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Beyond Trump jokes: how has late-night comedy fared in the Biden era?

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Trump was a boon for ratings and a creative dead-end for liberal political comedy. How shows have moved on has varied Somehow, it's been almost a year since the advent of late-night television's post-Trump conundrum - with the end of an administration that was both a boon for ratings and a creative dead-end, how would liberal political comedy move forward? Late-night television, from Stephen Colbert's emotional monologues to Seth Meyers' furious Closer Look segments to Saturday Night Live's star-studded cold opens, helped millions of viewers process an un-processable deluge of deranged...
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