this week in late night

Jimmy Kimmel’s Tribute to Bob Saget Won Late Night This Week

Plus Tig Notaro explains bleeping, Lewis Black being Lewis Black, and Seth Meyers’s horse pudding.
vulture bets on berry

Force Matt Berry to Host the Oscars

The gig is available, and our country must act immediately.
remembrances

The Filth and Kindness of Bob Saget

He was America’s Dad and a dirty comic, and his gift was that he could be both.
  1. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Ariana DeBose Gives the Season a JoltAriana DeBose has tremendous chemistry with the cast and gives one of the season’s best performances.
  2. snl
    Will Forte to Host SNL Next WeekWith musical guests Måneskin.
  3. this week in late night
    Jimmy Kimmel’s Tribute to Bob Saget Won Late Night This WeekPlus Tig Notaro explains bleeping, Lewis Black being Lewis Black, and Seth Meyers’s horse pudding.
  4. some questions
    Some Questions About And Just Like That…’s Che DiazApparently Vulture wrote a piece about them, so here is a piece about them.
  5. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Live!: James Adomian’s Mike Lindell Impression Returns Behind BarsHe sells pillows to other prisoners as his primo currency.
  6. vulture bets on berry
    Force Matt Berry to Host the OscarsThe gig is available, and our country must act immediately.
  7. last night on late night
    The Tonight Show: Watch Lewis Black Go Off on QAnonWeirdly, he’s more upset by bean bag chairs?
  8. last night on late night
    Watch Boys Say the Dumbest Things on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Putting the “man” in “man on the street interview.” And the “dumb” in “wow, these men are dumb.”
  9. live from new york it’s…
    Bleachers Replace Roddy Rich on Saturday Night Live 2022 With Ariana DeBoseRoddy Ricch is no longer appearing after someone on his team was exposed to COVID.
  10. theater review
    The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe No Longer Finds ItTomlin and Wagner’s innovations have been replicated to exhaustion, and the material defeats Cecily Strong.
  11. chat room
    Eric Andre Thinks Horses Are Demons From HellThe Righteous Gemstones’ newest addition raves about everyone he works with, unless those people are horses.
  12. obits
    Full House Star Bob Saget Dead at 65“He was a brother to us guys, a father to us girls, and a friend to all of us,” the cast of Full House said jointly.
  13. remembrances
    The Filth and Kindness of Bob SagetHe was America’s Dad and a dirty comic, and his gift was that he could be both.
  14. trailer mix
    We’ll Be Honest, the Jackass Forever Trailer Made Us Tear Up a Little BitCrashing into theaters February 4.
  15. last night on late night
    John Oliver Is So Freaking Over The Da Vinci CodeIt’s apple! Of course it’s apple.
  16. awards season
    Here Are the Winners of the No-Audience, No-Broadcast Golden GlobesAll the winners you didn’t get to see.
  17. standout performances
    Jim Carrey Not Only Steals But Is the Show on the Weeknd’s Dawn FMHe cameos as the DJ on the album’s radio broadcast from purgatory.
  18. tv review
    The Righteous Gemstones Pushes Past the High Jinks in Season TwoTons of full-frontal male nudity? Yes. A genuinely thoughtful exploration of the gap between generational inheritance and independence? Also yes!
  19. last night on late night
    Watch Cate Blanchett and Jimmy Fallon Plank on The Tonight ShowNew Year’s resolutions start right now!
  20. underrated
    The Messy Honesty of Mae Martin’s Feel GoodStand-up Naomi Ekperigin explains why the comedy-drama series is so worth watching.
  21. 2022 preview
    48 TV Shows We Can’t Wait to See in 2022Your new favorite series may be just over the horizon.
  22. new year breakups
    Joe Gatto Announces He’s Leaving Impractical JokersImpractical Jokers will continue without Gatto, according to the crew.
  23. not all heroes wear capes
