Late-Night Lately: Captain America's Games, Gwen Stefani's "Carpool Karaoke," Hosts Skewer Trump

8:00 AM 5/7/2016

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.

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Late Night Lately Split 5/6 - Publicity - H 2016

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

  • Chris Evans and Jimmy Fallon Play "Frozen Blackjack"

    Chris Evans wasn't quite ready for Jimmy Fallon's brand of card games. 

    The Captain America: Civil War star appeared on Tuesday's Tonight Show to promote his new Marvel movie, but most of all, to play "Frozen Blackjack" with host Jimmy Fallon. 

    The game was inspired by Evans' Marvel character. "Captain America was frozen for 70 years, and we're going to see who gets frozen tonight," Fallon said to introduce the game. The rules followed that of a normal game of blackjack, until the winner gets to pour a pitcher of ice-cold water down the loser's pants after each hand. 

    "I kind of like the game now!" Fallon decided, after getting to pour water on Evans. "We could call this game Chilly Willy." 

  • "Carpool Karaoke": Gwen Stefani Sings "Hollaback Girl" With Surprise Guests

    Gwen Stefani rode shotgun with two Oscar winners in the back for James Corden's latest "Carpool Karaoke" on Wednesday.

    The Voice coach joined the Late Late Show host to sing some of her new hits, remember her No Doubt days and act out popular emojis. Starting out strong with No Doubt's "Don't Speak," Corden and Stefani performed "Sweet Escape," "Used to Love You" and "Rich Girl" before hitting the "HOV 4" lane, where drivers need at least four drivers in the car. 

    So Julia Roberts and George Clooney hopped in to help the duo sing Queen's "We Are the Champions" and Stefani's "Hollaback Girl." Clooney even had his own thoughts on what a "hollaback girl" is: "If some guys are on a construction site, and they're yelling at a girl, she's not going to turn back, she's not that kind of a girl."

    Stefani said she'll never tell who the real inspiration of the song was, to which Clooney replies: "This shit is bananas."

  • Late-Night Skewers Trump as Presumptive GOP Nominee

    On the late-night shows Wednesday, it seemed like Donald Trump was all anyone wanted to discuss.

    The presidential candidate scored a huge primary victory in Indiana on Tuesday, and with Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping out in the wake of Trump's win, Trump became the presumptive GOP nominee for the White House.

    Stephen Colbert said a Hunger Games-inspired goodbye to Trump's opponents with a cartoon version of the candidate. 

    Seth Meyers seemed to have a more serious tone: "How did they get to the point where they're handing their nomination to a race-baiting, xenophobic, serial liar who peddles conspiracy theories and thinks the National Enquirer is a real newspaper?"

    Daily Show host Trevor Noah said he did not know how to feel about Trump's Indiana victory. "Yea? Is this a yea? I'm so conflicted," Noah said. "I mean, Ted Cruz lost but because Donald Trump won. It's like finding out your herpes is gone, but it's because your dick fell off."

    Jimmy Fallon "celebrated" the victory by bringing back his Trump impression pretending to call President Obama after Indiana. "Come November, I'm going to be voted Captain America." Obama, played by Dion Flynn, warned the Trump character to cool his jets after some insults were thrown his way. "Don't make me go Lemonade on your ass," Flynn's Obama said. Fallon's Trump responded: "Watch it, you don't want to mess with Donald with the good hair."

    Jimmy Kimmel used Trump's former reality-star status to poke fun at him by means of a different show: Survivor. Kimmel said that show is how Trump should pick his running mate for the GOP ticket.

    With an in memoriam, Conan showed pictures of the candidates with funny reasons why they dropped out of the race. For instance, Scott Walker "got lost on his way to a debate" and Chris Christie "drowned in a chocolate river."

  • 'Captain America: Civil War' Cast Plays Musical Beers

    Jimmy Fallon has played musical beers before on The Tonight Show, but never a version as intimate as this one.

    Captain America: Civil War actors Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany and Sebastian Stan joined Fallon for the game on Wednesday, which is like musical chairs but with beer in red Solo cups. During the game Stan got overly excited and, thinking the music had ended, started chugging his beer.

    "Spit it back," said Fallon. Stan obliged but moments later the music stopped and Fallon was left with Stan's spit-out drink to consume. "You've got to drink that baby," said Renner, laughing. "I'm glad to lose." 

    Later in the game it was down to just Stan and Fallon. "We've already made out," said Stan.

  • Susan Sarandon, James Corden Trash-Talk Kid Pingpong Players

    Susan Sarandon and James Corden take their table tennis very seriously.

    The Meddler actress and the Late Late Show host showed off their trash-talking skills during Tuesday night's episode, in which they faced office against a pair of kid players.

    While Sarandon barks at one kid — also known as "dead meat" and "grasshopper" — Corden asks another, "Is your momma gonna pick you up from school? Because your daddy is right here." Yet even with extra-large paddles, the adults can't get a leg up on their silent-but-deadly kid opponents.

  • Late-Night Lineup: May 8-14

    Tuesday, May 10
    Conan: Former intern Mindy Kaling reunites with her old boss Conan O'Brien on TBS. 

    Wednesday, May 11
    The Daily Show: FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver heads to Comedy Central to share his predictions and data for the current election. 

    Watch What Happens Live: She missed her last scheduled appearance, but Amy Schumer is yet again on the books to join Andy Cohen in his clubhouse on Wednesday. 

    Thursday, May 12
    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: The Nice Guys' Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling preview their new detective movie together on CBS.