Late Night Political Comedy - NBC Bay Area

Punchlines ripped from the headlines

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 02:24 PM PST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 01:09 PM PST

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Since his departure from the White House, George W. Bush has made few public appearances, but decided to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Tuesday night. In a mostly tongue-in-cheek interview, Leno and...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 01:08 PM PST

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

As the government shutdown enters its third week, "Saturday Night Live" joked federal furloughs would have left the "Gravity" astronauts reliant on janitors in Houston to keep them alive.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart grilled Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius over the new health care law Monday. But first, he joked about the online health exchange's glitches and delays.

Follow Us
Top Stories
Mother Reunites With SJ Worker Who Saved Her Baby's Life
Mother Reunites With SJ Worker Who Saved Her Baby's Life

It was the most terrifying moment in one young mother’s life when her baby recently started choking on formula. But it all turned out OK thanks to the quick thinking and incredible actions of a San Jose city...

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East Bay, 3.5 Temblor Follows
4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East Bay, 3.5 Temblor Follows

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake jolted the East Bay Tuesday afternoon, according to the USGS.

Hundreds of Teens Party in Foreclosed Oakley Home
Hundreds of Teens Party in Foreclosed Oakley Home

Oakley residents are in an uproar after several late-night parties with hundreds of teens have stormed a normally quiet neighborhood.

The Dos and Don'ts of Good Sleep
The Dos and Don'ts of Good Sleep

Tips on building healthy sleep habits so you can get the rest you need.

House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support
House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican...

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dies
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dies

John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest emerged as the leader of the high...