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Mike Pence, Glorified ‘Bingo Caller’
Congress is convening on Wednesday to certify Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election, and President Trump’s wish for Vice President Mike Pence, who will preside over the proceedings in a largely ceremonial role, to declare him the winner instead was a late-night talking point on Tuesday. Trump has been pressuring other officials as well, asking Georgia’s secretary of state over the weekend to “find” him enough votes to overturn the results.
Seth Meyers said Pence would ultimately have to “choose between the Constitution and a sleazy mafia don cold-calling election officials illegally, begging for votes like a telemarketer.”
“[Imitating Trump] ‘Hello, is this the secretary of state of Arizona? Are you happy with your internet service? What if I told you you could combine Wi-Fi and cable for the price of only 11,000 votes?” — SETH MEYERS
“Oh, honey, move on. It’s over!” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“That has to be the fastest use of ‘by the way’ in any speech ever. You weren’t even on the way yet. Give yourself some runway, buddy.” — SETH MEYERS
“Trump spoke for almost 90 minutes, and then he invited everyone on a scavenger hunt to find 12,000 more votes.” — JIMMY FALLON
“Trump would read ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ like [imitating Trump] ‘“It was the best of”— by the way, I am the best. Everyone says I’m the best.’” — JIMMY FALLON
The Bits Worth Watching
The staff of “The Late Late Show” celebrated Diane Keaton’s birthday by dressing in their favorite Diane Keaton looks.
What We’re Excited About on Wednesday Night
Samantha Bee will check in with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night.