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Nbc And Conan Sign Divorce Papers

It's all over but the joking. NBC confirmed early today (Thursday) that it had reached a deal under which Conan O'Brien will leave the network after his final Tonight show on Friday. Reports indicated that...

O'brien Continues His Laugh Assault On Nbc Execs

Conan O'Brien continued to milk his own predicament at NBC for laughs Tuesday night, saying during his monologue, "I spent the afternoon at Universal Studios' amusement park, enjoying their brand-new ride, The Tunnel of Litigation."...

The Long (And Nasty?) Goodbye

NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker has told the Wall Street Journal that he was "very surprised and disappointed at how nasty" Conan O'Brien's reaction was to the decision to move his show to midnight. The...

Letterman's Alleged Extortionist To Stand Trial

The U.S. TV producer accused of blackmailing comedian DAVID LETTERMAN will be forced to stand trial - after a judge rejected his motion to dismiss the case.TV producer Robert Halderman was charged with attempted first...

Leno's 2004 Tonight Comments Are Replayed

Jay Leno's 2004 comments on NBC's announcement that he would be replaced as host of The Tonight Show in 2009 may be coming back to haunt him. Over the weekend, the website FunnyOrDIE.com dug out...

Zucker It Will All Blow Over

NBC chief Jeff Zucker has dismissed criticism that the wrangling over Jay Leno's imminent return to The Tonight Show and the forced departure of Conan O'Brien from the time period have left Leno damaged goods...

Conan's Exit Papers May Be Delivered Today

NBC is expected to announce as early as today (Monday) that Conan O'Brien will leave The Tonight Show on Friday and that Jay Leno will return as host of the late-night show on March 1,...

Nbc's Late-night Tumult Grows Nastier

NBC's critics were accusing network brass of speaking out of both sides of their mouths Thursday as the tumult over their late-night programming decisions grew louder. On the one hand, NBC Sports and Olympics Chairman...

'Humiliated' Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland suffered his "most humiliating moment" ever when he wore a dress on US TV on Wednesday (13.01.10).The '24' actor admitted to talk show host David Letterman that his green vintage ensemble was the...

Reports Conan Planning To Exit Nbc

Even as NBC executives remained stone silent on Conan O'Brien's stated refusal to go along with their plans to move The Tonight Show to 12 05 a.m., the Internet was rife with rumors about what...

Letterman "It's All About The Money"

David Letterman, who knows what it is like to have a run-in with NBC executives, got off what were arguably the most insightful comments about the Jay Leno-Conan O'Brien muddle Tuesday night. "Now, here's the...

Letterman Feels Heat Following Transgender Sketch

David Letterman, already under fire for revelations that he engaged in sexual relations with female staff members, came under renewed attack Wednesday following a sketch on Tuesday night's show about President Obama's decision to appoint...

Sherlock Holmes 2 In Jeopardy

Guy Ritchie's plans for a 'Sherlock Holmes' sequel are in jeopardy after Robert Downey Jr. claimed the character could be portrayed as gay.Andrea Plunket, who holds the US copyright to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary...

Sarah Jessica Parker's Son Misses Mole

Sarah Jessica Parker's son misses her mole.The 'Sex and the City' actress recently had the blemish from her chin removed when she had some time off from her filming commitments but admits seven-year-old James Wilkie...

Prosecutors: 'Letterman's Alleged Blackmailer Made Intent Clear'

DAVID LETTERMAN's alleged extortionist made his intentions to ruin the U.S. talk show host's career and personal life "crystal clear" when he approached the star about his sexual exploits, prosecutors have argued.TV producer Robert Halderman...

Kate Hudson Praises Nice A-rod

Kate Hudson says Alex Rodriguez is a "nice" guy.The 30-year-old actress - who stars in the new musical movie 'Nine' - is still refusing to disclose any details about her relationship with the American baseball...

Palestinian Shopkeeper Sues Baron Cohen For $110 Million

In the latest lawsuit filed against Borat/Bruno creator Sacha Baron Cohen, a Palestinian shopkeeper is claiming that he was falsely portrayed as a terrorist in Bruno , harming his reputation and business. The $110-million lawsuit,...

Nightline Now Beats Rivals Even Among Adults 18-49

ABC's Nightline, which once faced the threat of extinction if ABC made a deal to hire Jay Leno after he left the Tonight show, now finds itself not only beating David Letterman and Conan O'Brien...

Letterman Blasts Marriage Split Rumours

Talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN has slammed reports his wife threw him out of the family home following his live TV admission of extra-marital affairs.In October (09), the Late Show legend shocked America by revealing...

Cbs News Staffers Aiding Accused Letterman Blackmailer

Longtime CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Bob Arnot, a friend of accused David Letterman blackmailer Joe Halderman, is attempting to raise money among the network's news staff to help pay for Halderman's defense, the New...

Letterman's Alleged Blackmailer Wants Case Dismissed

A U.S. producer accused of blackmailing TV presenter DAVID LETTERMAN has urged a New York judge to dismiss the extortion charge against him because the case has been "sensationalised".Robert Halderman was charged with attempted first...

Scandal Fails To Hurt Letterman

The scandal that followed allegations that David Letterman was being blackmailed by a CBS News producer who claimed to have evidence that he had been having sexual relations with female staffers has not hurt the...

Leno He's Heard The Naysayers Before

Jay Leno is taking a been-there-done-that attitude toward negative media reaction to his new 10 00 p.m. variety/talk show. "I've been through this a number of times," he told Broadcasting & Cable magazine. He said...

Former Female Letterman Writer Speaks Out

A former female writer on David Letterman's talk show (when it aired on NBC) has claimed that not only was the talk show host having sexual relationships with female staffers at the time (1988) but...

Letterman Producer 'Threatened Tell-all Book'

The producer who allegedly threatened to expose DAVID LETTERMAN's affairs wanted to write a tell-all book filled with sordid details about the TV star's messy love life, according to U.S. reports.Robert 'Joe' Halderman has pleaded...

Cbs News Investigating Cbs Newsman

CBS News's chief investigative correspondent, Armen Keteyian, and his staff are working on a story about the alleged attempt by a CBS News producer, Joe Halderman, to blackmail David Letterman, the New York Observer reported...

College Vows To Protect Letterman Interns

Bosses at a college in Connecticut are set to implement a new scheme to protect student interns working on the DAVID LETTERMAN show.The talk show king was recently forced to confess a string of affairs...

Comics Ecalate Obama Spoofs

For the first time in memory, winning the Nobel Peace Prize has become the subject of late-night lampooning by TV talk-show hosts and Saturday Night Live . The latest comedy attack follows an SNL sketch...

Red Letter(man) Day For Feminists

Feminist groups have chimed in on the David Letterman scandal, with most of them demanding that CBS take some disciplinary action against the talk-show host. The National Organization for Women said that the scandal "sheds...

Nbc Thrown For A Loss In New Season

NBC, which showed off some muscle during the summer and then made a grand entrance into the new season with its new Jay Leno Show, Sunday Night Football, and the wind-up of America's Got Talent,...

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