Live TV – there’s no such thing! Watch how Stephen Colbert handled a hilarious gaffe during his live The late show monologue after President Joe Biden’s State of the Union.
“Biden has been touting his COVID response,” Colbert said, as a clip of the president pledged the Justice Department to appoint a chief pandemic fraud prosecutor.
“Wow,” said the late-night host. “I didn’t know Joe was in the cast…”
Colbert suddenly stopped laughing, realizing his mistake in monologue in real time.
“We’ve advanced a bit in our video,” he explained with a laugh. “We’ve never made a mistake live before, so… This is how the sausage is made, ladies and gentlemen. But we rarely let live cameras in.
Fortunately, The late showThe producers of got the clip right on their second try. In it, Biden drew attention to the antiviral pills he ordered to treat COVID.
“I ordered more pills than anyone in the world,” he says. “Wow, I didn’t know that Joe was chosen for the next season of Euphoriasaid Colbert, referring to the popular HBO series about teen addiction.
The late-night host immediately celebrated finally getting her timing right, saying, “There you go! Boom! Oh! Oh! Nothing like a live show, ladies and gentlemen.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m./10:35 a.m. on CBS.
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