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Web Buzz: Tuesday February 18, 2014

A ton of chatter about the premiere of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Monday night rating reportedly show 11.3 million viewers stayed up for the midnight broadcast, according to The Hollywood Reporter. I watched and was disappointed. I’ve seen Fallon on “Late Night” and thought he was a pretty good host. Hipper and more into the pop culture scene than Jay Leno, but just as likeable. Last night, Fallon seemed nervous, gushing about being the new “Tonight Show” host and dishing out way too much humble... Read More →

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Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon to do “Today Show” interview

  Once again, outgoing “Tonight Show” host, Jay Leno, is caught up in another battle. This time it’s the dueling interviews. First out of the gate,  CBS putting out a teaser about Leno going one-on-one with Steve Kroft on “60 minutes” and talking about getting the boot from the “Tonight Show” not once, but twice! That’s coming up this Sunday. Then late this afternoon, NBC posted an announcement saying Leno and incoming “Tonight Show” host, Jimmy Fallon, would be doing their first joint interview... Read More →

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Jay Leno talks about being dumped from the “Tonight Show”

  Jay Leno’s days behind the desk of  the “Tonight Show” are number. His last day is February 6. This Sunday on CBS, Leno speaks out about how it feels to be kicked to the curb by NBC. As you might remember,  the veteran talk show host was booted from the “Tonight Show” previously in 2009. Despite being pushed aside once again, Leno gives props to in-coming “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon. More on The Wrap, including a video teaser for Leno’s appearance on... Read More →

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Who are the most desirable and undesirable celebrity neighbors?

Future “Tonight Show” host, Jimmy Fallon, is getting some kudos today from an unlikely source. The “Late Night” host topped the list of most desirable celebrity neighbors for 2014. In the seventh annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor survey, for the online real estate data company Zillow, Fallon got 11 percent of the favorite vote — mostly from young adults. For the Ipsos poll, a national sampling of 1,023 people over the age of 18 were quizzed earlier this month. “It’s been a landmark year for Jimmy Fallon. He had his first... Read More →

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Jay Leno to exit “The Tonight Show” next February

It’s official “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” will be ending on Thursday, February 6, 2014, according to Deadline.  The talk show’s executive producer, Debbie Vickers, reportedly made the announcement to staffers today. Also, the cast and crew will be paid until Leno’s contract runs out in September 2014. Leno’s replacement, Jimmy Fallon, is set to take over the “Tonight Show” on Monday, February 24. Once Leno takes his final bow, the “Tonight Show” will move to New York. Meanwhile, Leno continues to beat the competition in late... Read More →

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It’s official: NBC kicks Jay Leno out of prime time

It’s a mess. That’s about the nicest way to describe the situation that NBC finds itself in right now with three of its talk show hosts, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, and Jimmy Fallon. Rumors of the demise of Jay Leno’s low rated prime time talk show have been swirling around for a while. Then last week, those rumors, all over the Internet and elsewhere, became a firestorm, fueled by leaks that Leno was headed back to late night. Today, Jeff Gaspin, chairman of NBC Universal Television Entertainment, made... Read More →

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