6pm & Replay 9pm PT
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.
*S1, E3 Eyes on the Throne* (unconfirmed by CNN)
In the 1980's, David Letterman reinvents late night comedy for a new generation, rescuing comedian Jay Leno's nearly flamed-out career in the process. But Johnny Carson's enduring comic appeal spawns speculation over this eventual successor.
7pm & Replay 10pm PT
Follow comedian & political gadfly W. Kamau Bell as he explores the far corners of our country & its various groups & subcultures.
*S7, E3 Power of Protest* (unconfirmed by CNN)
Kamau returns to Portland to explore emerging dynamics of the current protests; speaks w/ the founders of BLM as well as athletes, entertainers, & regular folks who have become active in the social & economic justice movement.