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Voters in Wisconsin faced health risks and lengthy wait times Tuesday as the state became the first to enforce in-person voting during the height of the Covid-19 epidemic. Late-night hosts lamented that Gov. Tony Evers couldn’t keep Wisconsin residents from having to leave their homes to vote, as the conservative-leaning Supreme Court decided late Monday that the state could not extend absentee voting during the pandemic.
“I guess it’s the Wisconsin way of showing New Hampshire that you can live free and die,” Stephen Colbert said during Tuesday’s “A Late Show” monologue.
“[imitating UFC fighter] Don’t worry, after I shatter your eye socket, I’m going to wash my hands for two ‘Happy Birthday’s. Now let me just punch you in the throat.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“So the good news is there are plenty of coronavirus tests. The bad news: they’re all on Fight Island so if your nanna’s got a fever, just pop a mouth guard in and lower her into the octagon.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
The Bits Worth Watching
Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien compared notes while appearing on each other’s shows.
What We’re Excited About on Wednesday Night
The cast of “Modern Family” will virtually join “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday night.