Tonight Show

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 1986 file photo, comedian David Brenner hosts avant garde fusion musician Frank Zappa, center, and his children, Dweezil, left, and Moon Unit, during a taping of Brenner's "Nightlife" talk show in New York. On Saturday, March 15, 2014, publicist Jeff Abraham announced Brenner has died at the age of 78. (AP Photo/David Bookstaver)

Comedian David Brenner, ‘Tonight’ favorite, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Brenner, the gangly, toothy-grinned “Tonight Show” favorite whose brand of observational comedy became a staple for other standup comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Reiser, died Saturday. He was 78. […]

03/15/2014

Jay Leno

Key dates in Jay Leno’s life and career

Jay Leno will step aside as “Tonight Show” host and be replaced by Jimmy Fallon. Leno has hosted the iconic late-night talk show for 22 years. Have a look at our Leno timeline.

02/06/2014

President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jay Leno during a commercial break during the taping of his appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Leno: 2nd ‘Tonight’ exit is quits for late-night

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year “Tonight Show” run that draws to a close Thursday. Instead, he […]

02/03/2014

President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jay Leno during a commercial break during the taping of his appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

NBC developing Johnny Carson miniseries

  NEW YORK (AP) — The late Johnny Carson is coming back to NBC. The network said Thursday that it is developing a miniseries based on the life of the talk show host, who ruled […]

09/19/2013

This Dec. 29, 1957 file photo, shows Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence, both 22, on their wedding day in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/File)

Eydie Gorme, popular singer, dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84. Gorme, who also had a […]

08/10/2013

Jimmy Fallon and his wife Nancy Juvonen. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Jimmy Fallon: We had baby via surrogate

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon says he and his wife had their baby daughter with the help of a surrogate. Winnie Rose Fallon, the daughter of the NBC late-night comic and his wife, Nancy […]

08/09/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Central Missouri in  Warrensburg, Mo., Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama expected to discuss economic proposals on ‘Tonight Show’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama is expected to discuss his proposals to simplify the tax code for businesses and increase federal spending on infrastructure and community colleges on an appearance on “The Tonight […]

08/06/2013

President Barack Obama, second from right, leaves Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for a weekend in Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Happy Birthday, Mr. President: Obama turns 52

WASHINGTON (AP) — Instead of “Hail to the Chief,” President Barack Obama is most likely hearing strains of “Happy Birthday” this weekend. Obama turns 52 on Sunday and is spending part of the day at […]

08/04/2013

Jimmy Fallon and his wife Nancy Juvonen. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Jimmy Fallon talks new-fatherhood on ‘Late Night’

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t quite a royal proclamation, but Jimmy Fallon shared the name of his family’s new addition: Winnie Rose. Fallon joked in his “Late Night” monologue Wednesday that he hasn’t had […]

07/25/2013

Eliot Spitzer, former New York Governor running for New York City Comptroller. (AP Photo)

Spitzer tells Leno he cares about public service

NEW YORK (AP) – Eliot Spitzer, whose 2008 resignation as New York’s governor amid a prostitution scandal provided no shortage of fuel for gibes to late-night TV comics, ventured into the lion’s den Friday, appearing […]

07/13/2013

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