?
Hannah Gadsby is working on a memoir
Aziz Anasri reportedly returning for Master of None Season 3. I am still waiting for him to return calls.
Chad Daniels o why he doesn’t do political material.
Tommy Johnagin on what he misses.
Izzard said, ““I think we need to look at the things she has written about in (J.K. Rowling’s) blog. Women have been through such hell over history. Trans people have been invisible, too.”
Sarah Cooper on migrating from Tik-Tok to TeeVee.
Bill Hader on the latest about Barry Season 3. Not much.
Sacha Baron Cohen says, ““I brought Borat out because of Trump, there was a purpose to this movie, and I don’t really see the purpose to doing it again. So yeah, he’s locked away in the cupboard.”
Richard Pryor’s first two albums will get a re-release.
Don’t ask Jim Florentine to dress up as a super-hero at your kids’ party.
The Interrobang announced their Comedy Award winners. Hint, Colin Quinn.
Spamalot will be a movie.
A look at the Toronto Comedy Scene.
What, you’re acting like it’s a slow news day. Look, I can’t do ten minutes on Adam Sandler every weekend lol.
Kimmel and Fallon discuss Trump’s twitter ban.
What Tom Papa, Big Jay Oakerson, Sam Morril and Josh Gondelman miss about comedy – you know – pandemic.
And a look at innovators in comedy sends Johnny Mac into a rant.
Jim Gaffigan turned the assault on the Capitol into a bizarre bed-time story. It’s weird.
Late Night reactions from Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and James Corden.
Sacha Baron Cohen on some other ideas they had for Borat 2
Brian Posehn has a new music video featuring Weird Al Yankovic and Patton Oswalt
Chris Rock gets self-reflective
Are you supporting Veganuary? A comedy hotline can help you with your struggles.
Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel came in hard on the events of January 6th at the U.S. Capitol. Jimmy Fallon took a different route. Trevor Noah was off (I think) but we did hear from the Daily Show twitter account. We also heard from Mark Normand and Jim Gaffigan.
After the break, Johnny Mac plays what originally was scheduled to be today’s episode which covers some now dated Late Night jokes,
Chris Rock speaks a little about his new cut of his special Tamborine.
Peacock picks up Maz Jabroni’s Pandemic Warrior special
Keegan-Michael Key shares the railer for the History Of Sketch Comedy podcast
Rowan Atkinson says “I don’t much enjoy playing (Mr. Bean)” and can’t wait to be done with it. But an animated Mr. Bean is coming.
The episode for Friday January 8th will come out mid-morning (EST) so I can cover whatever happens today and tonight.
It’s The Office with Vampires and you should be watching it.