Jay Leno Ends His NBC Prime-Time Experiment

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK — Jay Leno ushered out one of television’s biggest flops without sentiment on Tuesday, the final night of a prime-time experiment doomed by bad ratings and bad vibes. Leno told a few barbed jokes about ‘The Jay Leno Show,’ and Donald Trump told him “you’re fired.” Leno […]

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Jay Leno Explains His Super Bowl Commercial

On his show Monday night, Jay Leno detailed how he came to participate in the Super Bowl commercial that also starred David Letterman and Oprah Winfrey (watch it here). “Letterman and I hadn’t seen each other in over 18 years,” Leno explained. “We lost touch. He found me on Facebook. He made a friend request, […]

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What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK: ‘Past Life‘ (9pm ET on Fox) Have you ever experienced deja vu or met someone you thought seemed familiar? Do you believe in karma, fate or love at first sight? This new drama series highlights an unlikely pair of past-life detectives who investigate whether what is happening to you today is the result […]

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‘Jay Leno’ Gets A Makeover

NBC’s programming line-up isn’t the only thing getting a do-over. Jay Leno is getting an extreme makeover – or at least the set of his embattled series is. When the comedian returns to his old job as host of ‘The Tonight Show‘ in March, he will remain in the original Burbank set where he’s taped […]

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Report: Conan Was Cheaper to Lose Than Leno

It should come as no surprise that money played a big factor in NBC’s decision to boot Conan O’Brien from its late-night lineup — O’Brien’s $32.5 million severance package is a pittance when compared to the reportedly $150 million NBC would have had to pay Jay Leno had his contract been tossed out. Seems Leno […]

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Kimmel Spoof: Ken Burns’ Late-Night War

Director Ken Burns missed the mark by tackling national parks in his latest PBS series. Had the director of such documentaries as ‘The Civil War’ and ‘Baseball’ consulted Jimmy Kimmel, he might have realized that NBC’s late-night war was ripe for the picking. ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live‘ spoofed Burns and his recognizable documentary style in […]

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Last Night’s Late Night

Did you go to sleep early and miss last night’s late night shows? Don’t fret, you can catch the best segments right here. Below, you’ll find the funniest monologues, the best interviews, and the cleverest bits from the nighttime chat shows. We’ve got all the bases covered, including David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Craig […]

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Leno Disses Dave’s Wife in Late-Night Low-Blow

Jay Leno may be returning to host ‘The Tonight Show’ March 1st, but before he departs prime-time, the stand-up comedian is making sure to throw a few good punches at David Letterman, even if they are below the belt. Letterman began bashing Leno when the feud between NBC, Leno and Conan O’Brien went public, saying […]

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