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Here’s Conan’s Quit Letter

It was reported Thursday that in the wake of poor ratings for ‘The Jay Leno Show,’ NBC will move his show back to the 11:35 time slot, and then start Conan O’Brien’s ‘Tonight Show’ at midnight – though it’s a little weird to start the ‘Tonight Show’ at a time when it’s no longer tonight. […]

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Conan O’Brien Hits RedHead; Expected Back Tonight

“Tonight” show host Conan O’Brien spent the weekend recovering from an accident – after the redhead’s enormous head got in the way of a show stunt. In a statement O’Brien released to NBC: “Last thing I remember I was enjoying the play with Mrs. Lincoln, and the next thing I knew I was in bed […]

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Oprah Makes a Lot of Money, Part 389: Tops Best-Paid Talk Show Hosts

Forbes has released its annual list of the the ten highest-paid talk show hosts on television. Number 1 was, duh, Oprah. Of the $568 million banked by the combined top ten, almost half came ($275 million) came from Oprah. Even other people on the list, like Dr. Phil (#2 with $80 million) and Rachel Ray […]

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Jay Leno’s New Show’s Selling Point is That There’s Not Much Jay Leno

Jay Leno, head-to-toe denim afficionado and owner of 25% of the world’s automobiles, is returning to NBC soon with an hour-long program to help hasten the demise of scripted television. But it won’t be a Tonight Show retread – Conan O’Brien will still be the network’s premier provider of interviews with actors who don’t want to be there. […]

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William Shatner Does Sarah Palin; Throws Down Alaskan Poetry

Look out Tina Fey – William Shatner wants your act! The Star Trek legend went on Conan the other night to throw down some beat poetry – AKA the former GOP Vice President candidate Sarah Palin’s crazy farewell speech. Quotes Shatner: “Here Mother Nature wins – and it is as throughout all Alaska that big […]

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Bruno Does Conan

Bruno hit up The Tonight Show with Conan O’brien last night, the same night that he held his movie premiere in Hollywood. The film, which debuts on July 10 features a segment where Latoya Jackson is interviewed by Bruno and he tries to get her to talk like her brother, Michael. Due to the circumstances […]

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Conan Premieres to Negative Reviews.

The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien premiered last night on NBC  and the reviews are all returning as mostly negative. But why?   I understood when there were negative reviews for the first episode of Jimmy Fallon, who had never hosted a show like this before, but Conan O’Brien?   The man has been doing Late Night […]

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