DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA’S LATE-NIGHT CONSCIENCE: Jimmy Kimmel didn’t spare many feelings at the  White House Correspondents’ Dinner last month. During his address, the late night host took aim at President Obama, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, attendee Lindsay Lohan, and Keith Olbermann, among others. Show More Summary
The following is an excerpt from chapter six of David Litt’s new memoir, Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, out now. Read an interview with Litt here.WHEN I WORKED AT THE WHITE HOUSE, PEOPLE OFTEN ASKED ME IF I used jokes to advance the president’s agenda. I always said no, ... More »
"This is exciting!" Samantha Bee said on stage, picking up her TBS late night franchise’s very first Emmy win: Best Variety Special Writing, at tonight’s Creative Arts ceremony. Bee won for her Not The White House Correspondents Dinner. Backstage, Bee got asked for the hundredth time if Trumpworld is a late-night gold mine. Show More Summary
The comedian and “Muslim correspondent” has blasted President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim actions.
"The Late Show" knows how to get the president to attend.
The “Daily Show” correspondent on hosting the White House correspondents’ dinner, being abandoned by Jon Stewart and continuing to learn from high school.
Ever since his White House Correspondents’ Dinner performance in 2011, we’ve known that Seth Meyers was highly capable of zinging one Donald J. Trump, and zinging him hard. His “A Closer Look” segments have only bolstered that impression. Show More Summary
Hasan Minhaj and Stephen Colbert are two of three comedians who have the distinction of being a Daily Show veteran and the host of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. So, as you can imagine, the two had a lot to talk about when Minhaj came on The Late Show Tuesday night. Show More Summary
“I would say it is an honor to do this, but that would be an alternative fact. It is not,” the comedian Hasan Minhaj said while warming up the room at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in April. “No one wanted to do this, so ofShow More Summary
Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj was the special guest on Friday’s The View, where he shared his experience hosting the White House Correspondents' Dinner a few months ago and plugged his new Netflix stand up show. While the Comedy Central comedian didn’t speak very frequently, when he did, it was usually to insult Republicans or Donald Trump (shocking).
The NBA draft combine has become like the White House Correspondents' dinner: the important people don't show up.
In the days of vaudeville, comedians oftentimes started monologues with the line, “A funny thing happened on the way to the theater.” But, unfortunately, at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner (WHCD), which President Trump opted not to attend, a not-too-funny thing happened. Something went totally unnoticed by those attending, who certainly were responsible for […]
Barack Obama will be remembered for many things during his eight years as President and this will include injecting a newfangled dose of modern humour into the White House. From his quip-bursting White House Correspondents Dinner speeches...Show More Summary
Samantha Bee enjoyed the biggest spotlight of her career during her profanity-laced gala dubbed "Not The White House Correspondents Dinner." And that’s a crying shame. The former Daily Show contributor hosts Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, TBS’s weekly assault on all things conservative. Show More Summary
President Trump and I have something in common. We were both invited to last Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner and we declined. The president wasn't interested in hearing himself mocked by an industry that holds him to aShow More Summary
Episode 70. This week we discuss May Day protests turning violent, how Trump has made the White House Correspondents Dinner irrelevant, CNN’s rejection of Trump campaign ad boosts views, the GOP’s repeated Obamacare repeal failures, North Korea, French election and more. Please SUBSCRIBE on iTunes. SoundCloud audio is below:
While former Daily Show correspondents are getting shellacked over offensive jokes, holding alternative White House Correspondents’ Dinners, and planning reunions, the actual show is still just plugging along. Wednesday night, host Trevor...Show More Summary
NBC's Chuck Todd spoke with Conan O'Brien last night about President Trump's decision to skip the White House Correspondents Dinner, which Todd basically said was a good move for him.
Before Samantha Bee's "Not the White House Correspondents Dinner" this weekend, Refinery 29 got to ask a few questions on the purple carpet.