Conan O'Brien has every right to be mad, and every right to walk | TV Barn
The lesson of the last few days is that Conan O'Brien does not buy into the Jay Leno School of Positive Thinking. [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]
Jay Leno - Too awful to watch, now or later | Salon
NBC execs promised the comedian's talk show would be "DVR-proof." They were right. [Read More]
NBC to Conan O'Brien -- The Choice Is Yours - midnight or leave | TMZ
NBC has given Conan O'Brien the option to either do his show from midnight to 1 or leave the network, sources tell TMZ. As TMZ first reported, after the Olympics, Jay Leno will get his 11:30 PM time period back. We're told network execs have told Conan they will let him decide if he wants the midnight to 1:00 AM time slot. If he does, Leno's show will only be a half hour. If Conan walks, Leno will get a full hour, informed sources tell TMZ. [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]
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon cuts the "fax" line on freelancers, cites WGA? | the comic's comic
If you were one of the lucky ones, you got your name added to the fax lists, and you, too, could submit jokes on a daily basis to Johnny Carson, David Letterman, Jay Leno, and even Saturday Night Live. Well, that's no longer the case in 2010 for freelancers to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, because they all received this new year's mass rejection letter, which cited "WGA restrictions" for cutting them loose. [Read More]
New York Times' Bill Carter To Write 'Late Shift' follow-up? | Deadline Hollywood
If you think The New York Times television reporter Bill Carter's usual suck-up coverage of the small screen biz has been even more fawning than usual to The Powers And Entertainers That Be, this is why: Carter is doing another book. carterHe made the deal with Viking's Rick Kot during the summer and the 6-figure contract was recently signed. Though Carter is claiming it's not a sequel to his 1992's The Late Shift, he's been "telling everyone" since the summer "that he's having access to all the... [Read More]
Andy Richter - "I am very happy to be here with all of my writer nerds" | TV Squad
I am very happy to be here with all of my writer nerds, and my big, red-haired writer nerd, and do a silly little comedy show five days a week. It's great. [Read More]