Kimmel cooked the competition. These were Monday's most well-done moments:
Fallout from Kimmel's Correspondents Dinner
Jimmy Kimmel hosted the White House Correspondents' Dinner over the weekend, though not without ruffling a few feathers. Among his targets were Barbara Walters' less-than-perfect pronunciation of her R's. Walters wasn't amused, and Kimmel issued the following coy apology: "I didn't mean to upset you, Barbara. It was a little joke, and if it offended you, I am vewy sowwy."
Talk Show Trending Topics
Talk Show Gags Gettin' Tired
Top 10 (Letterman)
The Pedestrian Question (Kimmel)
Sharpest Monologue Jokes:
Leno Cuts Down Edwards
"According to The New York Post, John Edwards has gone from $500 haircuts to $12.95 haircuts at Supercuts. More good news, the next haircut he's gonna get in prison will be free." (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno)
Jimmy on Race Relations
"Last week, a man running the London marathon stopped 800 yards from the finish line to propose to his girlfriend. Unfortunately, a guy from Kenya passed him and ended up proposing first." (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)
Craig's Silly City Comparison
"Seattle reminds me of San Francisco, except in Seattle when it rains, it rains actual water instead of men." (The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson)
Funnyman Steve Martin donned his banjo on The Tonight Show, playing a new bluegrass tune with the Steep Canyon Rangers. "Me and Paul Revere" is a plucky enough story song, but it was Martin who stole the show. What a Jerk.
The Slogan Award
Our hosts analyzed President Obama's one-word 2012 campaign slogan: "Forward." What do you think -- is "Forward" the new "Hope," or will voters be more cynical of catchy sloganeering this campaign cycle?
Set your DVRs!
William Shatner on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (5/1)
Mark Ruffalo on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (5/1)