Entertainment The Best Late Night Talk Shows From NYC  

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List Rules Vote up the the best late night talk shows filmed in New York City.

New Yorkers have a lot to be proud of. Their city draws in tourists from all over the globe who want to visit the city that never sleeps. There is so much to see and do, and before you check out the Statue of Liberty, you may want to think about being an audience member for a late night talk show. Many of the best talk shows - or at least watch from time to time - are filmed right here in the Big Apple. It is easy enough to sign up to become an audience participant, and you never know who you might see as a guest when you visit late night talk shows filmed in NYC.

Are you a fan of the droll humor of Stephen Colbert? He has been a New York staple for years, having appeared on The Daily Show and The Colbert Report before headlining The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Similarly, Jimmy Fallon has been spotted walking around New York for years now. Before he was on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, he was an actor on Saturday Night Live, making households across America roll on the floor in laughter. 

These are the best late night shows filmed in NYC of all time. Vote for the ones you would love to see live (even if they're no longer on the air).

Last Week Tonight with John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Late Night Talk Shows From NYC
Photo:  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver/HBO

Filmed at: CBS Broadcast Center 

Borough: Manhattan

Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO, 2014) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by comedian John Oliver. The half-hour-long show takes a satirical look at news, politics, and current events, but on a weekly basis. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal

Premiered: 2014

Network: HBO

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Late Show with David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Late Night Talk Shows From NYC
Photo:  Late Show with David Letterman/CBS

Filmed at: Ed Sullivan Theater

Borough: Manhattan

Neighborhood: The Theater District

Late Show is an American late-night television talk and variety show on CBS. Late Show with David Letterman first aired in August 1993 with host David Letterman, who previously hosted Late Night with David Letterman on NBC from 1982 to 1993. It is produced by Letterman's production company, Worldwide Pants, and CBS Television Studios. It originates from the Ed Sullivan Theater. In most U.S. markets the show airs from 11:35 p.m. to 12:37 a.m. Eastern and Pacific Time. On April 3, 2014, Letterman announced that he planned to retire in 2015. CBS announced Stephen Colbert as his successor soon after. CBS has confirmed that the new program will retain the Late Show name, and that it will continue ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter

Premiered: 2011

Network: CBS

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The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Late Night Talk Shows From NYC
Photo:  The Late Show with Stephen Colbert/CBS

Filmed at: Ed Sullivan Theater

Borough: Manhattan

Neighborhood: The Theater District

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS, 2015) is an American late-night talk show hosted by Stephen Colbert. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human

Premiered: 2015

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Late Night with Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Late Night Talk Shows From NYC
Photo:  Late Night with Seth Meyers/NBC

Filmed at: Studio 8G, NBC Studios

Borough: Manhattan

Neighborhood: Rockefeller Center

Late Night with Seth Meyers is an American late-night talk show that airs at 12:37 am Eastern/11:37 pm Central on NBC in the United States, Monday through Thursday. The hour-long show premiered on Monday, February 24, 2014, and is hosted by actor, comedian, and performer Seth Meyers, former head writer and long-time Weekend Update host of Saturday Night Live. The show is taped at 6:30 pm Eastern Time Monday through Thursday. ...more on Wikipedia

Premiered: 2014

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