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The First Episode
Late night hosts weighed in on the first Jan. 6 hearing on Thursday night, or as Stephen Colbert referred to it, “Episode One of this summer’s most compelling drama.”
“It’s like ‘Stranger Things’ — we met the monster years ago, and we’re pretty sure the Russians are involved.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“Instead, they’re showing reruns of Jan. 6 with a laugh track.” — JIMMY FALLON
“Of course Fox isn’t airing it — they’re a key suspect in it. They would be — that would be like if Court TV’s coverage of the O.J. trial had been hosted by O.J.” — SETH MEYERS
The Bits Worth Watching
Samantha Bee took Republicans to task for the gun violence epidemic on this week’s “Full Frontal.”
HBO’s new documentary “The Janes” spotlights the women activists who banded together to form Jane, a clandestine group providing safe abortions in the years before Roe v. Wade.