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Jay Leno takes a 50 percent pay cut, renews with Tonight Show through 2014

Jay Leno takes a 50 percent pay cut, renews with Tonight Show through 2014

By | September 10, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments

A few weeks ago, we learned 20 staffers were laid off from the Tonight Show and that Jay Leno took a “tremendous” pay cut in order to prevent additional employee cuts. And now we know just how “tremendous” that cut was: 50 percent! The Wall Street Journal today reports...

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Jimmy Kimmel set to square off against Jay Leno and David Letterman

Jimmy Kimmel set to square off against Jay Leno and David Letterman

By | August 22, 2012 at 11:39 am | No comments

As the only network that’s seen an increase in late night talk show viewership this year, ABC has, for good reason, a lot of confidence in Jimmy Kimmel. So much, in fact, they’re repositioning Jimmy Kimmel Live in their schedule so that it faces off directly against the...

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Jay Leno addresses Tonight Show layoffs: ‘I KNEW something was going on’ (Video)

Jay Leno addresses Tonight Show layoffs: ‘I KNEW something was going on’ (Video)

By | August 21, 2012 at 5:57 pm | No comments

On last night's Tonight Show, Jay Leno didn't hide from the fact that 20 staffers were laid off from the show on Friday. Instead, he opened his monologue with a series of quips about it. "Welcome to The Tonight Show, or as Comcast calls us, The Expendables!" Leno announced. "As...

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Jay Leno takes ‘tremendous’ pay cut to save Tonight Show jobs, 20 staffers still laid off

Jay Leno takes ‘tremendous’ pay cut to save Tonight Show jobs, 20 staffers still laid off

By | August 18, 2012 at 9:40 pm | No comments

In order to stem the financial hemorrhaging that's been plaguing NBC, the network has been laying off personnel for months. But last night came perhaps the biggest blow yet. Deadline reports that 20 staffers at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno have been relieved of their jobs and...

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Louis C.K. tells Jay Leno he’s the ‘weirdest looking person on the planet Earth’ (Video)

Louis C.K. tells Jay Leno he’s the ‘weirdest looking person on the planet Earth’ (Video)

By | June 26, 2012 at 11:51 am | No comments

As is the case with just about every single one of his late night appearances, Louis C.K.'s visit to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night was amazingly funny. C.K. chatted about parenting, being divorced, all the gay things he'd like to do, his new tour-- and he even...

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David Letterman to Conan O’Brien: ‘Leno was a bit of a brat’ (Videos)

David Letterman to Conan O’Brien: ‘Leno was a bit of a brat’ (Videos)

By | May 18, 2012 at 8:58 am | No comments

As we're sure you know, Conan O'Brien visited David Letterman last night on Late Show; it was the first time he did so in 13 years. And as expected, the pair talked at length about Jay Leno, the man who essentially stole back The Tonight Show from O'Brien. He's also, of course,...

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Video preview: Conan O’Brien on Late Show with David Letterman

Video preview: Conan O’Brien on Late Show with David Letterman

By | May 17, 2012 at 10:24 pm | No comments

Tonight, Conan O'Brien visits Dave Letterman at the Late Show in New York for the first time in 13 years. Here's a great preview of tonight's broadcast, which features Letterman's definition of the Golden Age of Television, awkward silence, and yes, chatter about Jay Leno. Check...

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Conan O’Brien will guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time in 13 years

Conan O’Brien will guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time in 13 years

By | May 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm | No comments

For the first time in 13 years, Conan O'Brien will be stopping by as a guest on Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday, May 17. Given that they've both lost The Tonight Show to Jay Leno and had a brief stint as competitors in the same time slot in 2010, the two should have...

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Alison Brie will make the crap out of a balloon animal (Video)

Alison Brie will make the crap out of a balloon animal (Video)

By | May 10, 2012 at 11:01 am | 2 comments

Having watched Alison Brie's interview on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, I've never been so enraptured with the art of making balloon animals. Sure, sure, I'm madly in love with Alison Brie -- and really, who isn't? -- so that may have had something to do with my...

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