Inside the Last Days of Late Night with Conan O'Brien
The elevators open on the sixth floor of 30 Rockefeller Center to reveal a hallway full of activity. We're hours away from another taping of NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien (not to mention test shows underway in an adjacent studio for Jimmy Fallon!). Three floors up on nine, where O'Brien and the writers work, however, the mood feels decidedly different. It's almost as if it's the last week of high school. Make that the funniest high school in America, and most of the students don't know how... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon Conference Call
The Apiary was fortunate enough to jump on the Jimmy Fallon conference call this afternoon. We got one question and a follow-up, so we thought to ask a little about A.D. Miles, one of our favorite local comics who recently was named head writer for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Our second question was about how Jimmy manifested his own video-blogging destiny with Jarrett's Room on SNL. [Read More]
De Niro, Van Morrison first Jimmy Fallon guests
If Jimmy Fallon is nervous about the premiere of his new gig as "Late Night" host, he'll have show-biz heavyweights Robert De Niro and Van Morrison to lean on. They'll be the guests for Fallon's March 2 debut hosting the NBC late-night show. [Read More]
The Roots say Fallon gig `enabled us to survive'
?uestlove has heard the warnings about the Roots becoming a late-show band. He says his friend saxophonist Branford Marsalis — who abruptly quit his gig as Jay Leno's musical foil in the early 1990s — cautioned against the move: "You'll be neutered!" [Read More]
The New Late Night War Like World War II But Without Nazis
It's been a competitive and shaky few months in the world of late night television. As Conan packs his bags for LA, Leno cements himself into primetime, and Jimmy Fallon builds his move into late night, NBC's hosting shifts are changing comedy dynamics across the board. [Read More]
Max Weinberg WILL join Conan O'Brien in L.A.
"Max and the band will be joining us out in LA!!! That's right, baby! You know what that means: GET READY FOR SOME SWEET LA MW7 ACTION!! With all that sun, LaBamba is gonna have to wear TWO hats!!" [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Wants To Move - Earlier! - Parez Hilton Interview
"I will do this as long as I can or I want to. Does anybody ever do anything successfully after they've hosted a talk show? Doesn't seem like it. Do a show in Vegas every once in a while? Really what I want more than anything is to consistently make great pizzas in my backyard." [Read More]
Top 10 ways to ease the pain of Conan's final week
This is it, everyone. It's down to the final 3 episodes of Late Night with Conan O'Brien. While we all question our own mortality as it relates to late night television, here are 10 ways to keep our minds occupied as the end creeps near. [Read More]
'Jimmy Fallon' finds head writer - A.D. Miles
With less than a month to go before launch, "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" has found its head writer: scribe-thesp A.D. Miles. [Read More]
Late Night with Conan O'Brien auctions off pieces of the set
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is auctioning off pieces of the set to benefit the House to Home Project. H2H is a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide families restarting their lives after a natural disaster with the basic furnishings that makes a house a home. [Read More]