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Watch Will Smith Perfectly Rap ‘Gettin Jiggy Wit It’ in Surprise Performance

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by Kate Erbland February 19, 2015 @ 9:29 AM
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Alert, alert: Will Smith still has it. The star of the upcoming con man romantic comedy drama (co-ma rom-com-dram?) Focus hit The Late Show last night to chat it up with host David Letterman and, oh, yeah, to just randomly rap “Gettin Jiggy Wit It” alongside Letterman’s own band. Sure, most late night guests just walk out on stage, give a big hello, and sit down, but not Smith, who seemed determined to remind everyone of his rap roots.

Watch Steve Carell Read the Worst Review He Ever Got

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by Kate Erbland February 10, 2015 @ 10:34 AM
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Steve Carell may be nominated for an Oscar for his recent turn in 'Foxcatcher,' but the now-lauded actor has never forgotten the pain of a bad review. More specifically, he's never forgotten the pain of a single bad review, one that compared his performance to standing in a morgue full of dead bodies, eventually determining that Carell's work was somehow worse than said dead bodies.

John Oliver Has Some Thoughts on the Super Bowl

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by Kate Erbland January 30, 2015 @ 10:17 AM
John Oliver is afraid of the Super Bowl. The 'Last Week Tonight' host has admirably dedicated himself to understand American pursuits -- especially sports -- since he came across the pond to be funny and say smart things on television, but even he is a little terrified of the Super Bowl.

‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Sets September Start Date

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 12, 2015 @ 12:44 PM
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‘The Colbert Report’ has already said its goodbyes, while David Letterman will hang onto the ‘Late Show’ until May, so when does Stephen Colbert finally take the desk, and begin our new era of ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert?’ Find out, as CBS has released the official start date, and teased some specials from Letterman himself!

David Letterman’s Final ‘Late Show’ Set for May 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 10, 2014 @ 12:39 PM
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Stephen Colbert has already begun making the final rounds of ‘The Colbert Report’ in preparation for his new CBS ‘Late Show’ hosting gig, but don’t expect David Letterman to vacate the chair just yet. The longest-running late-night host has officially set a departure date for May 2015, bringing an end to ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ as we know it.

Watch Ben Stiller Describe the World's Worst Hot Air Balloon Ride

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by Kate Erbland December 10, 2014 @ 10:37 AM
Ben Stiller has accomplished a lot in his life -- this is the guy who created 'Zoolander,' after all -- but his dearest memory might just be a very unexpected one: that time he survived a hot air balloon ride. Said ride wasn't conceived of as a daredevil experiment, it was actually a fun part of a Stiller family vacation in Italy. It was supposed to be a good experience!

Joaquin Phoenix Announced His Engagement on ‘The Late Show’

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by Kate Erbland December 9, 2014 @ 8:19 AM
Often, particularly colorful characters take to the various late shows to flex the full range of their unique spirit, just for funsies. Joaquin Phoenix looked to be going down that precise path on last night's 'Late Show,' actively imitating himself learning yoga, calling his more personal bits "Julio Igelasias," and just generally having a good time. Host David Letterman looked nervous, but Phoenix looked relaxed, and that might be why Phoenix's good-time appearance took a serious turn when the 'Inherent Vice' star announced his engagement on air.