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The late night format is what most viewers picture when they think of a talk show: comedic monologue, host behind a desk, sidekick, house band and celebrity guests.
  1. Classic Late Night Shows & Hosts
  2. Brand X with Russell Brand
  3. Chelsea Lately
  4. Charlie Rose
  5. The Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert
  6. Conan
  7. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  8. Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  9. Last Call with Carson Daly
  10. Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  1. Late Night with Seth Meyers
  2. Late Show with David Letterman
  3. Piers Morgan Tonight
  4. Real Time with Bill Maher
  5. Tavis Smiley
  6. The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon
  7. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
  8. Cancelled Late Night Talk Shows
  9. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Classic Late Night Shows & Hosts

Iconic talk show host Johnny Carson

From Johnny Carson to Arsenio Hall, here are all the classic talk shows and hosts you love.

Brand X with Russell Brand

Comedian and talk show host Russell Brand.

Want to know more about the raucous basic cable talk show hosted by British comedian Russell Brand? Find out here!

Chelsea Lately

Talk show host Chelsea Handler explores the wild world of late night talk shows with her E! network entry, 'Chelsea Lately'. Its mix of interview and topical talk is a bit unique among late night shows. At presently, Handler is the only late night female talk show host in the game.

Charlie Rose

Talk show host Charlie Rose

Talk show host Charlie Rose interviews celebrities and newsmakers from his intimate studio in New York.

The Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert

One of the few hybrid talk shows out there, ‘The Colbert Report’ mixes political satire with a nightly guest, be they celebrity, politician, author or, in one case, the host himself.

Conan

'Conan', Conan O'Brien's new talk show, debuts Nov. 8 at 11 p.m. on cable channel TBS.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Peabody Award-winning talk show that bills itself as ‘fake news’ while delivering biting political and social satire.

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Former Comedy Central stalwart has real talk show chops, and is gaining ground on the Big Two – Letterman and Leno.

Last Call with Carson Daly

Breaking through the frontiers of really late night broadcasting, Carson Daly rounds out the talk show day.

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

One of the most underrated hosts on television, comedian Craig Ferguson is bound to make you laugh, make you think, then make you laugh again.

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Comedian Seth Meyers

Former 'Saturday Night Live' actor Seth Meyers took over 'Late Night' from former cast member Jimmy Fallon in early 2014. Since then, he has created a funny and hip show that is all his own.

Late Show with David Letterman

The next best thing to Johnny Carson, David Letterman, regardless of network, is the stuff of legend.

Piers Morgan Tonight

‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ is hosted by journalist and TV personality Piers Morgan. It airs on CNN and replaces ‘Larry King Live’. Find out more about ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’.

Real Time with Bill Maher

Talk show host Bill Maher.

Take a look at HBO's premier talk show and its politically incorrect host, Bill Maher

Tavis Smiley

Talk show host Tavis Smiley

The details on PBS's 'Tavis Smiley' talk show, from who's a guest on the show to Tavis Smiley's biography.

The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon became the sixth host of 'The Tonight Show' in February 2014. He also brought the program back to New York City, where it debuted when Steve Allen launched the show in the 1950s.

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell

Talk show host and comedian W. Kamau Bell

Why is W. Kamau Bell's show becoming one of the must watch talk shows on late night? Find out!

Cancelled Late Night Talk Shows

Not every talk show lasts as long as 'The Tonight Show' or the 'Late Show'. Here's a list of the good, the bad and the let's-just-forget-'em shows that came before.

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Jerry Seinfeld

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld hosts this online talk show in which guests hop in a classic car with Seinfeld, then chat over coffee and a meal.

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