Late Night Rewind: John Oliver Would Rather Spend 7 Minutes Ranking the Muppets Than Explaining the Public Defender System (VIDEO)


Late Night Rewind recaps the best moments from after-hours television. Here’s what you missed the night of Sunday, September 13.

Last Week Tonight (HBO)

John Oliver pointed out some public defenders are so overburdened, they only have time to spend about seven minutes on each case. So he showed what Last Week Tonight would look like if the team only had seven minutes to prepare.

“I definitely would not be talking about public defenders right now,” John Oliver said. “I’d be desperately trying to fill time by listing the Muppets in order of [BLEEP]-ability. And I’ll do it now: Fozzie first, obviously.”

Watch What Happens Live (Bravo)

And Mindy Kaling was asked if she’s Team Nicki Minaj, Team Miley Cyrus or Team Taylor Swift. Mindy said she’s Team Taylor for one reason.

“I’m Team Taylor, because I was miffed not to be in ‘Bad Blood,’” said Mindy Kaling. “And I sometimes lie to people and say that I was in ‘Bad Blood.’”

“Right, and no one would know,” replied Andy Cohen.

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