"Brutal cold is tormenting the U.S., and reports say the worst is yet to come", Stephen Colbert began with and took "the worst is yet to come" to another extension by making it the theme of his New Year's Eve party.
"Obviously, all the world's thoughts are with the people of Iran right now, but I can't say all of our attention is", the host said, referring to a speech given by Kim Jong-un in which he touted North Korea's nuclear capabilities and declared his desire to have the country participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Colbert has even been deemed to have "no talent" by the president himself, who bashed him in a May interview with TIME.
President Donald Trump's ongoing feud with former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon took center stage on the late-night TV circuit Wednesday and one host even warned his audience to brace themselves because "the rats are finally eating their young".
The Nashville singer-songwriter had a big year in 2017, riding a wave of stardom following the release of her 2016 debut Midwest Farmer's Daughter and continuing her output of stellar music with honest lyrics on the new record. "Not since Harrison Ford was president have we felt so protected on a plane". "You got to Tulsa, didn't ya?"
"Brutal cold is tormenting the USA, and reports say the worst is yet to come", Stephen Colbert began. See you on the red carpet, @AndersonCooper! 'Maybe it'll lead to peace, maybe it'll lead to thermonuclear war.
The focus of these supposed comedic hosts on everything Trump does in a given day wouldn't be such a bad thing if these guys were a bit more clever about it. He made a lighthearted appeal to bring them back together: "One of you is a millionaire who loves the forgotten man".
On Tuesday, Trump told Twitter he was announcing the winners for his "Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards" on Monday, adding that subjects would cover "Dishonesty & Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media". Seriously? That's the best they can do after a year of Trump in office?