Late-Night Lately: Kimmel's Trump 'Split' Sequel, Seth Meyers Goes Day Drinking, Mary Tyler Moore Tributes

8:00 AM 1/28/2017

by THR Staff

THR's Late-Night Lately rounds up the best sketches and guests with a look at what's to come next week.

Courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel Live; Late Night with Seth Meyers; Photofest

The Hollywood Reporter's Late-Night Lately is a one-stop shop for all of the most memorable moments of late-night TV, coming to you each Saturday morning to ease you into your weekend.

So fill up your coffee, set your DVR for the week and sit back. Below are a few of the week's best, funniest and strangest late-night moments you can't afford to miss.

— Compiled by Jennifer Konerman

  • Jimmy Kimmel Makes Fake 'Split' Sequel Starring Trump

    M. Night Shyamalan's thriller Split topped the box office this past weekend and, Jimmy Kimmel joked Tuesday, the film is doing so well, there's already a sequel — about Donald Trump.

    Split stars James McAvoy as a kidnapper with multiple personalities. In Kimmel's fake sequel, Trump is the one with multiple personalities. Jimmy Kimmel Live! even made a fake trailer for the joke sequel, splicing clips from the Universal film with footage of Trump.

    "Twenty-three personalities live in Donald Trump," the trailer teases. "To whom am I speaking now?" asks a woman. "Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Rosie O'Donnell," responds Trump's voice.

    "The only chance we have is if all three of us go crazy on this guy," a girl from the movie says as Trump is shown in a montage of clips where he is mocking others and seemingly shifting personalities.

  • Seth Meyers Goes Day Drinking With Retta

    Screengrab/Late Night with Seth Meyers

    This week, Late Night fans were treated with a segment of Seth Meyers and Retta day drinking, which led to TV-inspired cocktails, their own versions of theme songs and Meyers' drunken pickup lines.

    Retta's Walking Dead cocktail includes rum, tequila, wine: "I made you a zombie. Because after you drink this, you're gonna die."

    The two friends sing lyrics to theme songs they made up on the spot, including time travel-inspired tunes for NBC's Timeless and This Is Us. Meyers even tried out his bar pickup lines on Retta. Most of them were quickly shot down. 

  • Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers Mock Donald Trump for "Copying" Fox News

    Courtesy of Comedy Central

    On Wednesday, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers called Donald Trump out for tweeting about Chicago's homicide rate in a way that echoed what Bill O'Reilly had just aired on his show. 

    Noah pointed to Trump's tweet about how he will "send in the Feds" if Chicago doesn't "fix the horrible carnage going on." Trump "just thinks 'Send in the feds' sounds cool because whenever you hear that line in Hollywood something gets done," said Noah, introducing a montage of federal agents onscreen.

    "To me though one of the scariest things about Trump's tweet is not the idea, but where he got it from," said Noah. "It wasn't from some classified briefing on urban violence. Trump's tweet came an hour after Bill O'Reilly showed that stat on his show, and coincidentally Bill O'Reilly also suggested sending in the feds."

    "That is insane," continued Noah. "The commander-in-chief gets his intelligence from the same place your racist grandpa does."

    Seth Meyers also took issue with Trump echoing O'Reilly. "If you're going to copy your work at least change it enough to hide your tracks," said Meyers. "Didn't you learn anything from your inauguration speech?" Meyers played a clip of Trump's speech and Batman character Bane's speech back to back.

    "Trump literally takes his cues from Fox News and Bane," said Meyers, who spent his "Closer Look" segment on Trump's beliefs in conspiracy theories and his first days in office.

    He joked about a report that aides are trying to get Trump away from the television screen, since he's reportedly so obsessed with cable news. "Have you tried hiding the remote somewhere he would never look? Like under the Constitution?" said Meyers.

  • Mike Myers, Jimmy Fallon Compete in USA vs. Canada Dance-Off

    Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

    Which country is home to the best dance moves: the U.S. or Canada?

    Jimmy Fallon and Mike Myers made it their duty to find out on Tuesday's Tonight Show, participating in a USA vs. Canada "Dice Dance-Off." 

    Each of the comedians (in track suits with their home countries' names on the front) rolled the dice, and demonstrated whatever made-up dance move appeared on top. Myers started off, showing off his skills with the "perpetual motion" dance move along with the "hot poutine." 

    Fallon shined with "the which pocket did I put my keys in?" move, but Myers wasn't impressed: "Not bad for an American," he said. "Check this oot." In the end, they put aside their differences to dance together to the "slip n slide." 

  • Mary Tyler Moore Tributes

    Courtesy of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee/TBS

    Samantha Bee ended this week's episode of Full Frontal on Wednesday night with a tribute to the late Mary Tyler Moore, thanking the actress, who died earlier that day, for inspiring her career.

    "Thanks to Mary Tyler Moore, the reason a little Sam Bee could ever think I could do something like this," said Bee. "We are going to make it after all." She and the ladies on stage then threw their pink pussyhats in the air in honor of Moore, mimicking her signature hat toss at the end of The Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song.

    Jimmy Fallon took a moment out of Wednesday's Tonight Show to mourn Mary Tyler Moore as well. "We're all really saddened today to hear about the passing today of Mary Tyler Moore," said Fallon. "She was a pioneer, not only for television and comedy, but for women. Her character on The Mary Tyler Moore Show was really the first single working woman on TV. She's been on television my whole life. Me and my family would have dinners and watch Mary Tyler Moore Show, so I almost feel like she was part of my family too." 

    "Side note: My high school yearbook quote was 'A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants,'" he added, referencing the Chuckles the Clown episode of her show, "one of the funniest moments on television." 

    "She was one of the coolest, one of the classiest, one of the funniest people ever. Thank you for making us laugh." 

  • Late-Night Lineup: January 29-February 4

    Monday, January 30
    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Fellow Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais stops by, perhaps to give him his review of Fallon's hosting gig. 

    Tuesday, January 31
    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: The Great Comet star Josh Groban joins Colbert for what is (hopefully) a very musical and soothing evening. 

    The Late Late Show With James Corden: Sting joins the Broadway actor on the couch, and surely for some musical performances as well. 

    Wednesday, February 1
    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The host chats with John Wick 2 star Keanu Reeves and Judd Apatow on the same night. Let the games begin. 

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