Last night on “The Daily Show,” Wyatt Cenac interviewed a PETA representative about a lawsuit the organization filed against Sea World for “enslaving” the killer whales they use in their shows.
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When Ricky Gervais came on “The Daily Show” to talk about his new HBO show “Life’s Too Short,” little did he know that he’d talk to Jon Stewart about a whole bunch of weird stuff.
Last night, Jimmy Kimmel got wind that Jay Leno used him as the butt of a joke in a “Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestions” bit, suggesting to the audience that Kimmel wears a dyed toupee, and he shot back at Jay the best way he knows how — by making fun of how lame Jay’s monologue is.
Denzel Washington is an unabashed fan of the New York Yankees. He’s such a fan that, in previous trips to “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno has pitted him against both the Yankees’ ace pitcher CC Sabathia and Hall-of-Famer Reggie Jackson in Yankee trivia quizzes. And he’s beaten them both.
If someone had unplugged our TV during a crucial moment of Sunday night’s Super Bowl, we don’t know what we would have done. Actually, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, we’ve now got a good idea how we’d react.
On last night’s big post-Super Bowl season premiere of “The Voice”, Tony Lucca was the last to take the stage, and he sung a fantastically soulful rendition of “Trouble” by Ray LaMontagne. He told Carson Daly that he wasn’t sure that judge Christina Aguilera was going to recognize him from their days when they were on “The Mickey Mouse Club” together.
Florida governor Rick Scott recently signed a bill into law that would have required people on public assistance to take a drug test before getting their welfare benefits. That law made the folks at “The Daily Show” scratch their heads, so they sent Aasif Mandvi down to the Sunshine State to look into it.
Jimmy Fallon and most of the “Late Night” gang are out in Indianapolis for the Super Bowl (Deion Sanders subbed in for announcer Steve Higgins), and to kick things off, Fallon wanted to do an Indy-centric version of the segment “Head Swap.”
As part of his celebration of 30 years in late night, Dave Letterman welcomed Bill Murray — his first guest on “Late Night” and the “Late Show” — to the Ed Sullivan Theater last night, and Murray was in full shtick mode.
Madonna was on “The Tonight Show” to plug her Super Bowl halftime show, her movie “W.E.” and her new album. Jay Leno brought up her infamous performance during the 1984 MTV VMAs where she crawled around in a wedding dress while singing “Like A Virgin.”