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TV Shows and Movies Impacted by the Writers Strike

A number of television shows and movies are being affected by the writers strike after negotiations faltered between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Writers have been picketing at locations across Los Angeles and New York City, as the guild is seeking viewership transparency from streamers, increased […]

The Fox-Dominion Settlement Was a Disappointing Conclusion for Late Night: “That Does Nothing for Our Democracy”

In a last-minute move, Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems reached a $787 million settlement Tuesday as part of a high-profile defamation suit filed by the company that produces and sells electronic voting hardware and software against the media company. The settlement, one of the largest in history for a defamation suit, came just moments […]

Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert React to Absurdity of Trump Arraignment and Arrest

With the outlandish spectacle of Donald Trump’s arraignment and arrest dominating the news on Tuesday, late night TV went all in on trying to capture the historic, yet wholly bizarre, nature of the day’s events. On The Daily Show, guest host Roy Wood Jr.’s introduction to Tuesday night’s episode was unsurprisingly focused on the absurdity […]

Late Night Hosts Celebrate Trump’s Indictment: “Historic and It’s Funny”

The news that a Manhattan grand jury voted to indict former President Donald Trump broke shortly before many of the late night shows taped their Thursday night episodes, but most of the hosts were still able to get in a few jokes at Trump’s expense. The indictment came after a grand jury investigation into six-figure […]

Sarah Snook Reveals Which ‘Succession’ Characters Are Most Like ‘Friends’ Cast

Succession star Sarah Snook stopped by NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote the fourth and final season of the hit HBO drama, but host Fallon also used her appearance to get her to offer a media-family take on the popular Internet quiz, “Which Friends character are you?” Snook appeared after Jennifer Aniston as […]

Melanie Lynskey Reveals Husband Jason Ritter’s Role in Her ‘Last of Us’ Arc

While promoting the upcoming season of Yellowjackets, Melanie Lynskey shared a behind-the-scenes fact about her much-talked-about guest role on HBO’s The Last of Us. Lynskey appeared in a two-episode guest role in the hit video game adaptation’s first season, which just released its finale. Lynskey played Kathleen, a leader of a Kansas City-based revolutionary movement […]

Zachary Levi Explains How a Breakthrough in Therapy Helped Him Land Shazam Role

Zachary Levi credits a breakthrough in therapy and personal healing for helping him land the role of the superhero Shazam. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his starring role in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Levi said he initially decided against auditioning for any role in the DC franchise […]

Oscars Host Jimmy Kimmel Reacts to Noms, Betting on Awards Show: “They’re Encouraging Someone With a Gambling Problem to Slap Me”

The 2023 Oscar nominations were a hot topic on the late night talk shows on Tuesday night, with Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, James Corden and Daily Show guest host Wanda Sykes all joking about this year’s big nominees and snubs. Kimmel, who’s also hosting the Oscars on March 12, highlighted some of the bets being […]

Aubrey Plaza Is Proud ‘Emily the Criminal’ Doesn’t Feature Firearms: “Most Thrillers Introduce Guns Immediately”

Audrey Plaza, like critics of her latest film Emily the Criminal, is taking note of how her film is subverting the thriller genre. The White Lotus actress, who is set to host Saturday Night Live on Jan. 21, stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to promote her new film and her appearance on […]

Selena Gomez Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels ‘Tonight Show’ Appearance

Selena Gomez has had to put her upcoming plans on hold. On Wednesday (Oct. 26), the singer and Rare Beauty mogul shared that her scheduled appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been canceled due to her testing positive for COVID-19. “I’m not going to be on Fallon tonight. I ended up getting […]

Ryan Gosling Reveals Reason He Said Yes to Playing Ken

Moviegoers have Ryan Gosling’s daughters to thank for his upcoming Ken role. Gosling, who is playing the boyfriend to Margot Robbie’s starring doll in the upcoming live-action Barbie movie, shared the reason he signed on to play the iconic toy beau during a visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. First, he says he […]

Late Night Hosts Take on Cassidy Hutchinson’s Trump and Capitol Riot Testimony: “Who the Hell Let Him Out of His Car Seat?”

The last-minute public hearing featuring former Trump administration aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection offered a well of material for late night television Tuesday. The revelations of the “surprise witness” — a top deputy to Trump’s White House chief of staff Mark Meadows — led to some unexpectedly […]