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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 | 8 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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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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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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Watch Jim Norton push his comedy album on the Grammys red carpet

Watch Jim Norton push his comedy album on the Grammys red carpet

By | February 14, 2012 at 8:16 am | One comment

Late last year, Jim Norton's newest album Despicable landed at number eight on our list of the 10 best albums of 2011. So we obviously know it's a great album, but do fancy pants celebrities know it? Well, Norton, on behalf of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, tried his best to...

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