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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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Does Late Night TV Still Matter? Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon's Late Night will be a much more goofy, pop-culture centric, spontaneous affair than either his predecessors.

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Conan’s cuckoo debut: O’Brien skips past Jay and Johnny and Jack right back to Steve Allen silliness

Inheriting “The Tonight Show” throne this week, Conan O’Brien has taken NBC’s late-night institution old-school. Steve Allen old. O’Brien’s approach is

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19 Feb 2009 // 4:26 AM

Conan O’Brien is repeating favorite clips before he departs “Late Night” this Friday. One rerun: the Triumph Star Wars remote. “It’s difficult for

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18 Feb 2009 // 10:30 AM

Conan O’Brien was hot 10 years ago. We know this because Entertainment Weekly, grand master of hotness, told us so: “With his hilarious skits (take

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30 Apr 2007 // 2:13 PM

Tommy Newsom PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Tommy Newsom, the saxophone player who served as a comedic foil to Johnny Carson for 30 years, died on Saturday at

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