Late Night Political Comedy - NBC New York

Punchlines ripped from the headlines

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

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 04:09 PM EST

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...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 AM EDT

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 04:47 AM EDT

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.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 10:27 AM EDT

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

"Saturday Night Live's" opening sketch this week predicted a dark future for America.

Top Stories
2nd Arrest Made in Sneaker Horror Death of Young NJ Dad
2nd Arrest Made in Sneaker Horror Death of Young NJ Dad

A second suspect has been arrested in the killing of a New Jersey father of 11 who law enforcement sources say was stabbed to death in front of his 8-year-old son Tuesday in a bizarre case involving an eviction,...

Legendary NY Mansion Hosting Public Estate Sale This Weekend
Legendary NY Mansion Hosting Public Estate Sale This Weekend

One of Long Island’s most mythical mansions will be open to the public this weekend for an estate sale.

Human Hair Buildup in DC Metro System Poses Fire Threat
Human Hair Buildup in DC Metro System Poses Fire Threat

Hair and other human fibers are accumulating in Washington D.C. Metro tunnels in such large quantities that the gunk poses a threat of electrical sparks and fire, a transit consultant tells News4. So much hair...

Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore
Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore

President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday...

NJ Dunkin' Donuts Employee Hit, Killed by Van While Working
NJ Dunkin' Donuts Employee Hit, Killed by Van While Working

A Dunkin' Donuts worker in New Jersey was killed while on the job after he was hit by a van in the drive-thru, police say.