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Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon (AP Photo)

Producer: NY is best home for Fallon’s ‘Tonight’

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.

04/16/2013

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

Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon (AP Photo)

Insider analysis on Leno leaving Tonight

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.

04/03/2013

Jay Leno (AP Photo)

Leno to leave NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ next spring

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.

04/03/2013

Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon in video, courtesy of NBC / AP.

Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon join to sing of ‘Tonight’ turmoil

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!

04/02/2013

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

Jimmy Kimmel

Kimmel beats Letterman in 1st night head-to-head

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” has gotten a warm welcome on its first night airing 30 minutes earlier.

01/09/2013

David Letterman

Letterman says he sees psychiatrist weekly

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.

01/07/2013

Traffic alert: Obama returns to L.A.

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 […]

10/22/2012

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