W. Kamau Bell
Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers. What do all these names have in common? They're all currently, or are going to be, late-night talk show hosts.
And they're all white guys.
In a column for Buzzfeed, comedian W. Kamau Bell rails against "the whiteness of late night," and comments upon the opportunities for change that have been passed up, in recent months especially.
Sherri Shepherd officially signed off of The View after seven seasons with an episode that served as an hourlong tribute to the co-host.
The hour kicked off with Arsenio Hall joining the ladies' table and the audience chanting "Sher-ri." She then tearfully talked about being "profoundly grateful" for the opportunity.
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"This has been one of the best seven years of my life. I tell people, step out of the fear, because I didn't want to take this job, because I'm not a prosecutor, I don't know anything," she said. "I have to say my boss, Barbara Walters, pushed me. I cried in my dressing room for three years saying, 'What am I doing on this table?'"
Arsenio Hall was supposed to spend the week of June 2 in New York City, touting the upcoming second season of his late-night talk show on The View, Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show and Late Show with David Letterman. Instead, he was in Los Angeles, packing up boxes, bidding adieu to his staff and sharing via social media his disappointment over his show's cancellation. "I dreamed that they...
Arsenio Hall better find a way to re-cork that champagne. Three months after his late-night show was renewed, The Arsenio Hall Show has now been canceled, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The syndicated talk show was...
Arsenio Hall, Malin Akerman, Adam Devine
The stars of the recently canceled Trophy Wife are looking to find (slight) redemption on Hollywood Game Night.
Thursday's episode of the fun-filled game show features two teams comprised of Nate Berkus, Adam DeVine, Tony Hale, Arsenio Hall and the aforementioned Malin Akerman and Bradley Whitford.
When Johnny Carson signed off from The Tonight Show in 1992, his reign as the King of Late Night was celebrated with an Emmy win for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Granted, the competition that year was sparse: Fox's sketch-comedy show In Living Color and NBC's Late Night with David Letterman were the only others nominated.
This year, as newly retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno attempts to secure one final nomination in the category now known as...
Shannen Doherty appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show Thursday, where she addressed claims that she was a diva in Jason Priestley's memoir.
As CBS CEO Les Moonves said, "there's only one David Letterman" — and he's the onlyLate Show host the series has ever known. Letterman's impending retirement is still a year out, but that doesn't mean we can't start thinking about his eventual successor. Here is our top 10 list of picks.
Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall
Well that didn't take long!
Less than three weeks after leaving The Tonight Show, Jay Leno returned to late-night to help make a special announcement.
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On Wednesday's episode of The Arsenio Hall Show, Leno sneaked up from behind Hall and gave the first of two big surprises. The second, via an inconspicuous-looking letter, was Leno's reveal that The Arsenio Hall Show has been renewed for a second season.
CBS Television Distribution sent out a release shortly thereafter making the renewal official. "Since 9/9/13, I've been waking up without...
Jay Leno took his final bow on The Tonight Show Thursday, and his fellow late-night hosts each paid tribute — and in one case, took jabs — in their own way.
Conan O'Brien, who briefly replaced Leno on Tonight during the 2009-10 late-night shakeup, zinged in his monologue on Conan: "The Olympics start airing tonight on NBC. It's very cool. That's right, NBC has the Olympics. It's a big deal. NBC will finally get to show somebody who is OK with passing the torch."
"I allowed myself one, but it was a good one," O'Brien added.