James Corden, Stephen Colbert’s Best Jokes From CBS’ Upfront: Shari Redstone, Donald Trump, and ‘Young Corden’

Variety | 5/16/2018 | Joe Otterson
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CBS late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and James Corden yukked it up at the network’s upfront presentation in New York on Wednesday.

Colbert kicked things off with a barrage of Donald Trump jokes, as well as a few pointed references to the ongoing legal battle between Shari Redstone and CBS. Later on, Corden decided to forego the traditional monologue and instead pitch the assembled advertisers his very own show: “Young Corden.”

Jokes

Read some of their best jokes below.

Colbert leaned into his usual strong brand of political humor, taking more than a few shots at the Donald Trump White House. Joking that fired members of the Trump administration might be looking for jobs at CBS, he cautioned Steve Bannon, “‘The Amazing Race’ is not what you think it’s about.”

Colbert - Events - Year - Year - Excuse

Colbert also reminisced about the events of just last year, saying “One year ago, you had no excuse if your boss caught you Googling Stormy Daniels.”

He then joked about Trump running his administration like a TV network, lamenting that “The Rex Tillerson Show” did not get renewed. “It was like ‘Dallas’ meets ‘Madam Secreatry’ meets one of those commercials where they scrape oil off a pelican,” he said.

Colbert - References - Drama - CBS - National

Colbert made multiple references to the legal drama unfolding between CBS and National Amusements Inc. president Shari Redstone, saying, “CBS has some of the most exciting legal dramas and some great...
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