Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. Many of us are stuck at home at the moment, so here are the 50 best movies on Netflix right now.
Another Presidential First
Late-night hosts returned from vacation on Monday excited to celebrate President Trump’s first public appearance in a mask during a weekend visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
“Yeah, it was a really smart move — if today were March 13th,” Jimmy Fallon said in his monologue on “The Tonight Show.”
“Yes, after decades of resisting, the Washington Redskins have finally decided to change their name. And, look, this is a step in the right direction, but it almost feels like dismantling structural racism is so difficult that instead America is just crossing off the easier items on its racism to-do list: ‘OK, next item, we’ve got to create an equal and just society. Hm, all right, let’s skip that one. Um, what about changing the name of a football team and canceling Aunt Jemima? Yeah? That should hold us over for a year.’” — TREVOR NOAH
“Never a great sign when your social wokeness is a month behind a pancake company.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“Today, the team released a statement saying that they’re working to ‘develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition-rich franchise,’ a commitment to progress that would’ve hit a little harder had the statement not used the team’s name seven times and included their logo. Wow, they’re almost as good at P.R. as they are at football.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
The Bits Worth Watching
Jimmy Fallon’s Masculine Man Masks are ideal for men of all sizes with big insecurities.
What We’re Excited About on Tuesday Night
Tom Hanks will talk about his new Apple TV+ thriller, “Greyhound,” on Tuesday’s “A Late Show.”