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Letterman Zinged By Fellow Late-night Hosts

David Letterman got a taste of his own schtick from fellow late-night hosts and Saturday Night Live following his admission that he had had sex with members of his staff and was being blackmailed. Jay...

Will Comcast And Nbc Merge?

After initially expressing skepticism about a report that originated with Sharon Waxman's TheWrap.com, prominent business news media on Thursday confirmed from their own sources that General Electric, the principal owner of NBC Universal and Comcast,...

Another Traumatic Night For Nbc

NBC suffered another blow to its new-season lineup Monday night when its much publicized Trauma made its series debut with a fourth-place 4.3 rating and a 7 share. Perhaps of even greater concern, the Jay...

Abc's Nightline Continues Moving Up

NBC's late-night programming strategy -- handing over the Tonight show to Conan O'Brien and moving Jay Leno to 10 00 p.m. -- may have had the unintended effect of allowing ABC's Nightline to take the...

Abc's Flashforward Gets Off To A Fast Start

ABC's much-hyped FlashForward made a big flash in its debut on Thursday as it averaged 12.5 million viewers and beat CBS's usual winner in the 8 00 p.m. timeslot, Survivor , which rounded up 11.9...

Jay And Dave Continue To Battle Over Guests

They may no longer be on the air opposite one another but the competition for A-list guests between David Letterman and Jay Leno is growing more intense, Chicago Sun-Times TV columnist Bill Zwecker reported today...

Nbc's Peacock Struts Again

Thanks to Jay Leno and football, NBC dominated last week's ratings unlike anytime (outside of the Olympics) since the glory days of Must See TV. Sunday Night Football scored the top ratings of the week...

Leno's Numbers Plummet

NBC, which had much to cheer about last week as more than 18 million viewers tuned in for the debut of the Jay Leno Show , must have been stunned after getting word today that...

Halle Berry Blasts Pregnancy Rumours

Halle Berry has denied she is pregnant.The 43-year-old actress - who has 18-month-old daughter Nahla with partner Gabriel Aubry - insists any hint of a baby bump is actually excess weight caused by feasting on...

Leno's Got Ratings

Helped by a strong America's Got Talent finale as its lead-in, the new Jay Leno Show drew solid ratings once again on Wednesday. Talent, which averaged 15.52 million viewers between 8 00 p.m. and 10...

Sky-high Lover Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise "excels" at sex.The 'Wichita' actor made the admission when he was asked about his performance during an appearance on a US talk show alongside his co-star Cameron Diaz.Host Jay Leno asked: "I know...

Football Draws Cable's Biggest Audience Of Year

Monday night's Jay Leno Show wasn't the only TV show that generated big ratings on that night. On cable, ESPN's Monday Night Football opened the football season with a doubleheader that produced the two biggest...

Leno Scores Again In Second Inning

The second night of The Jay Leno show averaged 10.74 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnights. That was down from a final figure of 18.42 million for the show's opener on Monday -- but it...

Leno's New Show Leaves Critics Cold

At the beginning of Hank Stuever's review of The Jay Leno Show in the Washington Post , he writes, "It's like going to bed really early. It feels old." He concludes it by remarking, "And...

Leno -- The New Is Old, Say Critics

After months of intense promotion for the "all new" Jay Leno Show, the show finally debuted Monday night, with 17.56 million viewers tuning in to see what Leno and company had come up with. Critics...

Kanye West 'Ashamed' Of Mtv Outburst

Kanye West is "ashamed" that he "stepped all over" Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards.The rapper ran onto the stage during the 'Love Story' singer's Best Female Video acceptance speech, snatched her microphone...

West 'To Take Time Out' Over Swift Controversy

KANYE WEST was full of remorse as he apologised a third time for ruining TAYLOR SWIFT's MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech - admitting to U.S. talk show host JAY LENO he needs to "take...

West 'To Take Time Out' Over Swift Controversy

KANYE WEST was full of remorse as he apologised a third time for ruining TAYLOR SWIFT's MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech - admitting to U.S. talk show host JAY LENO he needs to "take...

West 'To Take Time Out' Over Swift Controversy

KANYE WEST was full of remorse as he apologised a third time for ruining TAYLOR SWIFT's MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech - admitting to U.S. talk show host JAY LENO he needs to "take...

All Eyes On Leno Tonight

Jay Leno is expected to draw huge ratings tonight (Monday) for the launch of his Jay Leno Show , with Jerry Seinfeld as his first guest. The question throughout the industry is, how big will...

Leno Fans To Become Product Placements At Football Game

Talk about "product placement!" NBC plans to promote its own product, the debut of the new Jay Leno Show on Monday, during its season debut of Sunday Night Football by strategically placing fans wearing face...

Leno "Tv Is Ultimately A Disappointing Business"

Jay Leno insists that he doesn't worry about the possibility that his new TV series will fail. In an interview with Sunday's Boston Globe , Leon remarked, "You just do the best you can do....

Late-night Tv Settles Into A Groove

After an early period of see-sawing ratings, the competition between David Letterman and Conan O'Brien is falling into a nightly pattern that is relatively unaffected by repeats of either of the late-night shows' hosts, the...

Leno To Showcase New Talent -- But Not Just Standup Comics

Jay Leno says he intends to provide a showcase for new comedy talent on his nightly NBC show after it debuts on Sept. 14 -- but not necessarily newcomers who are adept at doing stand-up...

Nightline Wins Again

Chalk up another wild-card victory for ABC's Nightline. The late-night news show beat both CBS's The Late Show With David Letterman and NBC's The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien in total viewers last week and...

Leno Gets A Pass From Wga

In a case of being conspicuous by omission, Jay Leno has been cleared of violating the Writers Guild's rules when he wrote his monologue during the WGA strike that began in November 2007 and ended...

Leno Cleared Of Violating Writers Strike Rules

U.S. talk show host JAY LENO has been cleared of breaking the Writers Guild of America's (WGA) rules during strike action last year (08).The WGA investigated allegations that Leno violated the Hollywood union's 100-day strike...

Uprfront Network Sales Plunge 22 Percent

The upfront buying season for the networks' fall primetime programs has ended, with sales down 22 percent to $7.2 billion from $9.25 billion a year ago, according to trade reports. But given the fact that...

Rihanna Faces The Public

Rihanna is to perform in public for the first time since being attacked by Chris Brown six months ago.The 'Umbrella' singer will appear on the 'The Jay Leno Show' on September 14, alongside hip-hop stars...

Leno "I'm Not Here To Save Nbc"

Jay Leno won't be trying to replicate the Tonight show when his nightly variety show begins airing next month, he told the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena Wednesday. Most obvious his desk will...

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