Conan O’Brien

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Watch: Conan’s Team Coco Combats Drought With Comedy

Have you cut back on your water use since Governor Brown urged Californians to in the face of the record drought?  Not many of us have. So now officials are hoping that poking a little […]

08/11/2014

President Barack Obama, right, gets a hug from movie director Steven Spielberg after Obama was presented with the USC Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity award as he attends the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Obama received an award from the foundation created by Spielberg and planned to spend three days in California where he will raise money for the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama hangs with Spielberg, Springsteen at benefit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Obama shared a table with Steven Spielberg and Bruce Springsteen at a benefit dinner, but broke away to chat with Barbra Streisand and Samuel L. Jackson. The president was the […]

05/08/2014

Conan O’Brien calls horse race at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Conan O’Brien brought his humor to the announcing booth at Santa Anita, calling a race that likely left fans wondering exactly which horse had won. The late night comic took over […]

10/25/2013

Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon (AP Photo)

Has NBC learned transition lessons?

The network announced Wednesday what has been rumored for the past several weeks: Leno will leave the job he’s had most of the time since 1992, to be replaced by “Late Night” host Fallon. The late-night franchise is also returning to its roots, leaving California for a New York studio.

04/04/2013

Comedian George Lopez (AP Photo)

Lopez says late night hosting days are behind him

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Comedian George Lopez says he has no desire to return to the late-night talk show scene amid the latest rumors of a “Tonight” show shakeup.

03/28/2013

Jay Leno

Leno makes meal of NBC bosses in monologue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Leno is keeping up a comedy assault on his NBC bosses even after being treated to a make-nice dinner. During his monologue Friday, the “Tonight Show” host asked his Burbank studio audience if they’d heard about his “alleged feud” with NBC.

03/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Piling on

Seems the late night comedians had to take their shots at the Super Bowl and the related stories.

02/07/2013

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel moves to late-night’s sweet spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) – During production of his final post-midnight show, Jimmy Kimmel announced he will be playing in the same league as veterans Jay Leno and David Letterman, starting Tuesday with guests Jennifer Aniston and No Doubt.

01/07/2013

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