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Report: Jimmy Fallon will host Tonight Show, which will move to New York

Report: Jimmy Fallon will host Tonight Show, which will move to New York

By | March 20, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments

For the past two weeks, rumors have been swirling about the fate of the Tonight Show come 2014, when host Jay Leno’s contract expires. According to The Hollywood Reporter, who cited “two high-level industry insiders,” on March 1, Fallon would become the new host in the...

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Jerry Seinfeld debuts new jokes on Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Video)

Jerry Seinfeld debuts new jokes on Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Video)

By | March 14, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments

Last night, Jerry Seinfeld debuted four-and-a-half minutes of new material on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Among his Seinfeldian observations: Food and...Well, yeah, mostly food. Check it out and tell us what you think! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin...

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Report: Howard Stern will replace Jimmy Fallon when Jay Leno leaves Tonight Show

Report: Howard Stern will replace Jimmy Fallon when Jay Leno leaves Tonight Show

By | March 6, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments

Last weekend news broke that Jimmy Fallon would replace Jay Leno in 2014 as host of The Tonight Show and that NBC would make the announcement as early as May. Although the network denied the story in the Hollywood Reporter, who cited “two high-level industry insiders” and...

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Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | February 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments

In yet another move to further cement his position as the number one douchebag in the United States, Donald Trump is suing Bill Maher for something the comedian said on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno one month ago. Playing off Trump’s then-recent announcement that he would...

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There’s a Johnny Carson feature film in the works

There’s a Johnny Carson feature film in the works

By | November 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm | One comment

Seven years after his death, a feature-length movie about iconic Tonight Show host Johnny Carson, is in the works. Based on the upcoming Bill Zehme book Carson the Magnificent: An Intimate Portrait, the film will be written by John McLaughlin (Black Swan, Hitchcock) and will be...

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The 10 best Johnny Carson moments (Videos)

The 10 best Johnny Carson moments (Videos)

By | October 2, 2012 at 9:46 am | 6 comments

Fifty years ago this week, Johnny Carson became the host of The Tonight Show, taking over for Jack Paar and beginning his 30-year run at NBC. In honor of this landmark, Carson Entertainment Group and MediaMine launched a viewer poll via Facebook, YouTube and email, to gather the...

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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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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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