Andy Kindler’s State of the Comedy Industry 2015 at Just For Laughs Montreal
With a profile this week in The New York Times, do you think Andy Kindler might mention it in today's State of the Industry address at Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival? Do you think? What do you think. You're here reading this, so you know the answer. "I was profiled in The New York Times ... [Read More]
Howard Stern Warns David Letterman Against Inviting Leno to His Last 'Late Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Howard Stern's visit to last night's Late Show, where he wastes no time interrogating Letterman about the news that Late Show extended an invitation for Jay Leno to be a guest on the big finale next week: "Don't applaud that! Are you serious? Are you out of your min... [Read More]
Letterman Invites Leno on Late Show; Will He Visit?
Time is running out for Jay Leno to reunite with David Letterman in late night – and right now the ball is in Leno's court. [Read More]
David Letterman Sends Jay Leno an Invitation to Appear on 'Late Show'
by Megh Wright Longtime late night nemeses David Letterman and Jay Leno might have a chat before Letterman exits Late Show in May. TV Insider is reporting that reps from Late Show have reached out to Leno with an invitation to appear as a guest on the show before it ends its run on CBS, but Leno has... [Read More]
Tenacious D bust out “Classico” for their final performance on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: This Week on TV
This is the Week of the Repeat. So for those of you who want to have the feeling of watching something in the moment as opposed to the recording off your DVR or a clip off the internet, this is your week! Some would say a best of, from the most recent months. Included, a […] Tenacious D bust ... [Read More]
Banging his own drum til the end: The finale of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Starting your final episode with a showstopping all-star musical number, and closing with an homage to three classic TV finales plus a callback to your first big break in American TV: Well, Craig Ferguson never did want to play by the rules or traditions of television, anyhow. He wanted to bang his ... [Read More]
Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages
Jay Leno will headline the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shot Show State of the Industry dinner, for which ticket packages run up to $1,250; individual tickets are $115-$135. The stand-up gig goes down Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, where the yearly annual ... [Read More]
Jay Leno performs stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Here's something you haven't seen in more than 22 years: Jay Leno performing his monologue in the middle of The Tonight Show instead of at the start of it. That's because 1) Leno is no longer hosting The Tonight Show, and 2) it's not his monologue, but rather, his stand-up set. Which you haven't see... [Read More]
Craig Ferguson's Final 'Late Late Show' Guest Is Jay Leno
by Megh Wright The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson has officially added its final guest for its farewell episode on December 19th. According to THR, Jay Leno is set as Ferguson guest on the final show, while some of Late Late Show's most frequently recurring guests — including Tim Meadows, ... [Read More]
Jay Leno is the Richard Nixon of comedy
Jay Leno struck this pose Sunday night while accepting the 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In doing so, Leno evoked the classic imagery of former President Richard M. Nixon, flashing the double V-for-Victory peace signs and declaring "I am not ... [Read More]