Late-Night Lately: Selena Gomez's Coaster Karaoke, Anna Kendrick's Love Story, Seth Meyers' Faux Trump Show

8:00 AM 6/25/2016

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 CBS; Monty Brinton/CBS; Late Night / YouTube

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

  • Carpool Karaoke: Selena Gomez Brings James Corden on a Roller Coaster Ride

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    Selena Gomez insisted that James Corden take a detour when he picked her up for the latest edition of "Carpool Karaoke" on Monday night. 

    After dueting on her "Same Old Love," The Late Late Show host reluctantly found himself ascending the tracks of a steep roller coaster ride. The pair begins to sing "Come & Get It" and as they dropped, Gomez kept her cool and continued to hit her notes, while Corden broke into fits of laughter and screams. 

    "I don't know if I enjoyed that as much as people usually do," he said. 

    Back in the car, they sang "Hands To Myself," "Kill Em With Kindness" and "Love You Like a Love Song" before stopping at McDonald's. Corden then asked Gomez about the moment that she knew she made it and what it's like to be a part of Taylor Swift's girl squad, bemoaning why no male members are allowed.

  • Anna Kendrick and James Corden Sing an Entire Love Story's Soundtrack

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    Anna Kendrick and James Corden make a great couple onscreen — or, at least, on a soundtrack.

    The actress joined the Late Late Show host on Wednesday to sample the many types of tracks that accompany love stories — in just over four minutes. 

    The two blazed through a slew of romance-related tracks based on the stages of a relationship, beginning with the meet-cute (Dionne Warwick's "I Say a Little Prayer," Chris De Burgh's "Lady in Red") and the exciting honeymoon phase (Boyz II Men's "I'll Make Love to You," The Partridge Family's "I Think I Love You").

    They then tie the knot (Bruno Mars' "Marry You"), struggle with infidelity (Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me") and mourn their breakup (Adele's "Someone Like You") before ultimately reconciling (Cher's "Believe" and Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You").

  • Seth Meyers Casts Bill Cosby, Ryan Gosling in Fake Donald Trump NBC Show

    Courtesy of YouTube/Late Night with Seth Meyers

    Seth Meyers wants Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race in exchange for a TV series in which he plays a fictional president.

    Meyers mentioned the idea last week, but he said NBC — who has in "no way approved" this fictional show — hasn't heard back from Trump. "This is not a joke," said Meyers, addressing Trump. "To entice you to do the show, we've come up with some casting ideas."

    In this make-believe show, called Chicago President, Megan Fox would play Trump's first lady because she's "gorgeous, sexy, classy, and most importantly, not age-appropriate." Kevin James would be Trump's vice president, Bradley Cooper would be young Trump and Ryan Gosling would be older Trump. Harrison Ford would be cast as Hillary Clinton because in Trump's show, Clinton "has been indicted for her emails and is a fugitive." 

    Then came the big reveal. President Obama would be played by Bill Cosby," said Meyers, which was met by groans from the audience.

  • Will Forte and Jason Sudeikis Serenade Jimmy Fallon

    Screenshot/The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

    Will Forte and Jason Sudeikis' love for each other was on full display on Thursday's Tonight Show.

    The Last Man on Earth costars and SNL alums, belted out an enthusiastic cover of REO Speedwagon's "Can't Fight This Feeling" and their energy was palpable. Sudeikis used his mic stand as an oar and barked like a dog while Forte shot him hilariously loving looks as they sang.

    Host Jimmy Fallon threw to a commercial, but an extended video online showed the song continue, the duo turning to Fallon to serenade him together. 

  • Blake Lively, Jimmy Fallon Match Wits on Harry Potter Knowledge

    A pregnant Blake Lively visited Jimmy Fallon on Monday to promote her film The Shallows and joined the Tonight Show host for a spirited game of "Know It All," a $100,000 Pyramid-like game in which contestants took turns listing words that would fall under various categories.

    For the first category of the game, Lively chose "Harry Potter characters," and proved knowledgeable about J.K. Rowling's universe. When Fallon kept choosing the main characters, she called him out and goaded him to "do better ones" and eventually bested Fallon when he challenged her on "Hedwig."

    The laughs increased for the "four-letter words" category. Lively tried to explain why she used five-letter word "shoot" saying, "I'm not going to swear on television!"

  • Late-Night Lineup: June 26-July 2

    Tuesday, June 28
    Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Suicide Squad's Margot Robbie sits down to talk about her roles in Legend of Tarzan and the anti-superhero film. 

    Conan: The late-night host is joined by the kids of Broadway's School of Rock for a special performance. 

    Wednesday, June 29
    The Daily Show: Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox appears on the Comedy Central show to talk politics and Netflix. 

    Watch What Happens Live: Shiri Appleby, star of the fictional reality show UnREAL, sits down with the king of reality himself. 

    Thursday, June 30
    Conan: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' stars Zac Efron and Adam DeVine bring their bromance to late night. Last time Efron visited O'Brien, college competition won out in a video game battle. 

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