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‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Wins TV’s First J.D. Power Award

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Jimmy Kimmel Live has won its very first J.D. Power Award. In fact, JKL is the first TV show to receive a J.D. Power Award. The organization named Kimmel’s program the Most Reliable Midsize Late Night Talks Show With The Same Host for 15 Consecutive Years. Kimmel’s show also is the only midsize late night talk show currently on the air with the same host for 15 consecutive years. No, we’re not sure what is a “midsize late night show.” “Over the past 15 years our show has… Read

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Stephen Colbert Mocks Omarosa Boast She Finally Has Proof Donald Trump Is Racist

Yet another close adviser to President Donald Trump has betrayed him, Stephen Colbert announced, tragically, at the top of Late Show. The latest person to turn on Trump is his former adviser “and realtor giving you a card at a funeral,” Omarosa. The former Apprentice franchise star, fired from her White House job in December, has written a salacious new book “filled with shocking details that you already knew,” Colbert revealed. On Today show, Omarosa explained her new… Read

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John Oliver Mocks “Massive Dozens Of White Nationalists” Who Marched On D.C. As He Taped

John Oliver kicked off Last Week Tonight talking about racists – “The reason 9-1-1 now has to answer calls with, 'Is this a real emergency or is there just a black person nearby?'" Super timely, given that, as Oliver taped his show, here in Washington D.C. the Unite The Right 2 was winding down – or, as Oliver described it, “a massive dozens of white nationalists gathered in D.C., where they were met by hundreds of counter-protesters calling them all assholes.” Some… Read

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Kanye West Addresses His Silent And “Stumped” Response To Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump Question

For once, Kanye West was speechless on Jimmy Kimmel Live! when the late-night host asked about his support for Donald Trump and asked him point blank: “Whether we like his personality or not, his actions are what matter. You so famously, and so powerfully said, 'George Bush doesn't care about black people.' What makes you think that Donald Trump does — or any people at all?” West was awkwardly quiet and Kimmel cut to commercial break. Now that he had the time to think of… Read

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Bill Maher Reveals He is Q On ‘Real Time’

UPDATE, with video "I am Q" Bill Maher revealed during his New Rules segment in which he lampooned Trump supporters latest conspiracy theory, QAnon. Maher’s final New Rule for the night: “If Trump supporters don't want us to call them stupid they have to stop coming up with things like Q.” “Just a few months ago…I was talking about how Republicans are now the Conspiracy Party and that there is nothing so ridiculous they won't swallow: birth certificate, Chemtrail, Jade… Read

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Samantha Bee’s Team Trump Bad Boy Roundup Stars Paul Manafort, Donald Jr.

Samantha Bee became the latest late-night comic to critique Paul Manafort’s alleged Money-Launder fashion line, also updating her viewers on the latest antics of the “sad sticky wad of congealed hair gel” that is Donald Trump Jr. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chair “and man who would go missing in a Sopranos episode” is the first member of Trump's inner circle to go on trial in the Russia probe, she noted. Makes sense, she said, because before joining… Read

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Trevor Noah On His ‘Daily Show’ Emmy Breakthrough And, Yes, That Old Joke

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For the first time since Trevor Noah took over from Jon Stewart as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show in 2015, the venerable late-night political comedy show found its way back among the Variety Talk Series nominees last month. And as if to illustrate the slings and arrows of comedy in the modern era, the well-liked Noah was just as quickly hit with one of those jokes-from-the-past scandals that might knock a less confident person to the ground. But Greg Evans finds… Read

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Stephen Colbert Still Mining Donald Trump’s Collusion Tweet-fession On ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert isn’t ready to let go of President Donald Trump’s tweeted “confession” about campaign colluding with Russia during the presidential election. “The President is still dealing with the fallout from his disastrous Twitter confession that this campaign colluded with Russians in Trump Tower, when he admitted the meeting was about getting dirt on Hillary Clinton from the Russians,” Colbert told his Late Show crowd tonight. “Which, I know, is only a crime if you… Read

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Jimmy Kimmel Tweets He’s Booked Kanye West For Thursday ‘JKL’

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Jimmy Kimmel tweeted that he’s booked Kanye West for his Thursday ABC late-night show. Presumably they’ll talk about West’s support of President Donald Trump, and a possible White House run for his wife, Kim Kardashian West. In June, Kanye attempted to clean up his wildly controversial remarks about slavery being a choice, and Trump’s "dragon energy." Kanye grabbed headlines when he told TMZ that 400 years of slavery sounded more to him like some sort of choice on the… Read

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Jimmy Kimmel: Donald Trump Issues Robert Durst-Worthy Tweet Over Weekend

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Late night TV shows spent Monday catching up on President Donald Trump’s historic tweet over the weekend. Jimmy Kimmel may have described it best, in industry terms. “Yesterday – I don't know if you if you were following this over the weekend –  he thumbed a doozy. One that could potentially land his son in prison,” the ABC late-night host marveled on Jimmy Kimmel Live. It started when Washington Post reported Trump was worried his son – DJTJ. as Kimmel calls him – could… Read

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John Oliver Tackles Donald Trump, Paul Manafort’s Fashion Sense, And New HBO Owner AT&T On ‘Last Week Tonight’

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Yet another development in he ongoing Washington scandal John Oliver calls Stupid Watergate – like Watergate except, instead of inspiring Oscar-winning movies, it will be the basis of “direct to cable comedies featuring fart jokes and Larry the Cable Guy,” HBO’s late-night host explained. With investigators seemingly closing in on multiple fronts, President Donald Trump apparently fears for Donald Jr. Sources told Washington Post Trump “does not believe his son… Read

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John Oliver Promises TV Critics That Les Moonves Will Answer All Their ‘NCIS’ Questions At TCA

John Oliver was in New York working on Sunday's edition of Last Week Tonight, and sent a video to thank the TV Critics Association for its inaugural Best Sketch/Variety Show award. He promised he was thinking of them all at the conference in the Beverly Hilton hotel, saying he had checked and it's Day 11 of this summer's TCA. "I was there on the first day, when you all were so young! At least 40% of you are dead by now, emotionally, if not physically,” Oliver speculated… Read