Tragedy Of BP Oil Spill Is Good For Late Night Comedy

by | May 16, 2010 at 3:06 PM | TV News

SNL skewers the BP oil spill.  (NBC)

SNL skewers the BP oil spill. (NBC)

Since the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf, there has been nothing but bad if not tragic news for the environment.

The only ones reaping any benefit are TV’s late night comedians.

“The Gulf Coast is a region so nice it’s been devastated twice,” quipped Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show.’

Here’s a brief roundup of some of the highlights, including ‘Saturday Night Live‘s biting skit showing BP execs addressing the country.

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