TV The Best Current Late Night Shows  

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List Rules Only shows currently airing new episodes during the traditional "Late Night" block: 11 PM to 2 AM local time (with regional variation).

Late night TV in 2016-2017 has maybe never been better! There’s a lot of funny and intense stuff happening after hours and lots more room to be loose with the irreverence and content. Late night shows also tend to be a bit open to booze and sass, a great way to blow off steam, and slip off into dream land with a warm smirk on your face. Late night TV shows have changed over the years, and current shows airing during this time are living it up in the digital era, with digital shorts, viral clips, and interviews that have people talking at the water cooler for days after they air.
 
So what’s your favorite current late night show? Do you stay up for your late night talk shows or catch up on the clips the next day? Are you into late night comedy shows or is it all about the talk? Random reunions of your favorite old TV cast members? Or Harrison Ford doing bits with Chewbacca?
 
There's a certain kind of magic to late night comedy shows and late night talk shows. After the family goes to bed, the late night lineup sizzles and pops with sketch comedy, lip sync battles, mean tweets, pranks, and carpool karaoke. Franchises like The Late Show and The Tonight Show have also become a huge source for viral videos. Between Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'Brien, James Corden, Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, John Oliver, Andy Cohen, Seth Meyers, and Chris Hardwick the Internet gets a steady stream of memorable moments and funny clips.
 
So which of these 2016-2017 series make your must-watch late night shows list? Vote them up! If you don’t see your favorite late night show, add it!

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Last Week Tonight with John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal

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The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human

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Conan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Conan Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andy Richter

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimm... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins

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The Late Late Show with James ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows

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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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Late Night with Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows

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The Graham Norton Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
The Graham Norton Show Graham Norton

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The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
The Daily Show Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver

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Join or Die with Craig Ferguso... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows

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Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Real Time with Bill Maher Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan

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StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Ty... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows

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Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis

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The Ellen Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
The Ellen Show Ellen DeGeneres, Jim Gaffigan, Emily Rutherfurd

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@midnight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
@midnight Chris Hardwick

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Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Charlie Rose Charlie Rose

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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows

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The Jim Jefferies Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows

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Heartland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Late Night Shows
Heartland Morena Baccarin, Dabney Coleman, Melinda Dillon