late night

Conan O’Brien Marks TBS Return with Tom Hanks, New Format

The “Dean of Late-Night Comedy” Conan O’Brien is back–now in his 26th year in the after-hours and 9th season for TBS. Not “back” in the same old, same old way–but with a revitalized Conan that’s now a trim half-hour package–and he’s bringing in some serious “A List” heavy hitters for his return on Tuesday, January […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #20-#16

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I’ve been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

Borat, “Bucky Cap,” Curry, KISS, and More! (BC’s Late-Night Rewind)

Direct from our home office in Austin, Texas, it’s a look back at the week that was in late-night we call affectionately enough… BC’s Late-Night Rewind! Election coverage and politics dominated this week, with our list reflecting that. Here’s hoping this upcoming week will be back to our usual celebrity interviews, Jimmy Fallon playing children’s […]

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Wands Up, Witches! Bleeding Cool’s Guide to The CAOS

The Witching Hour is upon us! With the first season of Netflix‘s supernatural horror series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina dropping today, a certain Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) has run out of time to make a very important life choice – and we’re not talking which college in the fall. Our half-witch, half-human hero is on the eve of […]


Conan O’Brien’s TBS Show Shifting to Half-Hour Format Beginning 2019

The television landscape has changed dramatically in the 25 years since Conan O’Brien began his late-night hosting career with NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and now the writer/comedian is hoping that less really is more. TBS confirmed on Thursday that late-night talk show Conan will move to 30-minute installments beginning in 2019. While the new […]

Michelle Wolf

Netflix Tabs Michelle Wolf to Host Half-Hour Weekly Comedy Series

Michelle Wolf has been a writer and contributor on The Daily Show (2016-2017) and a writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014-2016). Now the comedian will be changing hats and become the host of her own half-hour weekly Netflix talk show set to premiere later this year. The idea of the untitled show is to […]

Conan: Haitians Respond to Trump’s “Very Negative Yelp Review”

When Conan host Conan O’Brien took to Twitter a few days ago to let his followers know that he was heading to Haiti, fans of the late-night writer/comedian knew that he was going there to do more than just “explore and make some new friends.” Considering the timing of the trip comes not-so-coincidentally on the […]


The Weekly Static 08/25/17: A Look Back At Our Week In TV Land

Welcome to The Weekly Static, a desperate attempt at comedy (fingers, toes and every other available and cross-able body part crossed) thinly disguised as look-back at the week that was in the land of television. The goal of The Weekly Static? Why, that’s a simple three-point answer: ●  to offer a blunt, honest perspective on a handful […]

Colbert Taking ‘Late Show’ To Russia Because He Can

In a move that has absolutely nothing to do with his late-night war with President Donald Trump, Stephen Colbert is currently in Russia “on assignment” developing a segment for his CBS late-night series, The Late Show. The late-night talk show is in repeats this Thursday and Friday, with Colbert expected to return to the Late […]

Bryan Cranston Is The Red Power Ranger? You’re Goddamn Right

With the character Walter White looming large over his body of work, it’s easy to forget that Bryan Cranston has been showing us for years that he’s got his funny and geeky sides too. There’s Malcolm in the Middle, obviously, but also voices on Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, and even the animated version of […]

Late Night Frank Cho+Milo Manara+Street Fighter+Cammy+Jim Zub Reaction Piece

Frank Cho was hired by Udon to draw a cover to their new Street Fighter: Cammy comic book. They asked for one based on the Milo Manara Spider-Woman image that caused such a rumpus two years ago. Cho has been churning out similar for plenty of cash as personalised sketch covers but not as an actual […]