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John Oliver Took Over 'The Daily Show' Again Last Night

Last night's Daily Show guests were all involved with Jon Stewart's new movie Rosewater, so to keep the interviews from getting weird (and so Stewart could run out for his interview over on Late Show), the always dependable replacement John Oliver was summoned through a magical teapot to take over hosting duties one more time. Watch Letterman's interview with Stewart below:

Jack McBrayer and Seth Meyers Talk Chicago Improv, Auditioning for 'SNL,' and More

Here's a clip from Jack McBrayer's visit to last night's Late Night, where he talked about his new Adult Swim show with Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, looked back on his days improvising with Seth in Chicago, confirmed the fact that Lorne Michaels has a Kenneth the Page bobblehead doll on his desk, and remembered the day he auditioned for SNL, which happened to be the same day as Meyers. Watch more from McBrayer's interview below:

Steve Carell and David Letterman Talk Artificial Hips and Noses

Steve Carell was a guest on last night's Late Show, where he had nothing but positive things to say about the artificial hip he got a year ago: "I love it. I'm so happy with my hip." Click through to watch Carell talk about another artificial body part he wore in Foxcatcher and how he filled it up with fake cocaine:

Jon Stewart on Whether He'll Be at 'Daily Show' for the Presidential Election: "I Do Not Know"

As part of his press tour for his new film Rosewater, Jon Stewart was forced to visit enemy territory over at CNN this weekend, where he had a perfectly awkward conversation with Christiane Amanpour about The Daily Show's many jokes at CNN's expense as well as his near-future plans at Comedy Central and the possibility of becoming a "regular" journalist: "I can pretty confidently state that I will not have my own 'Room of Situations.'"

Jon Stewart, Tom Hanks, Jimmy Fallon, and More Get a Salmon to the Face on 'Last Week Tonight'

Here's a clip from last night's season 1 Last Week Tonight finale, in which John Oliver and crew make their very own "salmon cannon" — only instead of shooting salmon upstream so they can spawn, Oliver shoots them at just about every television personality he knows, from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Fallon, Anderson Cooper, Homer Simpson, Tom Hanks, and more.

Jim Carrey Gives Jimmy Kimmel a Surprise Birthday Pony Ride

Jimmy Kimmel got the ultimate birthday present from guest Jim Carrey during last night's show — not only did Carrey give him a Life Alert, but he surprised Kimmel with a pony ride to make up for his horrible childhood. Check out some clips from Carrey's interview below:

Jon Stewart and Steve Carell Have a Fawn-Off on 'The Daily Show'

Steve Carell is currently promoting his latest role in Foxcatcher while Jon Stewart has his own project to promote with his directorial debut Rosewater, so last night's Daily Show inevitably turned into a dramatic film project fawn-off between the two. Jon Stewart's compliment to Carell was the clear winner: "Your acting — Shakespeare, from the grave, got an erection watching your movie."

Jordan Klepper Investigates Austin's New Police Sensitivity Training

During last night's Daily Show, correspondent Jordan Klepper took a closer look at what one police department in Austin, Texas is doing to restore the trust of its community and prevent more unnecessary shootings from occurring in the future. Unfortunately, Austin's new police sensitivity training program isn't concerned with shootings of the human variety, but just the cute and cuddly ones.

Jimmy Kimmel Tries to Convince Craig Ferguson to Stay on Late Night

It's unfortunate that CBS only uploaded a minute and a half of Craig Ferguson's fantastic interview with Jimmy Kimmel from Friday, because it's loaded with some great insight on what both late night hosts have learned from their jobs as well as why Ferguson has absolutely no desire to stick around. If there's a quote of the year for Ferguson, it's this one: "It's a short time on this planet, man. It's a date, and then a hyphen, and then another date. And we're the hyphen. And I'm like, 'I'm not spending the whole time talking to fucking celebrities, man. I'm not doing it.'"

Stephen Colbert Reveals Prescott Pharmaceuticals' Latest Cancer-Causing Creation

A town in Chile discovered their water supply was loaded with arsenic, which actually resulted in a 50% drop in breast cancer deaths. Stephen Colbert responded to this news last night in a new "Cheating Death" segment by unveiling his own liquid cure-all care of Prescott Pharmaceuticals called Chernobyl Springs. It's not proven to cure cancer, but it's still water full of dangerous chemicals, so good enough right?

The Canadian Government Told a Young Mike Myers to Be a Movie Star

During his interview on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mike Myers revealed that he always knew he wanted to be a performer, and the results of a Canadian aptitude test he took at 15 years old only solidified those plans. Watch Myers talk about being a "triple citizen" and a "double father" below:

Christoph Waltz Sings His Heartbreaking Rendition of the 'Sesame Street' Theme Song

Christoph Waltz is a big fan of Sesame Street, but not for the reasons you might think: "It's so trenchant, it's raw, it's full of despair, it's poignant, deep … the theme song alone, it haunts me." As a special treat, Waltz shared his take on the Sesame Street song with the Jimmy Kimmel Live audience, and it's truly a work of existential misery.

Conan O'Brien Reviews 'Assassin's Creed: Unity' for "Clueless Gamer"

It's been a week since Conan O'Brien reviewed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but during last night's Conan the "Clueless Gamer" segment returned, this time with a sneak peek of the brand new game Assassin's Creed: Unity. In only a few minutes, O'Brien gets pretty skilled at stealing fruit, staring at paintings, jumping into piles of hay, and collecting receipts: "In the true spirit of French spoken with a British accent, I give this a 'Blimey, guv'nor!'"

Amy Schumer Lures David Letterman Out of Sobriety

Amy Schumer is always a delight when she visits David Letterman, and Friday's Late Show was no different. In fact, Letterman has become such a big Schumer fan that he undid nearly 40 years of sobriety just to knock back some J&B with her. Watch more from Schumer's interview below: