Round-Up: Late Night TV’s Best Bin Laden Jokes

by | May 3, 2011 at 6:56 AM | Only the Good Parts, Top 5, TV News

The death of public enemy number one Osama Bin Laden was Monday’s biggest story. It was also the hottest topic for late night TV hosts. Here are the highlights:

“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”: Jon put the event in context, including a jab at the news media for prolonging the announcement. “For God’s sake, Seacrest doesn’t draw out an elimination reveal this long!” he quipped.

“The Colbert Report”: Colbert joked that President Obama is “the No. 1 most bin Laden-killing president in American history.”

“Late Night with David Letterman”: Dave did a top 10 list of Bin Laden’s last words.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live”: Jimmy’s jokes included the CIA’s “red flag,” and a “Weekend at Bin Laden’s” parody.

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”: Jay revealed Maury Povich’s role in IDing the body.