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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno inducted into television Hall of Fame

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno inducted into television Hall of Fame

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences, the fine folks behind the Emmys, have announced the 2014 inductees to the Television Academy's Hall of Fame. Late night talk show host and stand-up comedian Jay Leno and four-time Emmy award-winning comedy actress Julia...

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Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

By | November 12, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy have been announced as headliners of this year's Gilda's LaughFest. The nation's first-ever community-wide comedy festival announced its first round of talent and shows lined up for its fourth year of operation. Among the...

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David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

By | October 4, 2013 at 4:08 pm | No comments

David Letterman has just signed a new contract that will keep him as the host of Late Show through 2015 on CBS. The new deal will extend his record of the longest-working late night host; he surpassed Johnny Carson’s record in January as Letterman entered his thirty-first year...

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Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

By | September 18, 2013 at 11:38 am | No comments

As Jay Leno slowly prepares for his exit from The Tonight Show, some of his staffers are preparing a bit faster. Producers Bob Read and LiAnne Read have left Leno's staff to join Chelsea Lately after 12 years at the NBC talk show, Deadline.com reported. Tonight staffers will be...

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Seven things I didn’t expect from my network television debut

Seven things I didn’t expect from my network television debut

By | September 10, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments

1. I'd find out the night before I got the call on Labor Day -- late in the evening -- that I'd be appearing on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson the next night. I think Craig is charming and smart and great at his job, so I was stoked about the booking. And I actually...

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Fox News Channel host Greta Van Susteren wants Fox to hire Jay Leno

Fox News Channel host Greta Van Susteren wants Fox to hire Jay Leno

By | August 13, 2013 at 1:22 pm | No comments

Longtime Fox News Channel host Greta Van Susteren took to her Gretawire blog -- the same one on which she attempted to sully Louis C.K.'s reputation, calling him sexist (among other things) -- has, once again, foisted herself upon the comedy world. This time, it was to announce...

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Jay Leno will likely stay on at NBC after he leaves The Tonight Show

Jay Leno will likely stay on at NBC after he leaves The Tonight Show

By | July 28, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Though no specifics were given, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt yesterday said that he'd like to see Jay Leno keep working for the network, even after the top-rated host exits The Tonight Show. "We'd love him to stay on NBC in some capacity. Nothing would make us...

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Anthony Jeselnik does the Tonight Show and Kristen Wiig is Michael Jordan on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Videos)

Anthony Jeselnik does the Tonight Show and Kristen Wiig is Michael Jordan on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Videos)

By | July 16, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments

Last night was double comedian trouble for late night television with guests Kristen Wiig and Anthony Jeselnik. Naturally Wiig was extremely sweet and Jeselnik was kind of strange-- but in a good way. On The Tonight Show Leno spoke with Jeselnik about an array of topics ranging...

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Watch Bill Hader and Eliot Spitzer interact awkwardly on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Watch Bill Hader and Eliot Spitzer interact awkwardly on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | July 15, 2013 at 4:37 pm | No comments

On Friday night Jay Leno brought Eliot Spitzer face to face with his Saturday Night Live doppelganger Bill Hader. You're likely familiar with Hader's take on used to impersonate Spitzer when he co-hosted CNN’s “Parker/Spitzer.” After watching a clip of the impersonation,...

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