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3 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

Hey CBS: Let Colbert be 'Colbert'

Of all the great comedians Second City and Chicago's improv culture have produced, Stephen Colbert stands as one of the greatest: a true living giant.

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7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Video: John Oliver Talks New Show & More on Jimmy Fallon

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, host Jimmy Fallon and guest John Olive r Review some of John's new show's billboards around the city, many of which have been defaced, and John recalls his experience of landing on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Daily Show

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WAOW

Jay Leno to give commencement address at Emerson

A 28-year-old gunman held a fast food worker hostage for about an hour Tuesday in Wittenberg, let him go unharmed and then surrendered himself about an hour later without incident, Shawano County Sheriff Randall Wright said.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Shawano County, WI, Fire, Madison, WI

The Olympian

Jay Leno will give commencement address at Emerson

The small liberal arts college located in Boston announced Tuesday that the 1973 grad will be speaking at the 134th commencement ceremony on May 11. Scott Simon, who hosts NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, will be addressing the graduate students.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Olympia, WA

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Jimmy Fallon Tries on Christina Hendricks' Kaftan Dress

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, after trading Easter stories, Jimmy Fallon and Mad Men star Christina Hendicks try on her favorite item of clothing, the kaftan dress.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mad Men, Drama, Christina Hendricks

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

So far, Fallon isn't making anybody miss Leno

"The Tonight Show" airs way past my bedtime, but thanks to the magic of DVRs, now that new host Jimmy Fallon has had a few months under his belt, it's time for a little criticism.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Footloose, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Kevin Bacon, Flashdance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Jay Leno keeps it clean at Seneca Niagara

Since exiting The Tonight Show earlier this year, Jay Leno hasn't said much away from the stage.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, The Jay Leno Show

The Memphis Flyer

The Rant

Has anyone noticed how the cast and producers of Saturday Night Live have taken over comedy programming at NBC? Now, every night is a Saturday Night Live , except for SNL itself, which ain't so great these days.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Now, Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Wed Apr 16, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesMOURNING in America

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 8, 2010 -- On his official "Team Coco" Web site, the late-night-tv return of Conan O'Brien is summed up with this note: If you've missed ANY of the awesome CONAN promos that have been on tv in the run up to our new show on Monday? WE'VE GOT EM ALL! The problem is that the surefire clue that a "comedian" is either trying too ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Conan, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Lou Costello, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy

Athens Banner-Herald

What Others Say: How about some real late-night TV choice?

When David Letterman announced that 2015 would be his final year hosting his long-running CBS late-night television show, it signaled not just the end of "Stupid Pet Tricks" and the other bits that his fans have come to love.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, The Colbert Report, Opinion

DVDCreation Reviews

Jay Leno, Tom Cotter to Headline 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

The Lucy Desi Center for Comedy has announced that comedians Jay Leno and Tom Cotter will headline the 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 6-10.

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Related Topix: I Love Lucy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Lucille Ball, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Emmy Awards

BroadwayWorld.com

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith Present The Evolution of Hip Hop Dancing

On NBC 's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON , Jimmy and special guest Will Smith took viewers through the history of hip-hop dances.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Forbes.com

With Colbert Coming To CBS, The Competition For Late Night Moves To The Second Screen

Letterman's Late Show was the first successful network competitor to NBC's T onight Show after Johnny Carson stepped down.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Kimmel, The Colbert Report

Contra Costa Times

Jimmy Fallon involved in bar fight

Jimmy Fallon was involved in a bar fight Thursday night in New York City while partying with friends and co-workers after taping "The Tonight Show."

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Crowd Control

When Jay Leno takes the stage for Lucy Fest at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena it will be a first for the annual event.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Jamestown, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Connecticut Post

MARCH 04: Conan O'Brien announced that he will be hosting the 2014 MTV Movie Awards scheduled for April 13, 2014 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Conan, Drama, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), The Colbert Report, Comedy

National Review Online

Cavanaugh: Nice Guy Finishes First

While many TV fans learned for the first time that the Tiffany Network's rival to The Tonight Show actually has a name other than "Letterman," many more had a sense of deja two - the feeling that you've had this experience before, but that an army of publicists is trying to convince you it's something entirely new.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

O'Brien: Colbert 'right person' to do 'Late Show'

Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Conan, Drama, Los Angeles, CA, Education Etc., Prison

Hollywood Reporter

David Letterman Replacements: 17 Comedians and Hosts Who Might Land at 'Late Show'

Unlike recent free agent Jay Leno, CBS has no heir apparent waiting in the wings for Letterman's retirement in 2015.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Late Late Show, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, Emmy Awards

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Kevin Costner Talks New Film Draft Day on 'Tonight'

Kevin Costner stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to tell Jimmy what sold him on making his new film Draft Day, opening in theaters today.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

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