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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 practicing social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Samantha Bee and Seth Meyers are still 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 their kids, pets and spouses often show up in the videos, as is becoming common for workers participating in meetings via video chat from home.

Meyers, host of NBC’s “Late Night,” joins the fun next week when he starts recording his “Closer Look” segment from home. They will be released digitally on the show’s YouTube channel

Seth Meyers will begin delivering his

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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