late night show is (soon to be) dead; longevity @midnight!
Last week news broke that CBS would be ending. late night show following the departure of host James Corden this spring and replaced long-standing talk shows with reboots of the 2010s. @midnight.
follow deadlineReportedly, Stephen Colbert will be the new executive producer. @midnightThis will be a Funny or Die production again.
In case you missed the original @midnightComedy Central aired 600 episodes between 2013 and 2017, with Chris Hardwick hosting the Internet-centric game show. Hardwick was not expected to be part of the rebooted version. But as you can see in the clip below, the model was a winner.
After discovering a treasure trove of bizarre government websites, @midnight Featuring Tim Minchin, Rich Fulcher and Rhys Darby (of Our flag means death. Reputation) Imagine other silly .gov sites — including AlloGuv.gov, HowToOverthrowThe.gov, DoesScientologyMakeYouShort.gov, and IHaveAThirdNippleAmIAWitch.com.
naughty comic book
In this game, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Mamrie Hart, and Mike Phirman, the last of whom were Hardwick’s bandmates in the musical comedy Hard ‘n Phirm, suggested sexually suggestive comic book titles. by imitating familiar superhero names (For example, “Just-Ass League,” “The Fantastic Foreplay,” and “Ribbed for Hercules’ Pleasure.”)
Before the launch of 250 new emoji @midnight Have the panelists translate strings of sometimes confusing symbols into plain English. During one round of the game, Hardwick displayed emojis for slot machines, rowboats, horns, and bathtubs. And comedian Doug Benson said, “It’s the name of the Harry Potter character, Slotrow Hornbath.”
Black and WTF
This uncensored clip isn’t funny for its jokes, but it lacks humor. Comedian Paul F. Tompkins gets his tongue tied. twice Trying to deliver a joke during the “Black and WTF” game. @midnightHe then made rude remarks to the live audience, leading fellow panelist John Hodgman to condemn it as “We all want them to disappear or die. But we all have to do this.”
Jenna Elfman proves her quibbles in this game about a Mario-themed pop-up bar opening in Washington, D.C. “This must be a Mario bar. Because I got hit and messed up, brother.” Dharma & Greg alum suppository
#stone throwing #drunk or #pregnant
The game had Hardwick challenge the contestant to determine which tweet he read ended up with. #stonethrowing #drunk or #pregnant and YouTube star Grace Helbig correctly guessed that the tweet “F-king bored, I’m going to waste!” was horribly tagged with “#pregnant.”
better call someone else
Better Call Saul Starring Bob Odenkirk joins panelists Mike Mitchell and Mike Hanford to drown out the horrific billboard sounds for real-life lawyers. Unfortunately those ads have slogans like “Trust me. I’m a lawyer! (My dog does it)” and “Is it hurt? Don’t pull me out! MyBaldLawyer.com”
#HashtagWar to end all wars
in the original @midnightAt the end of the event, Hardwick himself participated in the ultimate #HashtagWar showdown, allowing other guests to In the category of #DeadTV, Hardwick nominated “Full House of 1000 Corpses,” but we’ll give the win to the future. loot Starring Ron Funches, who introduced “Rigor Morty.”