talk shows The Best New Late Night Shows Since 2015  

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List Rules Only late night shows that began their current iteration in 2015 or after. Vote up the best of the best.

Late night TV has always had a special place in American entertainment, but the recent onslaught of politically oriented and satirical approaches to the platform mean late night talk shows are often the catalysts for discussions about current events. From Stephen Colbert to Samantha Bee, some of the best new late night hosts don't just entertain. They also inform and inspire, challenging their audiences to really think. 


What shows will you find on this list? In 2015, Late Night With Stephen Colbert began when CBS welcomed Stephen Colbert to the desk that was previously occupied by David Letterman.  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – which premiered in August of 2015 – replaced longstanding host Jon Stewart with a new host. Daily Show alumni Samantha, Bee broke out on her own to host Full Frontal in 2016. Other good new late night talk shows include The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Jim Jeffries Show, and Truth & Iliza.

Do you have a favorite late night show that has premiered since 2015? Give the best series a thumbs up. 

The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Late Night Shows Since 2015
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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS, 2015) is an American late-night talk show hosted by Stephen Colbert. ...more

Actors: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human

Premiered: 2015

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The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Late Night Shows Since 2015
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The Daily Show (Comedy Central, 1999) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. Described as a fake news program, the show draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, and often uses self-referential humor as well. ...more

Actors: Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah, Hasan Minhaj, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, + more

Premiered: 1996

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#54 on The Best Cult TV Shows of All Time

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StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Ty... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Late Night Shows Since 2015
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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Late Night Shows Since 2015
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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016) is an American news comedy program that airs on Mondays on TBS. ...more

Actors: Samantha Bee

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#39 on The Best Late Night Talk Shows of All Time

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