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Conan O'Brien Says Goodbye to Tonight Show

Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien ended his brief run as host of The Tonight Show with thanks to his fans and even the network that is replacing him a mere seven months into his dream job.

"Yes, we have our differences right now and yes, we're going to go our separate ways," O'Brien said of NBC, his employer of 17 years. "But this company has been my home for most of my adult life. I am enormously proud of the work we have done together, and I want to thank NBC for making it all possible."

Conan's last words as Tonight Show host

O'Brien, who had announced just 10 days earlier that he would rather leave The Tonight Show than accept a move to after midnight to accommodate Jay Leno's return to the 11:35 slot, said... read more

Conan's Last Words as Tonight Show Host

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien

NBC released Conan O'Brien's final remarks as the host of The Tonight Show shortly before his last episode aired Friday. Here they are, ending with a lead-in to a song:

Manager: Conan wants to do new show "as soon as he possibly can"

"Before we end this rodeo, a few things need to be said... read more

SNL Tackles NBC's Late-Night Squabble: Jay and Conan Both "A Colossal Failure"

Fred Armisen

Saturday Night Live tackled NBC's late-night squabble, using its usual cold opening to present a mock Larry King Live with Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien as guests to discuss how it was a "colossal failure" all around.

"Conan is out. Jay is in. And no one is talking about the greatest talk show of all time, Mr. Joey Bishop," Fred Armisen's King said... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live
11:29/10:29c NBC
Leave it to Weaver: Actress Sigourney Weaver, who has scored Oscar nominations for her work in the films Aliens, Working Girl and Gorillas in the Mist, headlines the show as the host. Weaver is currently queen of the world, appearing in James Cameron's visually stunning box-office titan Avatar. (Cameron also directed Weaver in the 1986 space odyssey Aliens.) Weaver blasts off tonight, helping the SNL players rip into the week's newsworthy events — and perhaps even throw some satirical zingers at Avatar itself. The English pop duo the Ting Tings deliver music performances.

Read on for previews of the NFL Playoff, House of Bones, Pit Boss and The Troop. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010

True Jackson, VP

True Jackson, VP
8:30/7:30c Nickelodeon
True and her pals get involved in a school play, and they quickly learn that all the real drama occurs backstage. True and Lulu are initially pleased that Ryan is the director. However, their excitement fades when Ryan fires True from working on the costumes and casts his crush, Kelsey, as the lead instead of Lulu. But Ryan better watch out, because an angry True is even willing to team up with Pinky Turzo (returning guest star Jeanette McCurdy) to get revenge.

Read on for previews of the NFL Playoff, The Wishing Well, Saturday Night Live and Demons. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live
11:29/10:29c NBC
It's the last live outing before the holidays, so we can expect some Yuletide yuks tonight. The show has delivered memorable comedy for Christmas in the past — take Alec Baldwin's "Delicious Dish and the Schweddy Balls" and Steve Martin's "A Holiday Wish," for example. Jingling all the way as host is James Franco, who has appeared in the films Milk, Pineapple Express and in the Spider-Man franchise. We also get amusement from Muse. Hot off the release of their fifth studio album, The Resistance, the Brit band delivers alt experimentation and prog-rock blast on the performance stage.

Read on for previews of College Basketball, Doctor Who, The Three Gifts and WWE Tribute to the Troops. read more

The Top TVGuide.com Videos of 2009

Kanye West, Taylor Swift

From Nicole Eggert to Kanye West, lots of people have been busy this year in the world of online video. Check out the top 5 most-watched clips and full episodes on TVGuide.com's Online Video Guide of 2009. And be sure to check out My TVGuide.com DVR to watch full episodes of your favorite shows and get notifications when new episodes are available.

See what videos made the list after the jump.

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The Best Hanukkah Videos

South Park, Adam Sandler

Break out the latkes and kindle those candles, because it's time to celebrate the Festival of Lights with some Hanukkah videos. Check out our favorites and be sure to weigh in on your picks.

Watch the videos after the jump.

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Coolest Moments: A Biggest Loser Surprise, a Glee Kiss, and a Monk Goodbye

Glee, Monk

This week TV did its best to impress us. Top Chef and Melrose Place shocked us with left-field developments. Monk's departure was both conclusive and heartfelt. SNL put its cast's prodigious comedy talents on display. And The Biggest Loser proved that changing one's body can change one's life. Welcome to Top Moments: Dressed to Impress Edition.

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Kristen Wiig's Gilly to Host SNL Christmas Special

Kristen Wiig

Gilly, are you hosting Saturday Night Live's Christmas special? Uh-huh.

Kristen Wiig will headline the upcoming SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas as her impish character on the late-night sketch series.

Lively, Lautner and Franco to host SNL

Airing Thursday, Dec. 17 (8/7c), the two-hour show will feature new sketches ...
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