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Ailes Signals Conan Will Be Welcomed At Fox

Roger Ailes appears to be a Conan O'Brien fan. Ailes, who is particularly well known for steering Fox News, but who is also chairman of Twentieth Television and Fox Television Stations, told Sunday's Chicago Tribune...

Look Who's Tailing Jay Now

The Tonight Show was the late-night champ for the fifth week in a row last week, drawing 4.20 million viewers. But it all amounted to something of a pyrrhic victory, inasmuch as its ratings were...

Cohen & Letterman Seek To Dismiss Bruno Lawsuit

Lawyers representing SACHA BARON COHEN and DAVID LETTERMAN have moved to dismiss a $110 million (£73 million) lawsuit against them by arguing the case cannot be processed in the U.S. because two of the parties...

Leno Extends His Lead Over Letterman

After barely edging out David Letterman for two weeks following his triumphant return as host of NBC's The Tonight Show, Jay Leno began lengthening his lead in week 3, according to Nielsen Media Research. Leno...

Cbs And Fox Dominate Ratings

Once again, judging from Nielsen's top ten list, it looked like a two-horse ratings race last week as Fox landed the top two spots with its two editions of American Idol and CBS took the...

Ferguson Why Conan Bombed On Tonight

Craig Ferguson apparently thinks he has figured out why Conan O'Brien failed to succeed as Jay Leno's successor on The Tonight Show. "Look at the terrible thing that happened to Conan when Conan tried to...

South Park Spoofs Sexaholics, Wins Big Ratings

The season debut of the animated South Park on Comedy Central Wednesday night drew 3.7 million viewers, making it the best season opener for the show in 11 years. The subject matter may have helped...

Nbc's Ratings Rise At 10 00 P.m.

Since abandoning its experiment with The Jay Leno Show during primetime, NBC has remained in last place among the major networks in the 10 00 p.m. hour, but its ratings have risen by nearly half...

Letterman And Kimmel Gang Up On Leno Again

Two late-night talk show hosts, CBS's David Letterman and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel, got together on Letterman's show Tuesday and lamented the fact that they no longer had NBC's Jay Leno to kick around anymore since...

Jennifer Aniston's Trunk Trauma

Jennifer Aniston was left panicked when she was locked in a car trunk.The 40-year-old actress admits she was horrified when crew on her latest movie 'The Bounty Hunter' briefly left the set while she was...

Dave And Jay Running Neck-and-neck

David Letterman had been expected to beat Jay Leno in the ratings for the second night in a row Tuesday following a plea deal by former CBS-TV news producer Joe Halderman to plead guilty to...

Jessica Simpson Cares For Mayer

Jessica Simpson will always care about John Mayer.The singer-and-actress - who dated the 'Gravity' singer for nine months before splitting in May 2007 - admits she still has feelings for him even after he discussed...

Andy Richter Still Angry About Leno

There's no lack of ill will remaining in the wake of the debacle that wound up with Conan O'Brien exiting The Tonight Show and Jay Leno taking over. Appearing as a guest host on Tuesday's...

Letterman Grateful Extortion Case Is Over

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN is grateful authorities brought the man who tried to blackmail him to justice - telling viewers the case was handled "professionally, skillfully and appropriately."TV producer Robert Halderman was charged with...

Letterman's Extortionist Pleads Guilty

The U.S. TV producer accused of blackmailing comedian DAVID LETTERMAN has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation after pleading guilty to one count of grand larceny in the second degree.TV...

Seinfeld's Marriage Ref Debuts With Strong Ratings

It may have received nothing but disparaging reviews after a preview outing during the Winter Olympics' finale a week ago, but the Jerry Seinfeld-produced The Marriage Ref got off to a solid start in the...

Seinfeld To Guest With Letterman When Leno Returns To Tonight

Two days after NBC announced a strong guest list for the first two weeks of Jay Leno's return to the Tonight show, CBS revealed an equally strong lineup for next week's Late Show with David...

Mysterious Wedding Planner Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson says planning her wedding to Ryan Reynolds was like conducting a "drug deal".The actress - who married the 'Adventureland' actor in an intimate ceremony on Vancouver Island, Canada, in September 2008 - admits...

Ring Designer Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie designed her own engagement ring.The TV star - who revealed her betrothal to Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden during an appearance on 'The Late Show With David Letterman' this week - worked with...

Father-of-the-bride Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie can't wait to walk daughter Nicole down the aisle.The 'All Night Long' singer is thrilled the reality TV star is to tie the knot with Joel Madden - with who she has two...

Nicole Richie Engaged

Nicole Richie is getting married. The socialite confirmed yesterday (15.02.10) that she is officially engaged to her rocker boyfriend Joel Madden - with whom she has daughter Harlow, two, and five-month-old son Sparrow - when...

Letterman Gains From O'brien's Departure

The end of live Tonight show broadcasts with Conan O'Brien has given a big boost to NBC's rivals. On CBS last week, Late Show with David Letterman attracted 4.5 million viewers, up 18 percent versus...

Jennifer Garner Gives Dolphin Aquatic Ecstasy

Jennifer Garner once brought a dolphin to orgasm.The 37-year-old actress was researching a role for TV show 'Fantasy Island', in which a dolphin turns into a girl, but admits the friendly mammal got a little...

Why Would Jay Appear In A Promo For Dave?

People were still scratching their heads over the appearance of Jay Leno with Oprah Winfrey in a promotional ad for David Letterman's show during Sunday's Super Bowl telecast. On his Jay Leno Show , which...

Letterman's Sidekick Hospitalised

DAVID LETTERMAN's TV sidekick was hospitalised on Monday (08Feb10) after a game of catch on the show went awry.The U.S. talk show host was enjoying a break during the taping of The Late Show with...

Leno And Letterman -- Together Again

Aside from the victory of the New Orleans Saints in Sunday's Super Bowl game, the biggest surprise of the night came in a 15-second CBS promotional spot for Late Show with David Letterman, which included...

Nightline Rolls Over Late-night Comics

Forget Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, and David Letterman. The real champion in late-night television is now ABC's Nightline . For the week of January 25, the news magazine anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and...

Woman Joins Letterman's Writing Staff

Four months after Nell Scovell, a former writer on David Letterman's show, revealed in a Vanity Fair article that she left the show because of the sexual environment apparent in Letterman's production company -- leaving...

G.e. Profit Loss Not So Bad As Expected

General Electric, NBC Universal's corporate parent until its deal with Comcast is completed, today (Friday) reported a 19-percent decline in fourth-quarter profit, an amount that was well below the expectations of most analysts, who had...

Conan Likely To Get Huge Send-off Tonight

Conan O'Brien is expected to draw a massive audience for his final appearance as host of The Tonight Show tonight -- the last night he will be able to fire humorous insults at NBC executives...

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