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Primetime & Late Night

Stop here to find out more about the great shows that populate the late night landscape, from The Colbert Report to Last Call with Carson Daly.
  1. Chelsea Lately (6)
  2. Conan O'Brien
  3. Craig Ferguson
  4. David Letterman
  5. Inside the Actor's Studio (4)
  6. Jay Leno
  7. Jay Leno (13)
  8. Jimmy Kimmel
  9. Jon Stewart
  10. Kathy (2)
  11. Larry King (8)
  12. Last Call with Carson Daly (6)
  13. Lopez Tonight (5)
  14. Nightline (5)
  15. Piers Morgan Tonight (3)
  16. Real Time with Bill Maher (3)
  17. Tavis Smiley (3)
  18. The Colbert Report (13)
  19. The Pete Holmes Show (2)
  20. The Rachel Maddow Show (2)
  21. Up Late w/ Alec Baldwin (2)

Who is Larry Wilmore?
Discover more about Larry Wilmore, host of Comedy Central's 'The Minority Report' and award-winning comedian, author and television producer.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Talk Show Overview
Former ‘Daily Show’ correspondent John Oliver launches his own talk show, ‘Last Week Tonight,’ on HBO. Here’s what it’s all about.

Talking Dead
Information on the live talk show, ‘Talking Dead,’ hosted by Chris Hardwick, known by fans as The Nerdist.

Check out our weekly guest schedule to see who's visiting and performing
Check out who's visiting Arsenio Hall this week or performing with the band on The Arsenio Hall Show.

Who is Chris Hardwick?
Learn more about the ‘Talking Dead’ and ‘@midnight’ host Chris Hardwick in this short biography.

‘Later’: An Overview
Fans of really late night TV will remember NBC’s ‘Later’ first with Bob Costas, then Greg Kinnear. Find out more about the show here.

Thicke of the Night
Find out more about 'Thicke of the Night,' the short-lived talk show hosted by Alan Thicke, Robin Thicke's dad.

Who is Alan Thicke?
Find out more about former talk show host and sit-com star Alan Thicke.

Who is Bill O’Reilly?

Who is Sean Hannity?

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Find out more about comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s award-winning web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The short series features Seinfeld interviewing popular comics.

Who is Jerry Seinfeld?
You know Jerry Seinfeld from his historic sit-com, but did you also know he was host of a successful online talk show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee?

Arsenio: The Arsenio Hall Show
Talk show host Arsenio Hall launches the second iteration of his popular talk show, The Arsenio Hall Show.

How to Get Free Tickets to ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’
Ready to catch the new Arsenio Hall Show with free tickets to the talk show? How do you do it? Just follow these simple instructions.

Back to School: Late Night and Education
Ever wonder where your favorite late night talk show host went to college? When did they graduate and what did they major in? Find out here!

Late Night Talk Shows on Facebook
Discover what your favorite late night talk shows offer when you ‘like’ their page on Facebook.

Who is Pete Holmes?
Who is Pete Holmes, comedian and comedy writer who will soon follow Conan O'Brien with his own talk show? This short biography will tell you more!

Jenny McCarthy Biography
Find out more about talk show host, comedian and Playboy model Jenny McCarthy, from her Midwest upbringing to her new late night talk show on VH1

‘The Jenny McCarthy Show’
Comedian, actress and Playboy model Jenny McCarthy hosts this half hour pop culture late night talk show.

W Kamau Bell Biography
Discover more about W Kamau Bell, host of FX’s ‘Totally Biased with W Kamau Bell’.

‘Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell’
Learn the basics about ‘Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,’ the late night political comedy talk show from FX.

Russell Brand Biography
Famous for his stand-up comedy and burgeoning acting career, Russell Brand now hosts his own talk show, Brand X.

‘Brand X with Russell Brand’
Russell Brand, Brand X, late night talk shows

Whitney Cummings Biography
Comedian Whitney Cummings is best known for her stand-up work and her successful sit-com, ‘2 Broke Girls’. Now she has a new talk show on ‘E!’, titled ‘Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings’

‘Watch What Happens Live’
Find out more about ‘Watch What Happens Live,’ the Sunday through Thursday late night talk show from the Bravo network, hosted by Andy Cohen.

Joan Rivers Biography
Discover more about former talk show host and comedian Joan Rivers.

An Overview of ‘Charlie Rose’
Discover more about PBS’s ‘Charlie Rose’ and its eponymous host.

‘The Joy Behar Show’
Overview of ‘The Joy Behar Show’, the sassy and informative talk and topics program from regular ‘View’ co-host Joy Behar.

Tom Snyder Biography
Learn more about Tom Snyder, the legendary talk show host and his impact on late night television.

‘Tomorrow’ with Tom Snyder
Long before ‘Late Night’ and Carson Daly, Tom Snyder ruled the late late night airwaves with his one-on-one interview talk show, ‘Tomorrow’. Here’s a brief look at that timeless talk show.

2008 Top Ten Moments in Talk Show
What will top this year's list of memorable moments in talk show history? Read on and find out!

Without Words: Talk Shows During the Writer’s Strike
Fans of late-night talk shows were the first to feel the hurt when members of the Writers Guild went on strike. But come Jan. 2, 2008, just as fans of sit-coms and dramas start to see their favorite shows replaced by reality programs and game shows, talk shows hosts like Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien will return to the airwaves. Although they’ll do so without their WGA writers. So what does this mean to the talk shows they host?

The O’Reilly Factor: An Overview

Hannity: An Overview

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