Transcript for Superstorm Sandy: Late-Night Comedians Return
-- millions of people in the path of hurricane sandy. Life must go -- and always does and for a few familiar entertainers that show and the -- must go on. With a twist. There's that old saying tragedy... See More
-- millions of people in the path of hurricane sandy. Life must go -- and always does and for a few familiar entertainers that show and the -- must go on. With a twist. There's that old saying tragedy plus time equals comedy. But three of America's favorite funnyman didn't wait for the water to recede. Before offering their fans a little comic relief. Tonight I have returned to save my people from the -- Ignoring the local authorities to be here tonight Jimmy Kimmel 3000 miles from his usual studio. A lot of it has changed since I lived in Brooklyn differences the last time I was here to remember hurricane trying to murder me while Kimmel got plenty of cheers from his audience another late nine Jimmy. Played to an empty -- and Jimmy Fallon hit the streets of midtown Manhattan before heading inside to deliver his monologue to. Well no one. Jimmy -- everybody who. Then the next night he made -- not to the weirdness of the night before. First off thanks to our -- audience for making it to the show tonight. I'm so glad here because last -- audience was the worst. And it's been a ghost town 292 running as David Letterman at this stage of what he called me Ed Sullivan shelter. And we felt like we would be putting. The audience at jeopardy if they had to sit through the show and I said hell we've been doing that for thirty years. But in the end it was comedy. With the calls homes have been damaged lives have been lost families have been displaced if you like to help bring would do that is to make a donation to the American Red Cross showing humor really can heal. And help. When we don't need some -- and -- now welcome back tell us.
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