Late Night Political Comedy - NBC Southern California

Punchlines ripped from the headlines

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 01:09 PM PST

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Since his departure from the White House, George W. Bush has made few public appearances, but decided to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Tuesday night. In a mostly tongue-in-cheek interview, Leno and...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 08:32 AM PDT

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

As the government shutdown enters its third week, "Saturday Night Live" joked federal furloughs would have left the "Gravity" astronauts reliant on janitors in Houston to keep them alive.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart grilled Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius over the new health care law Monday. But first, he joked about the online health exchange's glitches and delays.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

"Saturday Night Live's" opening sketch this week predicted a dark future for America.

Top Stories
61 Dead After 7.1M Quake Hits Mexico, Collapses Buildings
61 Dead After 7.1M Quake Hits Mexico, Collapses Buildings

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic. The quake came less than two weeks...

Mom's Boyfriend Was Last Person to See Toddler Alive: Detective
Mom's Boyfriend Was Last Person to See Toddler Alive: Detective

Homicide detective and first responder testify about the discovery of a dead toddler inside a motorhome.

'Babe' Actor James Cromwell Charged in SeaWorld Protest
'Babe' Actor James Cromwell Charged in SeaWorld Protest

Actor James Cromwell has been charged with trespassing for interrupting and denouncing an orca show at SeaWorld in San Diego.

Mosquito Rap Video Aims to Prevent West Nile Virus
Mosquito Rap Video Aims to Prevent West Nile Virus

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District is aiming to catch the ears and attention of students with their bass heavy, fact-filled song all about mosquito prevention. In early September, the...

Trump at UN: N. Korea's 'Rocket Man' on a 'Suicide Mission'
Trump at UN: N. Korea's 'Rocket Man' on a 'Suicide Mission'

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear...

LAUSD President Steps Down Amid Conspiracy Charges
LAUSD President Steps Down Amid Conspiracy Charges

One week after being charged with perjury and other felonies for allegedly funneling $25,000 of his own money into his campaign by listing phony donors on a disclosure form, Ref Rodriguez on Tuesday gave up his...