05:00 PM EDT 09/10/2014
Originally posted 02/26/2009 10:45AM
"Yes We Can" has taken on new meaning.
Some of the country's top talk show hosts are riffing off President Obama's campaign slogan with a campaign of their own in support of hard-hit local food banks.
Dr. Phil, Ellen DeGeneres, Bonnie Hunt, Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson and The Doctors are asking audience members at their shows to donate canned goods to help re-stock the L.A. Food Bank, as well as agencies nationwide affected by the economic downturn. The goal of the "Yes We Can" campaign: to collect 12,000 cans of food a week through April.
Ferguson joked, "I was ecstatic, as we often encourage audience members to leave all heavy, metal objects outside the stage." In the tradition of lounge comedy, he added, "audience members are still free to bring fresh food in to express their distaste for the comedy."
Originally posted 01/06/2009 06:30AM
Originally posted 09/16/2005 12:00PM
Late, Late Show host Craig Ferguson, 43, makes his first trip to the Emmys on Sept. 18 – as a presenter for best actor in a comedy series. But before he could run off with his gift bag, PEOPLE caught up with the Drew Carey Show alum to talk about the big night.
Originally posted 12/07/2004 08:00AM
The wee hours of TV had better get ready for a Scots burr: Craig Ferguson will be named the new permanent host of CBS's The Late Late Show, according to trade reports and The New York Times.
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