Late Night Writers Resource

A selection of resources for writers and stand up comedians by @georgiashenk

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Late Night Writers Resource

A selection of resources for writers and stand up comedians by @georgiashenk

writing, tips, resources, comedy

Late Night Writers Resource Guide

Curated By Georgia Shenk


The next update of the guide is coming shortly

Packet 101

1. Sample Monologue Jokes

2. Sample Desk Bits

3. Monologue Transition Cheat Sheet

Previous LN Packet Guidelines for Practice

1. NBC Late Night Writer’s Workshop

2. Sesame Street Writer’s Room

3. ABC Writer’s Workshop

4. Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Packet

5. Late Night With Stephen Colbert

6. Early Packet For Untitled Jordan Klepper Project

7. The Late Late Show With James Corden Packet

8. The Minority Report With Larry Wilmore

9. Busy Tonight Packet

10. Adam Ruins Everything 2016 Packet

11. Billy On The Street Packet

12. SNL 43 Packet

13. The Daily Show 2016 Packet

14. @Midnight Season 4 Packet

15. The Break With Michelle Wolf Packet

16. The Fix Packet

17. Impractical Jokers Packet

18. Hood Adjacent With James Davis Packet

19. Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Packet (coming soon)

20. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Packet (coming soon)

21. The Rundown With Robin Thede Packet (coming soon)

Monologue and Sketch Transcripts

1. James Corden

2. Seth Meyers

3. SNL Transcripts

4. John Oliver (coming soon)

5. Jimmy Fallon (coming soon)

6. Jimmy Kimmel (coming soon)

7. Stephen Colbert (coming soon)

8. Lilly Singh (coming soon)

9. Samantha Bee (coming soon)

10. Weekend Update (coming soon)

11. Busy Phillips (coming soon)

12. Hasan Minhaj (coming soon)

13. Jordan Klepper (coming soon)

14. Trevor Noah (coming soon)

15. Michelle Wolf (coming soon)

Helpful Links

1. Strange News Headlines #1

2. Strange News Headlines # 2

3. April 2020 Topical Events and Holidays

4. Stephen Colbert’s Appendix on Tone, Topics, Format, Etc.

5. 11 Steps to Becoming a Late Night TV Writer From Sara Schaefer

6. @chrissiebmoore’s 2014 LNWW Finalist Packet

7. Evan Kenji Sasaki’s 2016 LNWW Finalist Packet

8. Evan Kenji Sasaki’s 2018 LNWW Finalist Packet

9. Johnathan Appel’s 2019 LNWW Finalist Packet

10. Force My Hand Comedy Writer’s Workbook by Sam Speedy


Johnathan Appel, Lillian Stone, Caitlin Kunkel, The Belladonna Comedy Group, Kate Herzlin, Courtney O’Donnell, Kenji Sasaki, Chrissie B. Moore, Sam Speedy, Sara Schaefer, Zackery Stephens, Ally Hord, Jenny Hagel, Ali Farahnakian, The Second City, DC Improv, Abigail Barr, Holly Wortell, Emily Winter, Emma Grace Meyers, Alison Zeidman, Nicole Silverberg, and more!

Late Night Writers Resource
Tags Writing, Tips, Resources, Comedy
Type Google Doc
Published 06/05/2024, 07:43:47


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