For a while, he was a nightly, go-to sensation on American talk shows. On the day of his death, however, there was no mention of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford on shows headlined by Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers or Trevor Noah. Kimmel had Ford on as a guest two years ago
“Keep banging on your drum/And your day will come.” Craig Ferguson, sporting a liberated, Mohawk-y ‘do, stood on his anchor desk and left us with a joyous, Proclaimers-like, jump-up-and-dance anthem. Would that CBS had given him a band ages ago, that was a stompin’ good way to go out. Ferguson spent 10 years in late night,
This week marks several milestones in late night. Thursday, Stephen Colbert says goodbye to The Nation with his final Report. After nine hilarious seasons and 1500 episodes he must be ready to shed his mock-O’Reilly skin. I can’t wait to meet the real Colbert next summer as he steps up to the CBS Late Show
From Thursdays’ Late Show with David Letterman: Top 10 reasons Rob Ford is taking a leave of absence 10. His drinking began to interfere with his crack smoking 9. Wants to spend more time with his humiliated family 8. Crack scene in Toronto is so over 7.Worries that if he stays he’ll embarrass himself 6. Meetings
If you’re wondering why Craig Ferguson has announced he is stepping out of late night, all you need do is check out the vid clip above. It speaks volumes. Emma Stone guested on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon Monday, where she wowed The Roots and everyone else with her ridiculous display of lip syncing.
The announcement, from The Man himself. Letterman calculates that he has done 5,914 shows, 4014 at CBS, 1810 shows at NBC (plus 90 morning shows). He’ll pass six thousand before he exits in 2015. Best line was the one he was giving to the growing number of people who have been asking him when he’ll
In January at the Television critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, I asked Andy Samberg how he thought his old pal Seth Meyers would do in late night.“He’s going to destroy it,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star said without hesitation. “He’s the best.”Fans can judge for themselves tonight when Late Night with Seth Meyers premieres
From Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live: As you probably know, Justin Bieber recently retired from music to focus on building up his criminal record.Last week, he was arrested in Miami for drag racing a rented Lamborghini while under the influence. The results of the toxicology report from that arrest were released today – they showed that Justin