And lo, the tenure of 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' has come to an end once again, leaving Jay to walk off into that darling sunset with Jimmy Fallon waiting in the wings and a bitter Conan O'Brien making the only jokes. Jay's first-ever guest Billy Crystal joined the late-night host last night to bookend the run, bringing with him a cavalcade of guest stars to send Jay off in style before the big man himself finally said goodbye!
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Just a few weeks' time will see the late night landscape dramatically shift, as 'Late Night' host Jimmy Fallon finally takes the 'Tonight Show' throne from Jay Leno, and 'SNL' veteran Seth Meyers joins 'Late Night' in his wake. Fallon has tapped cinema icon Will Smith and Irish rockers U2 for his inaugural 'Tonight Show' gig, but who will join Seth Meyers on the couch?
Before his many Emmy Award nominees for his hit FX series 'Louie,' comedian Louis CK wrote and directed a movie that nobody saw. No, not 'Pootie Tang,' another movie that no one saw. It was 1998 and Louis made his directorial debut with a movie titled 'Tomorrow Night.' Despite being accepted to the Sundance Film Festival and boasting a cast that included Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Conan O'Brien, JB Smoove, Wanda Sykes and more, the film was never released and few people ever saw it. Until now!
A few weeks from now, the late-night TV landscape will look drastically different, what with current 'Late Night' host Jimmy Fallon taking over 'The Tonight Show' from Jay Leno, while 'SNL''s resident Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers graduates to 'Late Night' in turn. The first promos for these takeovers have emerged, but will everything be ready in time for opening night?
Quentin Tarantino went on 'The Tonight Show' last night to promote the upcoming hardcover version of the 'Django Unchained' comic books, and while there, Jay Leno asked the million dollar question: what will Quentin's next film be? Starting with, "I've never told anyone about this publicly," Tarantino spilled some details on his upcoming project.
Well, there's no stopping the train now, knock on wood. It will be some months until reigning late night king Jay Leno abdicates the 'Tonight Show' throne to Jimmy Fallon, changing the title to 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in the process, but at long last, Leno finally has his official February exit date.
With the dust from the purported "Late Night Wars" now settled, 'SNL' vet and 'Late Show' host Jimmy Fallon is set to take over 'The Tonight Show' from Jay Leno come spring 2014, but what changes to the franchise can fans expect? Apart from the major move from Los Angeles back to New York, what other modifications has Fallon made to 'The Tonight Show'?
Late last night we heard rumors that former '30 Rock' star Alec Baldwin had entered negotiations with NBC for a late-night talk show of his own, potentially filling the slot currently occupied by 'The Voice' host Carson Daly's own series 'Last Call.' Now, NBC has reportedly renewed 'Last Call' with Carson Daly for a 13th season, but does it put to bed any future with Alec Baldwin?
Alec Baldwin's post '30 Rock' future has always proved something of a mystery, with persistent rumors of a political career as the actor continues his run on Broadway's 'Orphans,' but could his own late-night talk show be in the works? Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' promotion will definitely shake up NBC's late-night stable, so find out if
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Amazingly enough, given all the 'Tonight Show' commotion of late surrounding Jimmy Fallon's triumphant ascent to the throne vacated by Jay Leno in 2014, and most people are turning to Conan O'Brien for a reaction. TBS's 'Conan' host had famously won the coveted 'Tonight Show' hosting job in 2009, only to have it snatched away from a returning Leno, so what does Conan himself have to say on the latest shocker from NBC?