Tips for watching a free TV show in New York

The Daily Show

733 11th Avenue (between 51st and 52nd streets)
(212) 586-2477

Check-in: Monday-Thursday from 17:30 p.m. to 19:30 p.m. (plan to arrive at 16 p.m.)

The Daily Show is an American satirical program broadcast on the Comedy Central network. Lasting 22 minutes, broadcast Monday to Thursday, it takes the form of a parody of a television newscast that makes fun of current affairs.

With his talk show, the sassy Jon Stewart has been a bit like Laurent Ruquier with much more news humor for more than 12 years. Children under 18 are not admitted. Tickets can be booked very quickly months in advance on the website. You can also try your luck on the day of check-in by showing up early and hope that there are still places. The host receives beautiful people: Obama, Tony Blair, the King of Jordan, Ben Affleck, Halle Berry, Nathalie Portman, Lance Arstrong…

Good Morning America

West 44th Street et Broadway
(212) 580-5176 and (212) 930-7855

Check-ins: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Good Morning America is a morning show on the American Broadcasting Company Television Network. It is a program of information and practical advice produced live from the studios of Times Square Studios in New York.

The American version of Télématin each day nearly 5 million curious with the star presenters and the merry band the show who record in their studio in Times Square inside but also outside. One month in advance, it is possible to reserve seats. Note that you have to arrive at 6 a.m., the show being broadcast between 7 and 9 a.m. You can also join the street crowd outside the studio.

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

NBC Studio
30 Rockefeller Plaza (at 49th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue)
(212) 634-3056
Recordings: Tuesday-Friday from 17 p.m. to 30 p.m.

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American television program, in "late-night show" format, presented by comedian Jimmy Fallon and broadcast in the third part of the evening on the American television network NBC

Find Jimmy Fallon for his nighttime interviews. To attend, you must call the dedicated line between 2 and 3 months in advance. Otherwise tickets are distributed on the ground floor of the NBC studios at 9am with the rule of first come first served. One downside, however: these seats, called standby tickets, do not guarantee you access to the show because it depends on the people who did not show up.

The Late Show with David Letterman

The Ed Sullivan Theater
1697 Broadway (between 54th and 55th streets)
(212) 975-1003

Check-ins: Monday-Thursday at 17:30 p.m. (plan to arrive at 16:15 p.m.) and Thursday at 19 p.m. (plan to arrive at 17 p.m.)

Le Late Show with David Letterman is a late-night-type television show presented by American comedian David Letterman and aired in the third part of the evening on the CBS television network.

The American version of "We are not lying" already has more than 600 episodes with the legendary David Letterman which welcome politicians, journalists, artists and sportswomen who make the news ...

Live! with Kelly

7 Lincoln Square (at the intersection of 67th Street and Columbus Avenue)
(212) 456-3054

Check-in: Monday-Friday at 9 a.m. (plan to arrive at 8 a.m.)

Live! with Kelly is an American morning show founded in 1975 and airs on the American ABC television network. This morning talk show that has been rolling for a while on the small American screen.

Rachael Ray Show

22 E. 44th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue)

Recordings: Tuesday-Thursday at 11:30 a.m. and 16 p.m.

This cooking show presented by Rachael Ray, a young media chef benefited from the support of Oprah Winfrey for the production of her show (this show reminds me of the sophie davant tv show "it's on the program" on France 2 . Do not be fooled by the description: in addition to the traditional live recipes, you will meet celebrities and even live artists. Some regulars: Mariah Carey, Michael Bublé, Bill Clinton, Céline Dion, Jodie Foster, Dustin Hoffman , Samuel.L Jackson… What a beautiful world !!!

Saturday Night Live (SNL)

NBC Studio
30 Rockefeller Plaza (at 49th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue)
(212) 634-3056 (mail to send to

Recordings: Saturday between September and June

What to say about the most popular show in the world !!! Bringing together the cream of America's comedic talents, international musicians and stars lend themselves to the game to amuse the public (most recently Dujardin). To attend, the only way is to try your luck at the lottery which takes place in August for registrations every Saturday which start in September and until June.

Make your choice, but for my part I am a fan of the daily show and Saturday night live…

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