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'Conan' Gives a Live Run-Through of the CDC's New Ebola Patient Protocols

Conan did a great service to its viewers last night by providing live coverage of a CDC patient transportation run-through using their brand new Ebola protocols, which may or may not involve a swingers-only casino riverboat cruise and a chili cook-off.

Jenny Slate Sings as Marcel the Shell on 'Late Show'

Jenny Slate has a brand new Marcel the Shell book coming out next week, and during last night's Late Show she explained Marcel's origins to Letterman and even sang a sad little song in character called "My Mother Got Lost in the Rug."

Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon Have a Breakdance Conversation on 'Tonight Show'

Brad Pitt made a special appearance during last night's Tonight Show in the above sketch called "Breakdance Conversation," which reveals Pitt and Fallon's love for sneaking to the basement of 30 Rock and having casual conversations through the power of dance.

'The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore' Adds Head Writer Robin Thede

Comedy Central's upcoming late night show The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore just hired its head writer. The network announced today that Robin Thede has joined the Minority Report staff as head writer following news that former Daily Show showrunner Rory Albanese will serve as executive producer. A graduate of Second City and iO, Thede recently served as head writer for The Queen Latifah Show and also wrote for Real Husbands of Hollywood and Chris Rock at the 2014 BET Awards, and she's appeared on Hot in Cleveland, Key and Peele, and The Goodwin Games. Thede's hiring is especially exciting considering that most of today's late [...]

Nasim Pedrad Looks Back on Her 'SNL' Arianna Huffington Impersonation

SNL alum and Mulaney star Nasim Pedrad was a guest on last night's Late Night, where she and Seth Meyers looked back on how she first got her Arianna Huffington impersonation on SNL — which was largely thanks to Bill Hader getting an eye infection. Watch more from Pedrad's interview below:

Ice Cube Gets Angry and Adorable on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

During his visit to last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, actor and rapper Ice Cube was tasked with reciting some very sweet lines about rainbows, Crate and Barrel gift cards, and apple picking in the toughest, angriest way possible. Watch his interview below:

Jon Lovitz Looks Back on His Days as a Hospital Orderly on 'Conan'

Jon Lovitz was a guest on Conan last night, where he remembered his days working as a hospital orderly and the time he learned firsthand what a "low-slung vagina" is. Watch more from his interview below:

Bill Murray Trains for the NYC Marathon on 'Late Show'

Bill Murray paid a visit to the Late Show desk last night, where he decided mid-interview that he needed to get a run in. Watch more from Murray's interview below, which covers everything from his thoughts on the all-women Ghostbusters reboot to Murray's recent appearance at George Clooney's wedding.

Stephen Colbert and Neil Young Debate Environmental Issues Through Song

At the end of last night's Colbert Report, Stephen teamed up with guest Neil Young to perform a slightly altered version of his song "Who's Gonna Stand Up? (and Save the Earth)." The result is a beautiful example of how a little acoustic jamming can unite even the most outspoken environmentalists with their ultra conservative, whale-hating enemies.

Dan St. Germain Talks Breakups, Honda Civics, and Having Fun with Death on 'Conan'

Standup Dan St. Germain was a guest on last night's Conan, where he covered everything from his ex-girlfriend breaking up with him to take a job at Google to getting demoted from his art museum purse-checker job prior to a visit from Michelle Obama to his views on the inevitability of death: "We're all gonna die — have some fun with it!"

'Last Week Tonight' Created an All-Animal Supreme Court Reenactment Tool Kit

During last night's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver and crew created a solution for the longstanding rule against cameras in the Supreme Court by making an impressive 10-minute clip of an all-animal Court without audio. Check out the full clip below, then sync it up with your favorite Supreme Court case audio here.

Stephen Colbert Is Not Very Happy with Google CEO Larry Page

During last night's Colbert Report, Stephen called out Google CEO Larry Page in a new "Who's Attacking Me Now?" segment for having the gall to say he's 5'10 instead of his true height of 5'11. Google has yet to correct their mistake, so hopefully Page fixes this injustice before Colbert takes him to court.

Jay Leno Says Joan Rivers Wasn't Invited to 'The Tonight Show' "Out of Respect for Johnny"

Back in March, the late Joan Rivers returned to The Tonight Show as a guest after a nearly 30-year ban by Johnny Carson. Carson's successor (and soon-to-be CNBC car show host) Jay Leno recently sat down with Access Hollywood's Billy Bush, who bluntly asked him why he chose to keep the ban alive: "I didn't wanna do it while Johnny was alive out of respect for Johnny. I don't think he wanted to see her on the show, and that's why we didn't do it … It got a little awkward."

T.J Miller Calls His Local Morning Show Appearances "Performance Art" on 'Conan'

Standup T.J. Miller has made a ton of bizarre local morning show appearances over the past year, which he explained last night after Conan O'Brien rolled a montage clip of some of his strangest local TV moments. Watch more from Miller's Conan interview below: