Articles tagged jay leno

Political Humor and Its Diss Contents

Political humor brings a lot of joy and laughter into our often humdrum lives, but is our national laugh fest a good thing for the nation at large?

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The Marriage Ref: NBC’s Next 10 p.m. Revolution?

When NBC moved Jay Leno to ten, the network thought it was going to change the very face of TV. The goals in developing Jerry Seinfeld's The Marriage Ref were undoubtedly more modest. But Jerry may yet succeed where Jay failed.

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Jay Leno's controversial return to The Tonight Show seat is lampooned in this parody of his recent "race car" promos.

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9 Feb 2010 // 1:41 AM

Leno’s prime-time send-off to be departure from tradition

LOS ANGELES — The last time Jay Leno said good-bye to America, it was in gala fashion, marked by high emotion, a cheering studio audience and

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O’Brien was on target years ago about potential ‘Tonight Show’ fallout

For Conan O’Brien, the writing was both on the wall and in Jay Leno’s freshly signed NBC contract renewal as host of “The

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The Burden of Being Pop Psychic

Based on the shock and awe the media is exhibiting over recent entertainment events, my predictions must involve supernatural psychic powers since I saw it all coming.

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1 Oct 2009 // 6:02 AM

Because Jay Leno is a car guy (and, by all accounts, such a nice guy), I felt it was only fair to take his new

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15 Sep 2009 // 5:07 AM

The most compelling moment of the debut of “The Jay Leno Show” (10 p.m. EDT Monday-Friday, NBC) would be several seconds of silence, during which

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11 Sep 2009 // 4:07 AM

THE JAY LENO SHOW 10 p.m. EDT Monday NBC Jay Leno seems like a nice enough guy. Hard worker. Warm personality. He’s even amusing

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2 Sep 2009 // 1:48 AM

The 2009-10 network television season will begin to unfold in a few days. Freshman shows on the five networks will be mixed with returning drama,

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22 May 2009 // 5:39 AM

Jay Leno easily could have used his status as host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” to demand long vacations. It never happened: The only

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DETROIT - Jay Leno understands the value of work. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” spends most of his time working, whether it’

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11 Feb 2009 // 7:58 AM

Just what will Jay Leno’s new 10 p.m. EST Monday-Friday show look like next fall? The host and NBC Universal sent contradictory messages in

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16 Dec 2008 // 12:03 PM

To judge from the reactions, you would think that Conan O’Brien had been put in handcuffs and driven off to the courthouse on corruption

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10 Dec 2008 // 4:36 AM

NBC would like you to believe that its strange scheme to install Jay Leno in a weeknight show at 10 p.m. is a bold stroke

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17 Sep 2008 // 3:16 AM

Considering that the largest audience in six years had tuned in to watch “Saturday Night Live,” many of them curious to see what kind of

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NEW YORK - Walking into the New York studio of “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” isn’t an overwhelming experience. The talk-show studio in

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10 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand-Up Comedian

Shocking and mocking his way through the mid-'80s comedy scene, Bill Hicks invited controversy with his dark, explicit sexual humor.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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