    ‘No More Broke Dick’ in 2022, Vows Dulcé Sloan on CNNWith Don Lemon as her witness.
  24. vulture lists
    Every Big Fat Quiz, RankedAmericans, it is time for you to adopt a new Christmas tradition: watching British comedians make fun of Jimmy Carr.
  25. cat valentine
    Adam McKay Clearly Hasn’t Seen VictoriousBut he didn’t saaaaaaay I couldn’t improvise!
  26. mulbaby
    Tall Child Turns Kitchen Into a NurseryIt’s a bun steamer… or maybe a nursery!
  27. predictions
    Did Patton Oswalt Manifest This Book of Boba Fett Moment?Pulled straight from his improvised Parks and Rec filibuster.
  28. funny videos of the month
    The Best Comedy Shorts of December 2021Rounding up our favorite funny videos of the month.
  29. character study
    How Kelli Prenny Went From Insecure’s ‘Eye-Roll Friend’ to Zany Voice of ReasonAfter her unexpected casting, Natasha Rothwell brought essential depth to Insecure’s comic relief.
  30. mulbaby
    This Tall Child Had a Real ChildJohn Mulaney and Olivia Munn welcomed a John-Munn-baby.
  31. my single is dropping
    Watch Bad Bunny Go Simpsonic in New Music Video“Te Deseo Lo Mejor” features the original Latin American–dub cast.
  32. last night on late night
    Let Jimmy Kimmel Introduce You to Zuck on a TruckYou’ve heard of Elf on a Shelf, here’s Zuck on a Truck.
  33. good one podcast
    Aida Rodriguez Is Comfortable With Your Discomfort“There’s always been this daredevil in me, if you will, that goes out on this stage and says, All right, let’s see what happens.”
  34. vulture festival 2021
    Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji Reflect on 5 Years of Issa and MollyA wine down with Insecure’s OTP.
  35. best of 2021
    The Best Comedy Books of 2021Featuring Mel Brooks, Amber Ruffin, a history of the Twin Cities comedy scene, and a celebration of Native comedians.
  36. retirement
    Lorne Michaels Says SNL Season 50 Might Be a ‘Good Time to Leave’Or … nah. Unless?
  37. jost-bot
    Gaze Into Pete Davidson’s Navel If You DareOld Pete Davidson isn’t real, and he can’t hurt you.
  38. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Toast of TinseltownEven Clem Fandango is making the trip across the pond.
  39. last night on late night
    Charli XCX Did Get to Be on SNL (in a Pretaped Sketch)It’s an XCXmas miracle!
  40. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: SNL Carries OnTom Hanks and Tina Fey lend a hand to a cast and crew depleted by COVID-19.
  41. snl
    Paul Rudd Joins SNL’s 5-Timers Club, Sort Of“Congratulations on hosting the show four and a half times.”
  42. snl
    SNL’s Final Episode of 2021 to Feature No Audience and ‘Limited Cast’There have been some COVID exposures and positive cases at the show, according to a source.
  43. stand-up
    The Rediscovered Prescience of SpongeBob’s “Squirrel Jokes”Co-writer Walt Dohrn discusses the 2001 SpongeBob SquarePants episode that had a renaissance this year thanks to, uh, Chappelle.
  44. some ‘splainin’
    16 Essential I Love Lucy EpisodesFrom conveyer belts to baby chickens.
  45. this week in late night
    This Week’s Late-Night Spon-con, RankedThe ads are unending, folks.
  46. the grub street diet
    Naomi Ekperigin Wants to Take Her Dog to Trader Joe’s“I’m not a white woman. I don’t know if I’ll be able to get away with it.”
  47. best of 2021
    The Best Comedy Specials of 2021This year’s most notable releases expanded our definition of what a comedy special can be.
  48. last night on late night
    Watch Seth Meyers Practice His Kendall Roy Impression on ‘A Closer Look’It’s okay!
  49. it’s rark
    Jamie Demetriou Will Jump Into a Canal for ArtTalking writer’s block, family memories, and needle drops with the Stath Lets Flats creator and star.
  50. best of 2021
    The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2021Featuring Aack Cast, Las Culturistas, Keeping Records, and more.
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