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Every Conan Without Borders International Special, Ranked

The late-night host is often at his best when he leaves the country.
late night

What to Expect From A Little Late With Lilly Singh

She’s not like other late-night hosts.
snl

SNL Fires New Cast Member Shane Gillis

“The language he used is offensive, hurtful and unacceptable.”
  1. thugnificent
    Two New Seasons of The Boondocks Are Coming to HBO MaxPlus, a 50-minute special and all of the original episodes.
  2. late night
    What It’s Like to Launch a Late-Night Show With Lilly SinghTalking A Little Late with head writer Sean O’Connor.
  3. from the archives
    Is Friends Still the Most Popular Show on TV?Why so many 20-somethings want to stream a 20-year-old sitcom about a bunch of 20-somethings sitting around in a coffee shop.
  4. vulture lists
    Every Conan Without Borders International Special, RankedThe late-night host is often at his best when he leaves the country.
  5. late night
    What to Expect From A Little Late With Lilly SinghShe’s not like other late-night hosts.
  6. the office
    Mindy Kaling Knows Exactly What Michael Scott Would Be Doing TodayWarning: extremely cursed imagery.
  7. new shows
    The Amber Ruffin Show Is Coming to NBC’s Streaming ServiceIt will be “a late-night show with just the good parts — the comedy.”
  8. sitcoms
    A Saved by the Bell Revival Is Finally HappeningStarring Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez, it imagines a world where Zack Morris is governor of California. No, really!
  9. snl
    SNL Fires New Cast Member Shane Gillis“The language he used is offensive, hurtful and unacceptable.”
  10. vulture lists
    All 169 Seinfeld Episodes, Ranked From Worst to BestA critical look back at the iconic sitcom.
  11. trailer mix
    Two Pauls Rudd Do Vicious, Poreless Battle in the Living With Yourself TrailerA pair of timeless beauties.
  12. roasts
    The 10 Best Burns From the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin“Alec’s true passion has always been the theater. Alec loves to hit the stage, because it can’t press charges.”
  13. stand-up
    Jenny Slate Will Get Over Her Stage Fright in a Netflix Comedy SpecialThe special premieres on October 22.
  14. golden girls 3000
    Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper Developing ‘Golden Girls for Today’ at NetflixYou were already devouring an entire cheesecake. Make it in their honor.
  15. award season
    World War II Comedy Jojo Rabbit Wins TIFF People’s Choice AwardOscar-buzz alert for an imaginary Hitler!
  16. casting call
    Gird Your Bloomers: John Mulaney Is Playing Henry David ThoreauApple’s Dickinson gets wilder by the second.
  17. award season
    SNL, Carpool Karaoke, and Queer Eye Win Big at the 2019 Creative Arts EmmysAlso, Free Solo!
  18. on comedy
    Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Thinks Shane Gillis Shouldn’t Lose SNL JobWill the other Democrats weigh in?
  19. roll clip!
    James Corden Shames Bill Maher for His ‘Insulting’ Fat-Shaming Remarks“We’re not all as lucky as Bill Maher. We don’t all have a sense of superiority that burns 35,000 calories a day.”
  20. stand-up
    Some Bangin’ News: Nikki Glaser’s Netflix Special Premieres Next MonthShe announced the news with some help from a pregnancy test.
  21. good one podcast
    The Story Behind Nikki Glaser’s Best Roast JokesOn this week’s Good One, Nikki Glaser talks about all the work that goes into putting together a set for the Comedy Central roasts.
  22. follow friday
    Brian Bahe Bases His Comedy on His Long, Wide Nipples“I pee about 10 to 15 times a day, which I’ve heard is way too many times a day to pee, but that is my journey.”
  23. trailer mix
    Take a Puppet Break With the Trailer for Jeff Dunham’s Netflix SpecialDunham’s new special, Beside Himself, premieres on September 24.
  24. this week in late night
    How Late-Night Mash-ups Melt Your BrainRounding up the most interesting late-night clips of the week.
  25. snl
    New SNL Hire Shane Gillis Has a History of Racist and Homophobic RemarksSources in the Philadelphia comedy scene — where Gillis lived and performed — tell Vulture they were surprised to see the casting news.
  26. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Andy Daly’s Cabinet of CuriositiesRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  27. close reads
    An Ode to Speckle, a (Bird)Man for Our TimesTuca & Bertie’s cancellation has deprived us of so much, including TV’s best depiction of a nice person and all his nice-person flaws.
  28. trailer mix
    The Modern Love Trailer Brings Us Romance, Cozy Autumn Anne HathawayWe love love.
  29. snl
    Saturday Night Live Adds 3 New Cast Members for Season 45Including writer Bowen Yang!
  30. for the kids
    Tall Child John Mulaney Is Making a Kids’ Variety Show“It’s something I’d like to watch.”
  31. renewals
    South Park Refuses to Die Despite Matt and Trey’s EffortsThe show just got renewed for three more seasons.
  32. back to the office
    Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey Are Starting an Office PodcastHello, Office Ladies.
  33. canadian comedy
    After SCTV, Dave Thomas Blasted Off As Rocket BoyThe short-lived series feels completely of its time but also strangely contemporary.
  34. trailer mix
    Black Jesus Shall Be Resurrected on Adult Swim This MonthAfter four years away, Aaron McGruder’s series is back.
  35. last night on late night
    Amber Ruffin Is Here to Educate You About Black SquirrelsThanks to the return of “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.”
  36. last night on late night
    Toni Collette Is Also a Fan of John Early’s Toni Collette Impersonation“Oh, he’s so lovely!”
  37. tv review
    Bill Burr’s New Stand-up Special Is So Much Better Than Its First 4 MinutesPaper Tiger is a thoughtful and surprising set on shame and emotional repression.
  38. one grand books
    Julio Torres’s 10 Favorite BooksJulián is a Mermaid, The Assistant, Odes, and more.
  39. debt
    Hasan Minhaj Rails Against Student-Loan Debt Crisis in Congressional TestimonyHe even got a few laughs.
  40. good one podcast
    After a 9/11 Joke Bombed, Gilbert Gottfried Told the Dirtiest Joke in ComedyFrom this week’s Good One podcast.
  41. roasts
    The Six Most Memorable Moments From Comedy Central’s Alec Baldwin RoastWith an appearance by Robert De Niro.
  42. trailer mix
    The Good Place Season 4 Trailer: She’s the Architect Now!Everything is fine.
  43. this week in late night
    Jaboukie Young-White Won Late Night This WeekBy making gun ownership gay!
  44. encounter
    Wherefore Art Thou, Penis?Jacqueline Novak on her lyrical, epic deconstruction of the blow job in Get on Your Knees.
  45. underrated
    Anthony Jeselnik Wants You to Fall Deep Into ClickHoleThe stand-up breaks down why he loves the humor site’s “absurd darkness” so much.
  46. last night on late night
    Trevor Noah Has a Novel Solution to the Amazon FiresIf Brazil’s president won’t fix the problem, maybe ours will?
  47. now streaming
    The 50 Best Comedies on Netflix Right NowNew additions include Groundhog Day, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and more.
  48. tv review
    Good Talk With Anthony Jeselnik Is Part Talk Show, Part Sparring MatchThe series’ sincere-ish conversations about comedy live and die by how well guests can navigate the spiky trap of Jeselnik’s persona.
  49. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Constance Wu Tells AllRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  50. trailer mix
    We Give the Trailer for Tim Heidecker’s Mister America Five Bags of PopcornThe On Cinema at the Cinema-tic universe deepens.
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