Comedy Central has cracked the secret to late night, and you’ll never believe it, but it’s “hire a white guy.”

Jordan Klepper is getting his own Daily Show spinoff to fill the post-Daily Show slot. WELL THANK GOODNESS A WHITE GUY IS FINALLY GETTING A SHOT AT A LATE NIGHT SHOW. ABOUT DAMN TIME.

In Other TV News

Speaking of late night white guys, James Corden will be taking his show back to his hometown in June.

Damon Lindelof talks about ending The Leftovers in the video below, and says something I think might haunt him with people who didn’t appreciate the Lost finale: “I’d rather write a terrible ending with intention than a great ending without it.” DAMON, DAMMIT, THINK ABOUT THE WORDS BEFORE THEY COME OUT OF YOUR MOUTH.

We now know who Sonequa Martin-Green (Forever Sasha) is going to be on Star Trek: Discovery: First Officer Michael Burnham, whatever that means.


Ever wonder what Daria would look like now? Well, today is your lucky day.

If you haven’t heard already, the internet is freaking out about brining back McDonald’s “Szechuan” sauce after a Rick and Morty bit. That might not happen anytime soon, so here’s “Binging with Babish’s” recipe ideas:

Trouble at Fox News

  1. Mercedes and Hyundai have pulled advertising from The O’Reilly Factor after realizing that some of their customers are women.
  2. Rachel Maddow is beating O’Reilly in the ratings. 
  3. A third defendant has been added to the racial discrimination case against the network.
  4. And as you’ll see in the “In Development” and “Casting” sections, Roger Ailes is a hot commodity these days, and not in a way that is positive for Roger Ailes.

Following Trump’s tweets, Fox News is trying to turn Susan Rice legally unmasking the names of Trump associates who were potentially trying to undermine the election into a thing and it’s working with the #MAGA crowd.

Oh, and April Ryan is going to be a CNN contributor now, thanks to the Trump administration’s ongoing outrageous behavior towards her.

Late Night Takes

Stephen Colbert discusses Russia’s real fake news as opposed to Trump’s fake fake news:

Seth Meyers thinks Trump ran out of that Executive Order signing because he’s so flummoxed about Mike Flynn:

Speaking of, Some Genius Put the Veep Credits Over Trump Walking Out of His Executive Order Non-Signing

…just in case you missed this.

Trailer Park

Girlboss, Netflix, April 21

Claws, TNT, June 11

The Defenders, Netflix, August 18



In Development


Casting News


The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Season finale, and I am in no way going to be able to catch up, so it seems. 8 p.m., Bravo

Dimension 404: This new sci-fi anthology series looks goofy and fun, and features appearances from Patton Oswalt, Lea Michele, Megan Mullally, Sarah Hyland, Constance Wu and Joel McHale, among others. Series premiere. Hulu

Louis C.K. 2017: Another week, another stand-up special from a comedy great. Netflix

iZombie: The third season reveals there is a zombie army preparing for the coming war between zombies and humans. Series premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

Prison Break: This is back and someone is locked in prison AGAIN. Series premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

New Girl: Jess feels it’s the time to tell Nick how she feels in what very well might be the series finale. 7 p.m., Fox

Chewing Gum: Season 2. Netflix

Late Night: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Blake Shelton, Scott Eastwood Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ice T, Freida Pinto, Julio Torres, Jonathan Mover The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Louis C.K., Ernie Johnson Jr., Father John Misty The Late Late Show with James Corden: Claire Danes, Christine Baranski, Jack McBrayer, Zara Larsson Jimmy Kimmel Live: Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Slate, Dustin Lynch The Daily Show: Chelsea Handler Watch What Happens Live: Kyle Richards, Sarah Michelle Gellar

TUES. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC The Middle
American Housewife
Fresh Off the Boat
The Real O’Neals
People Icons
NCIS: New Orleans
CW The Flash
D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow
FOX New Girl
The Mick
NBC The Voice
Trial & Error
Trial & Error
Chicago Fire

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