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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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Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

By | July 3, 2013 at 9:37 am | No comments

For a long time now, late night television audiences have grown to trust shows like The Daily Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to provide them with an accurate summary of the day's news. And there's nothing wrong with learning about the smaller stories through an opening...

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HBO series Eastbound & Down officially coming to an end

HBO series Eastbound & Down officially coming to an end

By | June 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm | No comments

After a year of back-and-forth over the future of HBO's baseball-themed comedy series Eastbound & Down, the network announced today the show's upcoming fourth season will be its last. Cast and crew, including star Danny McBride, are currently amassing in North Carolina where...

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Jay Leno: I would perform stand-up after Richard Pryor so I’d bomb (Audio)

Jay Leno: I would perform stand-up after Richard Pryor so I’d bomb (Audio)

By | May 31, 2013 at 3:41 pm | One comment

In an interview on this week's The Paul Mecurio Show, Jay Leno talked candidly to comedian Paul Mecurio about his days as a struggling comic, sleeping outside or crashing on friends' couches, and how he slowly made it big. One of his many words of wisdom for young comics was to...

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Marc Maron sits next to Shakira, also talks to Jay Leno about eating food (Video)

Marc Maron sits next to Shakira, also talks to Jay Leno about eating food (Video)

By | May 10, 2013 at 11:50 am | No comments

Last night on The Tonight Show, Marc Maron met Jay Leno for the very first time. Also, he sat next to Shakira. Marc Maron. And pop-star Shakira. On the same show. In the same frame, at times. Was I the only one in awe of this absurd sight? Perhaps. Anyway, you should check out...

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