• Late night round-up: Adam Sandler, Nathan Macintosh, Jenny Zigrino, Byron Bowers

    Love was in the air this Valentine’s Day week on the late night talk shows. The lovey-dovey feelings even penetrated some of the stand-up sets this week. Jenny Zigrino shared some dating gaffes while Adam Sandler helped Jimmy Fallon celebrate five years on The Tonight Show with a little serenade. Nathan Macintosh and Byron Bowers, both late night vets, came in with great sets and tight jokes. All are certainly

    Read more

    Late night roundup: Joe List, Sam Morril, Matthew Broussard

    It was a man’s week on the late night shows—but these dudes more than paid their dues and ground their way to respect in the comedy community. The Tonight Show, Conan, and Late Late Show all featured some stand-up this week worth watching. I’ve been watching Sam Morril and Joe List for the better part of a decade in New York City. Though I’m unfamiliar with the prominent jawline of Matthew

    Read more

    State of the Union: Late night hosts clap back at Donald Trump

    Late night comics responded quickly to President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address on Tuesday. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Jimmy Fallon, James Corden, and Trevor Noah all took turns jabbing at the tempered speech shortly after it aired. In Trump’s State of the Union speech, the president took a hard line on immigration, despite his apparent theme of unity. The comedians took a hard line against

    Read more

    Late night roundup: Gary Gulman, Jo Firestone, Samantha Ruddy, Paige Weldon, Django Gold, Corey Rodrigues

    Late night shows were jam-packed with stand-up this past week. Some of late night’s hilarious writers performed just feet away from their bosses. Other comedians like Samantha Ruddy and Corey Rodrigues made their late night stand-up debuts. Late Night with Seth Meyers and Jimmy Kimmel Live! took a week off of stand-up, but below you can enjoy over a half-hour of fantastic stand-up from both rising and veteran talents. The Tonight

    Read more

    Jay Leno on Conan O’Brien Tonight Show transition: I wouldn’t change a thing

    Jay Leno shared his thoughts on the disastrous Tonight Show transition in a rare appearance on Tuesday’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. When asked by Cohen for “one thing” he’d redo about his controversial return to late night, Leno stated, “I can’t think of anything I’d do different.” Jay Leno’s Tonight Show debacle resurfaces In case anyone forgot the decade-old drama, NBC replaced Leno with Conan O’Brien—then the

    Read more

    Late night roundup: Roy Wood Jr., Janelle James, Joel Kim Booster, Sean Finnerty

    Late night talk shows are still one of the best places to get bite-sized amounts of stand-up comedy and discover new up-and-coming comedians. Of course, not all late night comics are making their TV debuts. We love it when our favorite comedians do a little stand-up before heading over to the couch! To help you get through the final hours of your Friday workday, each week we’ll give you a recap

    Read more

    Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    The recently-retired Tonight Show host and legendary stand-up comedian, Jay Leno, has been tapped to receive the coveted Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. “Like Mark Twain, Jay Leno has offered us a lifetime’s worth of humorous commentary on American daily life,” said Kennedy Center chairman David M. Rubenstein. “For both men, no one was too high or too low to escape their wit, and we

    Read more

    Tonight Show favorite David Brenner passes away at 78 (Videos)

    The comedy world lost a great talent over the weekend with the death of veteran comic David Brenner. He died Saturday in his Manhattan home from cancer. He was 78. The son of a vaudevillian singer-dancer-comedian Lou Murphy, Brenner was born on Feb. 4, 1936. He spent two years in the U.S. Army before attending Temple University, where he graduated with honors with a degree in mass communications. After college,

    Read more

    Jay Leno remembers the days before Justin Bieber in his final monologue (Video)

    As you very well know, last night was Jay Leno’s final night of hosting The Tonight Show after nearly 22 years behind The Desk That Johnny Built. Leno, a hardworking jokesmith known for his 7 minutes of jokes to start every show, delivered his final Tonight monologue. He addressed his penchant for leaving shows and coming back, reminisced on the differences between today and when he took over the show

    Read more

    Jay Leno gets emotional in Tonight Show farewell speech (Video)

    Jay Leno wished us all a teary “heartfelt goodnight” last evening as he hosted The Tonight Show for the final time after nearly 22 years in the host’s chair. The night was filled with his usual on-point monologue jokes, comical callbacks to his favorite Tonight moments, and a memorable send-off sing-along run by comedian Billy Crystal. Crystal was Leno’s first guest on the show after taking over for Johnny Carson

    Read more

    Bill Clinton tops the list of Jay Leno joke targets, study says

    Jay Leno concluded his nearly 22 year-run as the host of The Tonight Show yesterday and many are celebrating his reign by remembering their favorite late-night moments (“What the hell were you thinking?!”). One group of researchers chose to take reminiscing a step further. A recent study was released by the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University that analyzed nearly 44,000 of Leno’s Tonight Show monologue

    Read more

    Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

    Longtime friend Billy Crystal was Jay Leno’s first guest on The Tonight Show back on March 25, 1992 when Leno took over the late night chair from the legendary Johnny Carson. He promised his old buddy to be his final guest, too. “A promise made. A promise kept,” Crystal said last night. His appearance on the show was not limited to remincising about their old stand-up days. The multi-talented actor

    Read more

    CNN wants Jay Leno after he leaves The Tonight Show

    Jay Leno will finally hand over the keys to The Tonight Show (again) in February when Jimmy Fallon becomes the next host of the long-running late night show. What will Leno do with himself after the show? Last time he tried to retire, he attempted to do a half-hour show on NBC that failed and caused him to return in 2009. Many believed he would just play with his arsenal

    Read more
    WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien