The death of public enemy number one Osama Bin Laden was Monday’s biggest story. It was also the hottest topic for late night TV hosts. Here are the highlights:
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”: Jon put the event in context, including a jab at the news media for prolonging the announcement. “For God’s sake, Seacrest doesn’t draw out an elimination reveal this long!” he quipped.
“The Colbert Report”: Colbert joked that President Obama is “the No. 1 most bin Laden-killing president in American history.”
“Late Night with David Letterman”: Dave did a top 10 list of Bin Laden’s last words.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”: Jimmy’s jokes included the CIA’s “red flag,” and a “Weekend at Bin Laden’s” parody.
“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”: Jay revealed Maury Povich’s role in IDing the body.