Over its hilarious 60-year history of engaging w/, adapting to & influencing our rapidly changing society, late-night television has grown from a literal "shot-in-the-dark" experiment into a thriving entertainment phenomenon & a vitally important, uniquely American cultural institution. Not only does it keep the country laughing, it powerfully shapes how we see the world around us.
5pm PT - Making The Headlines
*As the 2000s unfold, diverse voices like Chelsea Handler & George Lopez get their seat behind the late-night desk; Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert take the news into their own hilarious hands.*
6pm & Replay 9pm PT - Reinventing Late Night TV
*Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Cobert & Trevor Noah follow in Leno, Letterman & Stewart's footstep; new hosts James Corden, Seth Meyers, & Samantha Bee join the late-night TV ranks.*
7:15pm & Replay 10:15pm PT
Follow comedian & political gadfly W. Kamau Bell as he explores the far corners of our country & its various groups & subcultures.
*The Color of America - Kamau explores the shifting ethnic makeup of the U.S. in a celebratory exploation of an increasingly robust mixed-race population & the ways in which they are changing & challenging the culture.*