April 13th, 2014
01:16 PM ET

Not everyone loves Stephen Colbert

As Stephen Colbert is announced as David Letterman's replacement, Michelle Fields and Keli Goff debate the reaction to the pick on the left and the right.

Filed under: Blog • CBS • Comedy • David Letterman • Stephen Colbert
December 22nd, 2013
01:11 PM ET

Funny Media Moment of the Week

Host Brian Stelter shares one of the funny media moments you might have missed this week.

Filed under: Comedy • Conan O'Brien • Media
June 16th, 2013
01:02 PM ET

A New Fake News Star

After John Oliver’s first week in the Daily Show anchor chair, James Poniewozik joins Howard Kurtz to assess his performance.

Filed under: Blog • Comedy • Jon Stewart • TV
April 7th, 2013
01:07 PM ET

Jay Leno, Fired and Smiling

Media critic Ken Tucker joins Howard Kurtz to discuss the history of The Tonight Show and the current late-night talk show landscape

Filed under: Blog • Comedy • Conan O'Brien • David Letterman • Jay Leno • Jimmy Fallon • Jimmy Kimmel • Reliable Sources
March 24th, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Why NBC is dumping Leno

Marisa Guthrie, Joe Concha and Gail Shister join Howard Kurtz to discuss NBC’s decision to drop the late night comedian.

Filed under: Blog • Comedy • Conan O'Brien • Jay Leno • Jimmy Fallon • NBC
March 10th, 2013
12:54 PM ET

Jon Stewart getting serious

Gail Shister, Marisa Guthrie and Howard Kurtz assess what the late night funnyman’s summer hiatus from The Daily Show will mean for him and the program.

Filed under: Blog • Comedy • Jon Stewart • Reliable Sources
October 28th, 2012
12:50 PM ET

Obama’s MTV Moment

After President Obama’s interviews on The Tonight Show and MTV, David Zurawik and Howard Kurtz discuss the effectiveness of these appearances as a campaign strategy.

Filed under: Barack Obama • Comedy • Entertainment • Reliable Sources
October 21st, 2012
12:52 PM ET

The "Daily Show" Strategy

Nia-Malika Henderson, Roger Simon, Jackie Kucinich and Howard Kurtz on attempts by Obama and Romney to tickle voters’ funny bones.

Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Comedy
October 7th, 2012
01:18 PM ET

O'Reilly vs. Stewart

Patrick Gavin and Howard Kurtz review the week's other big debate; the "rumble" between Bill O'Reilly of Fox News and The Daily Show's Jon Stewart

Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Comedy • Fox News
September 30th, 2012
01:38 PM ET

The Art of Political Mockery

Former "Saturday Night Live" star Darrell Hammond gives Howard Kurtz his insight into how to craft the perfect impression.

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Filed under: Comedy • Entertainment • Politics • Reliable Sources
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