Late Night Political Comedy - NBC Connecticut

Punchlines ripped from the headlines

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 04:09 PM EST

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Since his departure from the White House, George W. Bush has made few public appearances, but decided to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Tuesday night. In a mostly tongue-in-cheek interview, Leno and...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

As the government shutdown enters its third week, "Saturday Night Live" joked federal furloughs would have left the "Gravity" astronauts reliant on janitors in Houston to keep them alive.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:47 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart grilled Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius over the new health care law Monday. But first, he joked about the online health exchange's glitches and delays.

Follow Us
Top Stories
First Alert: Potential for High Winds, Heavy Rain Friday
First Alert: Potential for High Winds, Heavy Rain Friday

The NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists have issued a First Alert for the potential for high winds and heavy rain on Friday.

Boy Accused of Killing Sister in West Hartford Stabbing
Boy Accused of Killing Sister in West Hartford Stabbing

A girl has died, her mother is in the hospital, and police said the girl’s brother is accused of stabbing both of them in West Hartford Monday.

Report on Child Deaths Urges Better Access to Day Care
Report on Child Deaths Urges Better Access to Day Care

A new report on child deaths at Connecticut daycares says most victims died at illegal home care programs.

Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks
Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March. T...

Judge Scolds Flynn for Lying to FBI, Delays Sentencing
Judge Scolds Flynn for Lying to FBI, Delays Sentencing

A federal judge postponed Michael Flynn's sentencing for lying to the FBI after a dramatic hearing in which he told the former Trump national security adviser, "arguably, you sold your country out," and...

Ollie Claims Racial Discrimination in UConn Firing
Ollie Claims Racial Discrimination in UConn Firing

Former University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed a lawsuit against the university claiming racial discrimination played a part in his firing.