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Conan O’Brien’s final Tonight Show could have been an all out attack on NBC, but instead we ended up with possibly one of the classiest final shows that anyone could have put on under these circumstances. Some folks have said Conan O’Brien’s refusal to move his show to 12:05 am was the decision of a… read more

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During Wednesday night’s The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien made a joke that cost $1.5 million … I’m not kidding. Mr. O’Brien dressed up a Bugatti Veyron, the most expensive sports car in the world, as a mouse, and played The Rolling Stones song “Satisfaction” in the background. This bit is missing from the official version… read more

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It’s official: Conan O’Brien is leaving NBC effective with Friday night’s episode of The Tonight Show. As I reported mere hours ago, an official announcement was expected some time today about Mr. O’Brien’s future with NBC, and it appears to have come this morning during The Today Show.  (Figures, after days of waiting for this,… read more

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Every day bring another promise of an announcement of the resolution of Conan O’Brien’s departure from The Tonight Show, and as the day closes, it doesn’t happen.  Wednesday was no exception to this rule. The good news is that The Hollywood Reporter is stating that it really is down to just the severance pay for… read more

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While we all wait for the final news on what is happening to Conan O’Brien, one thing is certain in that NBC will have a programming void where The Jay Leno Show was. It turns out this is good news for some NBC series. Variety is reporting that NBC has placed orders for additional episodes… read more

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Another day where we were supposed to get a resolution to the NBC vs. Conan O’Brien fight has come and gone with no word. The big rumor floating around is that the last sticking point is over how much of a severance package is paid to the staff that followed Conan from New York City to Los… read more

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Every time it looks like the whole Conan O’Brien war with NBC is about to come to an end, something new drags it out even longer. On very early Saturday, I reported that it looked like Mr. O’Brien and NBC were within reach of a settlement, and that it might even be reported that day,… read more

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It looks like the NBC war with Conan O’Brien war is coming to close with a compromise. Under the original terms of the agreement, Mr. O’Brien should have received $60 million in penalties for losing The Tonight Show, but due to a failure to have a clause in there for a guarantee of the time… read more

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Multiple sources are reporting that Jay Leno is returning as host of The Tonight Show, and Conan O’Brien is exiting with a lot of money. As I was writing this, the only source on this news was TMZ, which I always take a grain of salt, but now Nikki Finke, who is almost untouchable on… read more

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This is like a train wreck that I just can’t pull my eyes away from! At last, Conan O’Brien has made an official statement about what is going on over at NBC with The Jay Leno Show and The Tonight Show. People of Earth: In the last few days, I’ve been getting a lot of… read more

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It’s official folks, The Jay Leno Show has been canceled in the 10 pm EST time slot. Nikki Finke is reporting that the announcement was just made at the winter meeting of The Critics Association. Diane Haithman, who is reporting for Nikki Finke at the meeting, states: The Jay Leno Show. On February 12th, Jay… read more

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