Play of the Day

Play of the Day gathers clips from late night and comedy television shows, mocking politicians and newsmakers.
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That stage definitely screams "humble."

Play of the Day: Donald Trump 'Humbly' Accepts the Nomination

July 22 Nothing says "humility" like a gold backdrop and your name in a huge font.

Play of the Day: Chris Christie Fake Prosecutes Hillary Clinton

July 21 The RNC speaker got the crowd riled up about the Democratic nominee.

Play of the Day: Melania Trump's Unoriginal Speech

July 20 The prospective First Lady took some lines from the current one.

Simpler times for these two.

Play of the Day: The GOP Convention Has Begun

July 19 Delegations are walking out, Mike Pence is Trump's VP pick and Sarah Palin is absent because Alaska is very very far away.

Play of the Day: Everyone has 'Pokemon Go' Fever

July 18 Clinton, Putin and Trump want to "catch 'em all."

Sadly, the eagle is not a potential running mate.

Play of the Day: The Trump Veepstakes

July 15 Reports say it's Mike Pence, but Trump seems to be weighing his options.

Play of the Day: The Republican Party's Anti-Porn Platform

July 14 Stephen Colbert wonders if the GOP is missing some opportunities.

"Strong together." Sure.

Play of the Day: Bernie Sanders Endorses Clinton… Finally

July 13 The former rivals are "stronger together," but that wasn't the original idea.

Play of the Day: Hillary Clinton Is So Untrustworthy…

July 12 Stephen Colbert hits the Democrat for her email scandal again.

Can we just leave it vacant?

Play of the Day: 2016 is the 'Sophie's Choice' Election… If Sophie Hated Her Kids

July 7 "Grandma Nixon" and a "traffic cone soaked in raw sewage" are America's choices this year.

Play of the Day: Hillary Clinton Has Her 'Maury' Moment

July 6 The Democratic nominee will not be indicted.

Play of the Day: Benghazi and Trey Gowdy

June 30 The only thing that's changed in the course of this long investigation is the chairman's hair.

Play of the Day: Elizabeth Warren (Kind Of) Takes Center Stage

June 29 Donald Trump sets his sights on the potential veep pick while she campaigns with Hillary Clinton.

Play of the Day: More on Brexit's Global Effects

June 28 The Daily Show and Full Frontal see the U.K. vote as a warning to the U.S.

Play of the Day: Trump's Reaction to Brexit

June 27 Late-night jokes about the huge news out of the United Kingdom.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Business Acumen

June 23 While Hillary Clinton jokes about his bankruptcies, but his companies are benefiting from his campaign.

Meet the star of "The Devil Wears Talbot's."

Play of the Day: So Many Hillary Clinton Movies

June 22 Everyone loves her in "You've Lost Mail."

Play of the Day: Donald Trump and 'America First'

June 21 Samantha Bee looks at one of Donald Trump's favorite phrases.

Play of the Day: Presidential Love Letters

June 20 Stephen Colbert found correspondence from past presidents to their paramours.

Play of the Day: Guns and the Terror Watch List

June 17 Late-night hosts note the issues with any secret government list.

Play of the Day: Obama Says 'Radical Islam'

June 16 Larry Wilmore worries that some creative editing is forthcoming after the president calls the terminology a "distraction."

Play of the Day: Happy Birthday, Donald Trump

June 15 The presumptive GOP nominee turned 70 this week.

Play of the Day: Late Night Tries to Process the Orlando Massacre

June 14 After the massacre, comedians bring some small bit of levity.

Clinton addresses supporters in New Hampshire in February.

Play of the Day: Trump and Clinton Take the Race to Twitter

June 13 Why is Clinton fighting on Trump's home turf?

These two used to work together.

Play of the Day: The Democrats Are United… Or Are They?

June 10 Obama meets with Sanders, but he isn't dropping out just yet.

Play of the Day: Let's Take a Look Inside Trump's Teleprompter

June 9 Stephen Colbert has parts of the candidate's prepared statements.

Play of the Day: Get to Know Hillary Clinton

June 8 She'd be our first female president, but our worst email president.

Play of the Day: Can Anyone Judge the Trump University Case?

June 7 Stephen Colbert notes the one demographic group that Trump hasn't offended yet.

Cialis would be the perfect sponsor for the Washington Monument.

Play of the Day: American National Monuments… Brought to You by Advertising

June 6 Bill Maher jokes about the NPS partnership program.

He's lovin' it.

Play of the Day: Trump Has a Big Mac in the Sky

May 30 The 2016 GOP nominee celebrates clinching with a hamburger on his jet.

Play of the Day: Clinton Email Conversation or Game of Thrones?

May 27 Late-night further examines the State Department IG report.

Play of the Day: Clinton's Email… Again

May 26 The release of an IG report means late-night TV can joked about Clinton's terrible records management.

Play of the Day: Trump Narrates History's Tragedies

May 25 The 2016 presumptive GOP nominee likes the word "boom."

Play of the Day: Solving TSA's Personnel Problem

May 24 Craigslist surely has some creeps who are into "the feet job."

Play of the Day: Trump's Oreo Remark

May 23 The presumptive GOP nominee's comment about Chris Christie's weight didn't exactly land.

Play of the Day: The State of the 2016 Race

May 20 Trump's convention will be like a reality show and Sanders still won't quit.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Hair is Not a Wig and Not a Combover

May 19 There was one important thing to come out of Megyn Kelly's interview with Donald Trump.

"It's gotta be around here somewhere," said someone at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va.

Play of the Day: Does Someone Have a Copy of the CIA Torture Report? Anyone?

May 18 Making extra copies of things is harder than it looks, apparently.

Play of the Day: Beauty Pageant Owner Objectifies Women

May 17 The Sunday New York Times piece on Trump's relationship with women is not a shock to Stephen Colbert.


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