Stephen Colbert, Johnny Carson and more comedians present and past who've made us laugh late at night.

Trevor Noah

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South African comedian Trevor Noah took over for Jon Stewart as host of "The Daily Show" in 2015.

Jon Stewart

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Jon Stewart hosted "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central from 1999 until his departure in 2015.

Craig Ferguson

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Craig Ferguson hosted the third iteration of the "Late Late Show" franchise, "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," on CBS from 2005 to 2014.

Larry Wilmore

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Writer-comic Larry Wilmore of "The Daily Show" hosted "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" from 2015 to 2016.

Stephen Colbert

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Stephen Colbert took over for David Letterman as host of CBS' "Late Show" upon Letterman's retirement in 2015. Previously, he hosted Comedy Central's Emmy-winning show, "The Colbert Report," from 2005 to 2015.

Jimmy Fallon

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Jimmy Fallon, right, with Justin Timberlake, became the host of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," which broadcasts live from the Rockefeller Center in Manhattan, in 2014.

Seth Meyers

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In January 2014, when Jimmy Fallon, right, went on to host NBC's "The Tonight Show," he passed the "Late Night Pickle" to his "Late Night" successor Seth Meyers.

Chelsea Handler

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"Chelsea Lately," a weeknight talk show hosted by Chelsea Handler, premiered in 2007 and concluded in 2014. She now hosts a weekly talk show, "Chelsea," on Netflix.

Pete Holmes

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Pete Holmes hosted his own show, "The Pete Holmes Show," on TBS every Thursday night from October 28, 2013, until June 18, 2014.

Jay Leno

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Jimmy Fallon took over for Jay Leno as host of the "The Tonight Show" in 2014. Jay Leno had hosted the series since 1992.

Kathy Griffin

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Kathy Griffin's Bravo talk show, "Kathy," premiered in April 2012 but was canceled after its second season in April 2013.

David Letterman

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David Letterman (with frequent guest Oprah Winfrey) hosted CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" from 1993 until his retirement in 2015. In the 1980s through the early '90s, he also hosted "Late Night with David Letterman" on NBC.

Whitney Cummings

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Whitney Cummings' weekly E! talk show, "Love You, Mean It," premiered in November 2012 and was canceled in February 2013 after only 11 episodes.

Arsenio Hall

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Arsenio Hall -- with then-Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton playing the saxophone with the band in 1992 -- hosted "The Arsenio Hall Show" from 1989 to 1994.

Jack Paar

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Jack Paar hosted "Tonight Starring Jack Paar" (later called "The Jack Paar Tonight Show") from 1957 to 1962. He walked off the show briefly in 1960 when NBC censored one of his jokes, but returned three weeks later.

Johnny Carson

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Johnny Carson, the legendary king of late-night TV, took over as host of "The Tonight Show" from Jack Paar in October 1962 and hosted the program for three decades.

Ed McMahon

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Ed McMahon, left, with "The Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson, served as Carson's sidekick and the program's announcer for the entirety of Carson's three-decade run as host.

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Tom Snyder, left, with the Dalai Lama, hosted NBC's "The Tomorrow Show" (later titled "Tomorrow Coast to Coast") from 1973 to 1982. He went on to host "The Late Late Show" from 1995 to 1998.

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FX teamed up with Russell Brand to host the late-night show "Brand X with Russell Brand" from 2012 to 2013.

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Jimmy Kimmel began hosting his late-night show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in 2003 on ABC.

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Graham Norton has hosted "The Graham Norton Show" on BBC America since 2007. He also briefly hosted "Would You Rather..? with Graham Norton" from 2011 to 2012.

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George Lopez hosted a talk show, "Lopez Tonight," on TBS that ran from November 2009 to August 2011.

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Emmy Award-winning actress, comedian and author Wanda Sykes hosted "The Wanda Sykes Show" from November 2009 until its cancellation in May 2010.

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Actress and comedian Mo'Nique hosted her own late-night talk show, "The Mo'Nique Show," on BET from October 2009 to October 2010.

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Conan O'Brien hosted "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" on NBC. He now hosts "Conan" on TBS.

Whoopi Goldberg hosted an early 1990s show, titled "The Whoopi Goldberg Show."

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