On Monday night, late night hosts Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, and Seth Meyers rewarded America for sitting through the madness that was the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump by broadcasting their shows live so they could cover it right away.
Colbert opened up the Late Show with a debate-centric monologue. Colbert joked about Trump's lack of preparation for the debate, and pointed out that it was actually Clinton who told the first lie of the evening when she said, "Donald, it's good to be with you."
Trevor Noah also went live on the Daily Show to talk about the debate, which he called "the most-watched episode of Monday Night Raw." In his 14-minute segment, Noah was really able to dig into all the little moments of the debate. He even came up with a suggestion for the Trump campaign's new slogan: "Donald Trump 2016: Why Not?"
Meanwhile on Late Night, Seth Meyers broke down Trump's manic behavior, constant lying, and obsession with Sean Hannity, as well as Clinton's "patented lukewarm zingers" in his segment, "A Closer Look."
Phew. We made it. One debate down. Only a few more to go until this nightmare election is over. Comedy will get us through it, you guys.