Robert Smigel and Dino Stamatopoulos get crunk reminiscing on launching Conan for Late Night | the comic's comic
Smigel not only was the first head writer for Late Night with Conan O'Brien. he and Stamatopoulos talk a little bit about that -- Dino was Smigel's first hire -- as well as their humble beginnings in comedy. Also, how they came up with the word "crunk" before it became popular for something else. I [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel takes a late-night TV question from Carson Daly | the comic's comic
here is something from last night's edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live, in which Kimmel took questions from the audience about the possible reshuffling of everyone not on CBS. Says a lot that this is where Carson Daly had to go to make people remember that he still has a show. [Read More]
Watch Conan O'Brien's first public response to Jay Leno, rumors, NBC in "Sometime Show" monologue | the comic's comic
Here it is, fresh off of the Internet, Conan O'Brien talks about Jay Leno, NBC and late-night reshuffling rumors in his Tonight Show monologue -- or as Conan said tonight, "The Sometime At Night Show with Some White Guy." [Read More]
Film Vault Friday - Leno's unemployment plan | Third Beat
If NBC makes the right decision, grows a pair, and cans Leno, don't worry — our old pal Jay will be just fine! He has a plan for "if I get fired tomorrow…", as seen in the fantastic 2002 documentary Comedian with Jerry Seinfeld: [Read More]
Jay Leno mocks NBC, cancellation rumors in tonight's monologue | the comic's comic
Sometimes you have to love a comedian for going on TV and giving it to his/her bosses; other times, you think what kind of nerve this guy has. [Read More]
NBC appears ready to pull Leno from prime time | Baltimore Sun
After only four months, NBC looks like it might be ready to pull the plug on its misguided move of Jay Leno to prime time. A new latenight lineup, as first reported here by, involves Leno returning to latenight where he was king. He would likely start back in with a half hour show airing weeknights at 11:35 p.m. on March 1 after the Winter Olympics. [Read More]
While you wondered if NBC was quitting Jay Leno, Jonathan Ross announced he was quitting the BBC | the comic's comic
While NBC put out a statement saying Leno was not canceled, but hey, they know they got some fixin' to do over there at Burbank.. a popular late-night TV guy really did announce today that he was calling it quits, as in Jonathan Ross and his Friday-night BBC chat show! [Read More]