Jay Leno

  1. Fallon, Leno and Late Night: What The Shakeup Could Mean to the Music Biz

    March 21, 2013 6:51 AM EDT If NBC follows through on its plan to base the “Tonight Show” in New York come 2014, the biggest smiles may well be on the faces of Scott Igoe and the music booking team at ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” With Burbank out of the picture, “Kimmel” w ...

  2. Late-Night TV: Who Books the Music Acts for Letterman, Leno, Fallon and More, and What They're Looking For

    May 26, 2011 1:04 PM EDT Late-night television is as crowded as it has ever been, making for a lively playing field as shows jockey to be first with an act or book them exclusively. That competition for hot up-and-coming acts, especially in rock, has made late-night telev ...

  3. NBC's Late Night Fiasco Tops Associated Press 2010 Entertainment Stories Of The Year

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK - What began as a grand, highly promoted experiment in late-night, ended in a fiasco that made NBC a laughing stock and captivated the country. In January 2010, NBC sought to displace their newly crowned "Tonight Show" host, Con ...

  4. Conan O'Brien Returns To TV In Downsized Role

    November 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Former "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien returned to television on Monday (Nov. 8), more than nine months after he lost his coveted network job, and poked fun at his downsized gig on a cable channel. His opening monologue, predictab ...

  5. Kevin Eubanks To Leave The 'Tonight Show'

    April 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Eubanks said Monday during a taping of NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" that he is departing the late-night staple next month. "After 18 years, I just need a change of pace and see what else is going on," the s ...

  6. Conan O'Brien Shakes Off "Tonight Show," Hits The Road

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Former late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien on Thursday unveiled plans to poke fun at being barred from television in a live comedy show that will tour U.S. and Canadian theaters starting next month. The 30-city tour, titled "Legally ...

  7. Conan O'Brien Refuses Midnight 'Tonight Show' Slot

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien announced Tuesday afternoon that he will not accept NBC's offer to host the show starting at 12:05 a.m., firing another salvo in the intra-network warfare between him and Jay Leno. "So it ...

  8. Adam Lambert Axed From More ABC Shows

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Two more of Adam Lambert's scheduled performances on ABC have been canceled, adding to the collateral damage caused by the singer's controversial performance at the American Music Awards on Nov. 22. Lambert spread word of the cancellatio ...

  9. Jay-Z, Rihanna, Kanye West Line Up For Leno

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West will perform on the debut episode of "The Jay Leno Show" on Mon., Sept. 14 on NBC. The trio will perform "Run This Town" from Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3," which will be released on Sep ...

  10. Prince To Play Four Nights On Leno

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Prince will perform on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno three nights in a row, March 25-27, as he builds anticipation for the March 29 release of two new albums, "LOtUSFLOW3R" and "MPLSoUND." Prince will perform a fourth night on ...

  11. Jay Leno Takes His Act To Prime-Time TV

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Comedian Jay Leno will host a new prime-time television talk show five nights a week in 2009 on struggling network NBC after his planned retirement from his popular late-night program "The Tonight Show," NBC said on Tuesday. The new one- ...

  12. 'Tonight Show' Announces Concert Series Lineup

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dwight Yoakam, Usher, Sheryl Crow and Al Green will play the Mercedes-Benz Summer Concert series, the annual outdoor concert series that airs on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on NBC. Yoakam kicks off the 11-show series with a performa ...

  13. CAA Signs Matisyahu

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST In advance of the release of his fourth album later this year, Grammy-nominated Matisyahu has signed with Creative Artists Agency for representation in all areas. The hybrid reggae-rap performer known for blending the tenets of his Orthodox Jewish ...