Stephen Colbert mocks Netflix's sexy serial killer obsession with The Dick Nighttime Murders

When not itself mercilessly killing off beloved, inclusive TV series with devoted fan bases, Netflix loves it some serial killers, the sexier the better. That’s Stephen Colbert’s contention, anyway, as he introduced a segment on Friday’s Late Show by recommending the streaming giant’s new show about serial killer of…

Here’s how a bunch of home-schooled kids were inadvertently exposed to vintage Conan O’Brien

Comedian and actor Moses Storm (Unfriended, the latest Arrested Development, that guy named Squirrel on This Is Us) is a big Conan O’Brien fan. Apart from getting to work with his idol (he was on O’Brien’s recent hiatus stand-up tour with Ron Funches, Flula Borg, and Laurie Kilmartin), Storm also got to sit down with…

Spoiler-prone Mark Ruffalo faces an Avengers quiz while hooked to a lie detector on The Tonight Show

Last time everyone’s favorite Hulk Mark Ruffalo did press for an Avengers movie, well, it didn’t go well. At least not for the Watchers at Marvel, who themselves hulked out a bit when Ruffalo, alongside the more locked-down Don Cheadle, endearingly blurted out the final fate of half the universe in Avengers: Infinity

Paula Pell cradles Seth Meyers while talking Documentary Now! and new character Nana Teabags

Seth Meyers told guest Paula Pell that, when the two were writing together on Saturday Night Live, everyone in the writers room knew she’d “be the funniest person on Earth.” And while Pell’s skills behind the camera are well-known to comedy nerds everywhere, the current A.P. Bio scene-stealer has also popped up in…

John Oliver gives the big, beautiful dialing finger to the FCC over robocalls on Last Week Tonight

For all his trenchant, Emmy-winning political satire, Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver delights most in coming up with inventive ways to fuck with all the right people. Using the power of his and his writers’ imagination—and HBO’s cash—to do some cheeky and creative good in the world clearly makes Oliver, and us, very…

On The Late Show, Gayle King talks keeping cool in the face of R. Kelly meltdowns, Fox News racism

Stephen Colbert engaged in a little CBS programming synergy on Thursday’s Late Show, inviting CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King on to publicize her now-infamous interview with embattled singer and multiply accused pedophile R. Kelly. With the widely shared photo (snapped by King’s makeup guy) of Kelly, mid-rant,…

Kit Harington tries to pretend to know nothing as Stephen Colbert guesses Game Of Thrones endings

So have you heard about this throne-games show? Seems like a pretty big deal. At least that’s the sense you’d get during Tuesday’s Late Show anyway, as Kit Harington came out to what Stephen Colbert described as unusual squeals of Beatles-esque delight from his audience. For the unassuming Harington, it was all in…

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