LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three late-night TV hosts have teamed up for a rare joint opening to respond to President Donald Trump.
Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" on CBS and Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show" on NBC began Tuesday with the taped segment in which the hosts video chat about comments Trump made about them Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — For one week each May, some of television's best-known comics take on a new role as the little devils perched on the shoulders of their bosses.
Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert and Conan O'Brien delivered withering jokes at the expense of their industry this past week before advertisers gathered in venues like Radio City Music Hall and Carnegie Hall to hear what broadcast networks have in store for next season.
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On the road again
For the ninth time in three years, Conan OBrien is a road act. In Conan Without Borders: Italy, the host travels with producer Jordan Schlansky, the unintended master of deadpan comedy, to Chianti wine country and the set of the countrys popular soap opera, Un Posto al Sole.
Return of ‘Roseanne’ and premiere of ‘The Terror’ among top TV viewing choices (videos)
Return of 'Roseanne' and premiere of 'The Terror' among top TV viewing choices (videos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The week's top viewing choices include the return of "Roseanne" on ABC, a frighteningly good terror tale on AMC and a fascinating look at a comedy genius on HBO:
It was his time to shine, but the thing that seemed to shine most was whatever was on his lip.
Many on social media said they couldn't hear much of what Rep. Joe Kennedy III said in the Democratic rebuttal to President Trump's State of the Union because the glare of what people thought was either drool or lip gloss coming out of his mouth was too distracting.
Maybe #SloppyJoe was a fitting moniker for the night, but others found another: Conan.
Conan O’Brien on Trump: ‘Hard to find a joke that’s more absurd than what’s actually happening’
The biggest challenge of being a comedian during President Trump's administration is finding a joke "more absurd" than reality, late-night host Conan O'Brien recently told CNN.
"People ask me all the time what's the biggest challenge being a journalist in the Age of Trump what's the biggest challenge being a comedian in the Age of Trump?" CNN host Jake Tapper asked Mr. O'Brien, 54, during an interview televised by the network Friday.
Kate Hudson once dated a 6ft9 celibate soccer player.
The 38-year-old actress thought she had struck gold when she went on a date with a "huge" and handsome sportsman - whose identity is not known - but she was forced to dump him after one romantic meeting because she found out that he was a born-again Christian and he wanted to wait until he was married to get intimate.
Trump mocked during New York fundraiser by top comedians
NEW YORK (AP) — Some top comedians — including John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien — helped raise money for military veterans Tuesday night at a raucous event at Madison Square Garden in which many of the best barbs were hurled at the current commander in chief.
John Oliver, Jon Stewart to headline veterans fundraiser
NEW YORK (AP) — John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families.
Hisan Minhaj and John Mulaney are also on the bill for the Nov. 7 comedy event in New York.
Israel’s embattled PM shows lighter side with Conan O’Brien
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing calls to resign amid a raft of corruption investigations, but the only prodding he got from Conan O'Brien concerned his choice of dog treats.
The two traded barbs over a meal at the prime minister's residence as they tossed cucumbers to his dog, Kaya. Netanyahu quipped that the fluffy white dog is "paler than you," while the fair-skinned O'Brien offered that "if you try to give an American dog a cucumber, he would punch you."
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Families of those who died in Oakland inferno to sue building's owner, manager.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — What do Caitlyn Jenner, Tom Brady and the Washington Monument have in common?
They're all subjects of punchlines Conan O'Brien is accused of ripping off — and that's no joke.
O'Brien lost an effort to toss out a federal copyright infringement lawsuit in San Diego last week, potentially setting up a novel trial over comic creativity and the value of laughter.
Charlie Hunnam is "pretty sure" he won't be the next James Bond.
The 37-year-old actor has been mentioned as one of the potential candidates to take over the role of 007 when Daniel Craig hangs up his tuxedo but he insists he hasn't had any contact from anyone connected to the spy franchise.
Speaking on talk show 'Conan', he was asked if he'd be replacing Craig, to which he replied: "I can say two things. I'm English and I look devilishly handsome in a suit."
Hot sauce and hope for Conan O’Brien in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The towering U.S. television host Conan O'Brien is drawing stares in Mexico, where he's taping an episode of his show in a bid to "do something positive" about the tensions in U.S.-Mexico relations.
O'Brien, who is 6-feet-4, arrived late last week and has spent part of his time in Mexico City strolling the streets, greeting people and trying the food.
Late-night hosts mark Trump’s election with jokes, therapy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Late-night hosts pivoted from candidate Donald Trump to President-elect Trump, combining punch lines and audience group counseling after the billionaire's defeat of Hillary Clinton.
Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg pays $2M for Adirondack lot
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Max Weinberg, the drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has paid $2 million for a vacant lakefront lot with mountain views in New York's Adirondacks.
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/2eA68ez ) Essex County property records show Weinberg and his wife, Rebecca, recently bought the 1.8-acre lot on Lake Placid's east shore from a family that was forced to tear down a boat house last year because they didn't have the proper permit.
Conan O’Brien to host Nobel concert, Halsey to perform
NEW YORK (AP) — Conan O'Brien credits his "good agent" for his latest gig — host of the Nobel Peace Prize concert.
The annual event is set for Dec. 11 in Oslo, Norway. Halsey will perform. Previous hosts include Jay Leno and Sarah Jessica Parker, while entertainment has ranged from Mary J. Blige to Paul McCartney.
O'Brien, who hosts his own late-night show, "Conan," on TBS, said in statement Thursday that it was an honor to host the concert. He jokingly thanked his agent.
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Bob Odenkirk to write a book of essays about his life
NEW YORK (AP) — "Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk has nabbed a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey.
Random House announced Wednesday that the still-untitled book will explore Odenkirk's career working at Chicago's Second City to writing and acting on "Saturday Night Live," ''Late Night with Conan O'Brien," ''Mr. Show," ''Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul."
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A Roger Ailes lookalike smoothed the way for Triumph, the Comic Insult Dog, at the Republican National Convention.
Robert Smigel, the writer-comedian who brings the Triumph puppet to life, worked the Republican and Democratic conventions for "Triumph's Summer Election Special 2016," debuting Aug. 11 on Hulu. He brought an Ailes impersonator to the Republican event in Cleveland.
"'I'm with Roger Ailes,'" Smigel said he told gatekeepers...
What you can do at Comic-Con – even if you can’t get into Comic-Con
Comic-Con International, now in its 47th year, draws thousands to San Diego's Gaslamp District every July, but not all of those people are actually attending the four-day convention.
If you didn't manage to score a badge this year, that doesn't mean you can't take part in all the glorious nerdy fun, and you might not even have to stand in a line overnight to do it.
There will be a slew of events outside of the convention center to appease your inner geek that are...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two best friends from Rhode Island are living their dream of making an epic zombie movie and becoming celebrities.
Sam Suchmann and Mattie Zufelt, both 20, have Down syndrome.
"Down syndrome causes us to think slower than others, but we don't let that get in the way," Suchmann says. "Because we're naturally amazing."
Their movie, "Spring Break Zombie Massacre ," premiered in...