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LA Times Today: The late-night ‘recession’ is here, hitting underrepresented voices
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LA Times Today: The late-night ‘recession’ is here, hitting underrepresented voices

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

Night owls have their choice of television comedians long after the news — from the two Jimmys to Colbert and Corden.

But “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” gave viewers late night from a woman’s point of view until recently.

L.A. Times entertainment writer Meredith Blake told us about the end of so many shows with hosts who once reflected diversity. A television producer calls it “late-night recession.”