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Fallon, Colbert, Kimmel work from home with DIY comedy

Who says late-night hosts can’t work from home?

Studios are deserted and audiences hunkered down at home to practice social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Samantha Bee are trying to bring a little laughter into the world.

Although most television and movie production is suspended, these late-night hosts are bringing short-form DIY versions of their comedy to audiences via YouTube (or in Colbert’s case, an abbreviated airing on CBS before a rerun). And like the rest of us working from home and video chatting into meetings, their kids, pets and spouses are part of the fun.

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Bee, who hosts “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” on TBS, showed off her (lack of) survival skills in a video posted to YouTube Wednesday.

The video, titled “Sam gets into survival mode,” shows Bee in the wilderness, struggling to chop wood in preparation for the spread of coronavirus.

“At the end of the day, it’s like what Scar from ‘The Lion King’ said: We all have to be prepared,” the host explains. “He’s the hero of that movie.”

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