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Fox Says Conan O'Brien "Would Be a Great Fit"

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With no official word on the future of NBC's late-night lineup, current Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien came out swinging Friday, both on the air and off, amid reports he may be bumped back to 12:05/11:05c.

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NBC Reportedly Moving Leno Back to 11:35 with O'Brien Following Him

Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien

NBC plans to move Jay Leno back to 11:35/10:35c and current Tonight host Conan O'Brien to 12:05/11:05c, The New York Times reports.

NBC higher-ups held discussions with... read more

NBC Says It's Working to Improve the Performance of Jay Leno's Show

Conan O'Brien, Jay Leno

What changes are ahead for The Jay Leno Show? NBC says it's working "to find ways to improve the performance" of the program in response to... read more

Coolest Moments: A Dexter Shocker, Closer's Dilemma, the Last Dance and More!

Dexter, The Closer

This week, television taught us that all good things must come to an end. Californication's Hank Moody made a difficult choice. The brothers of Nip/Tuck performed an ethically questionable surgery for personal gain. So You Think You Can Dance finally acknowledged the high art that is krumping. And Dexter, a show about a serial killer, made death surprising again. Welcome to Coolest Moments: Finale Fever Edition.

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Conan O'Brien Apologizes to Levi Johnston for Twitter Skit

Levi Johnston, Conan O'Brien

Shatner does Levi — for real this time.

Conan O'Brien apologized to Levi Johnston on The Tonight Show for falsely attributing tweets to the upcoming Playgirl centerfold in an earlier skit, but not before taking one more William Shatner-assisted shot at the father of Sarah Palin's grandson.

Sarah Palin "appalled" by Levi Johnston's comments, says he's "desperate" doing Playgirl

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Conan O'Brien Hospitalized After Injury on Tonight Show Set

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Conan O'Brien was injured on the Tonight Show set Friday, and was brought to a hospital for examination.

O'Brien, 46, was hit on the head filming a stunt that was scheduled to air that night. Production on the show was halted and NBC ran a repeat Friday.

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The comedian released a lighthearted statement acknowledging the incident. "Last thing I remember I was enjoying the play with Mrs. Lincoln, and the next thing I knew I was in bed being served cookies and juice," it reads.

An NBC spokesperson said, "Conan is resting comfortably at home. He is expected to return to work on Monday."

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Take That, Conan! Obama Gives Letterman Huge Ratings Boost

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President Barack Obama's appearance on Monday's Late Show gave David Letterman his highest ratings in four years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  

Letterman topped The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien by a whopping 195 percent. The last time he had numbers that high was when Oprah Winfrey visited in 2005.

President Obama on Letterman: I was black before the election

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Tonight Show Friends and Colleagues Remember Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon

Celebrities ranging from Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien to Britney Spears offered fond memories of Ed McMahon, a testament to the legend's wide influence and everyman appeal.

O'Brien said on Tuesday's Tonight Show that the most iconic second banana in the show's history played an "indelible part" in broadcasting history.

"It is impossible, I think, for anyone to imagine the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson without Ed McMahon," O'Brien said. "Ed's laugh was really the soundtrack to that show.

"For 30 years Ed played his part perfectly, he played it with effortless joy and sitting alongside Johnny, Ed was an indelible part of what I think ...
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Ratings: One Week Into Battle, Dave Tops Conan's Tonight Show

David Letterman, Conan O'Brien

On their seventh day of head-to-head competition, David Letterman's Late Show squeaked past Conan O'Brien's Tonight Show, though by a slim margin — one half of a rating point. 

Still, Letterman's latest performance represents a 13 percent week-to-week gain, while Conan has dropped 42 percent since his Tonight Show debut.

The Tonight Show's numbers, in fact, have declined every night since O'Brien ... read more

Top Moments: Speidi's Web, Conan's Run, and the Fall of Brüno

Sacha Baron Cohen, Conan O'Brien, Barack Obama

Even serious people got a little silly this week. Will Ferrell showed up on Man vs. Wild. Brian Williams asked the president of the United States about Conan O'Brien. One of the few places for captivating drama was the MTV Music Awards, where a terrifying accident led to a heated confrontation between Eminem and — wait, what? That was a joke, too? Welcome to Top Moments, we-don't-know-what-to-believe edition. read more

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