BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — NBC’s “Tonight Show” is moving back to New York because it’s the right place for its next host, producer Lorne Michaels said Tuesday. Jimmy Fallon has “the energy of the city,” said Michaels.
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.
Listen to this audio clip as Bob McCormick talks with industry insiders about Jay Leno leaving The Tonight Show, and the possible financial impact of the show moving to New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Leno says he will be leaving NBC’s “Tonight Show” next spring, to be replaced by Jimmy Fallon. Leno announced the move Wednesday in a news release.
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon poked fun at the late-night rumors swirling around them in a music video that aired between their back-to-back NBC shows Monday night. Watch the video!
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” has gotten a warm welcome on its first night airing 30 minutes earlier.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — David Letterman says he sees a psychiatrist once a week, part of his attempt to be the person he once believed he was. The late-night talk show host gave an extraordinary interview to Oprah Winfrey.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama will make a brief visit to the the Southland Wednesday, when he will appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” the White House announced today. Obama will […]