Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest...Show More Summary
A new Clueless Gamer segment has popped up with Conan O'Brien, and this time the late night talk show host and comedian decided to take a tour of the world of virtual reality. But, things don't quite turn out as well as one might have hoped.
To fill the shoes of the late Chuck Barris in its Gong Show revival, ABC appears to have gone with someone who might be just as much of a unique character. The network announced today that Tommy Maitland, a supposed British comedy legend, will host the series in which judges ... More »
In support of their new album, Humanz, which arrived just hours ago, Gorillaz took to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to perform one of the standout tracks from the project. Collaborators Pusha T and Mavis Staples in turn joined the real-life musicians behind the animated band to let loose of a rendition […]
Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman compared President Donald Trump on Friday to an evil child with supernatural powers as portrayed in an episode of the late 1950s and early 60s TV show, “The Twilight Zone.” “Fans of old TV series may remember a classic...
Russell Howard‘s “Round the World” stand-up tour has hit North America, and Howard marked his arrival by performing on Thursday’s episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden. He’s an observational comic, and he found himself here getting wistful remembering his brother’s penchant for public nudity when they were kids, Brexit and its relationship […]
Honda’s CR-V grew slightly when the redesigned model was introduced late last year. However, the version we get in the United States still only has five seats split over two rows. At the 2017 Bangkok auto show earlier in the month, Honda unveiled a CR-V with three rows and seven seats. The third row is crammed into the trunk so that the...
Even though Barack Obama left the presidency 99 days ago, MSNBC showed late Thursday night why any criticism of him remains unacceptable. On Thursday’s 11th Hour, fill-in host Joy Reid went ballistic when former George W. Bush chief of staff Andy Card suggested that Obama came into office without a distinct set of beliefs to support his decision-making.
All national monuments designated since 1996 are now under review following Trump's executive order on Wednesday — and the big, big stone heads of Mount Rushmore are not pleased. The four presidents kicked off the Late Show on Thursday,...Show More Summary
Mavis Staples loomed over the show. Continue reading…
Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice coach Adam Levine paid tribute to the late YouTube musician Christina Grimmie earlier this week on the hit singing competition show, with a touching rendition of Hey Jude. Levine was Grimmie’s coach during...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has set a record for signing the most executive orders in the first 100 days of a presidential term since World War II. And Stephen Colbert wonders if Trump knows what he's signing. Thursday's "Late Show" audience responded...Show More Summary
The group was joined by Mavis Staples via a video link-up.
When the screen cartoonists’ guild formed in the late 1930s, animated shows weren’t scripted and instead were drawn out on storyboards. Because that was considered part of the animation process itself, the writers were placed under the jurisdiction of the cartoonists’ guild, said Tom Sito, a USC film professor and former president of the Animation […]
Today's the day that Damon Albarn's Gorillaz make their long-awaited return with the guest-heavy new album Humanz. And last night, they were the musical guests on Stephen Colbert's Late Show. They made a huge spectacle out of the performance, doing the album track "Let Me Out" with a huge band and a full choir. Pusha…
If ever you needed proof that Kurt Russell is a terrifying, lethal man, just watch the video above. Shot for The Late Late Show, the sketch features Russell and Corden repeatedly bumping into each other around the CBS studio. The only...Show More Summary
Gorillaz made an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” last night, playing “Let Me Out” from Humanz, which is out today. Damon Albarn, Seye Adelekan, Jesse Hackett, Mike Smith, Karl Vanden Bossche, Gabriel Wallace, Jeff Wooton performed alongside special guest Pusha T, while Mavis Staples sang the chorus via video. Show More Summary
Somehow you just knew that Kurt Russell would be the type of guy’s guy who’d punch your arm as a greeting. On last night’s Late Late Show with James Corden, Russell took the gag and ran with it, putting Corden through some increasingly...Show More Summary
Comedy Central debuted its new weekly show, starring the Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik. He helped clarify the meaning of that “America First” slogan.
Trump, promised to disrupt the country. He has—and more. “Don’t you want God to show up and say He’s kidding?” Louis C.K. asked Stephen Colbert on The Late Show a couple of weeks back. Of course we do. Instead, during these past 100 days, God seems to have doubled down on the prank. Show More Summary