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Taraji P. Henson, Jay Leno Among Stars Who Show Us How to Trash Our Desks (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/20/2015 04:05PM

We've all had bad days at work, but Late Night with Seth Meyers took it one step further.

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Saying Goodbye to David Letterman: A Look Back at His 33-Year Legacy

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Saying Goodbye to David Letterman: A Look Back at His 33-Year Legacy

Originally posted 05/20/2015 04:00PM

When NBC handed David Letterman Late Night in 1982, his offbeat humor ushered in a new era of late night.

Thirty-three years later, he's stepping down from a late-night landscape that changed around him, having stayed true to himself as the medium changed from appointment viewing to something to be easily digested the next morning in three- to four-minute clips.

"I recognized the value of it," Letterman told The New York Times back in April of his competitors' tendency to gear their shows toward digital audiences. "It's just, I didn't know what to say. You go back to your parents' house, and they still have the rotary phone. It's a little like that."

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Renée Zellweger Steps Out at Charity Gala Honoring Paul Newman: See Her Star-Studded Night Out!

Renée Zellweger, Annette Bening, More Celeb Supporters Step Out at Charity Gala Honoring Paul Newman

Originally posted 05/15/2015 12:20PM

Renée Zellweger looked radiant Thursday as she joined other stars in honoring the legacy of Paul Newman at a Los Angeles gala for the late actor's SeriousFun Children's Network charity.

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David Letterman: Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Didn't 'Push Me Out' of a Job

David Letterman: Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Didn't 'Push Me Out' of a Job

Originally posted 04/29/2015 10:40AM

The landscape of late night has inarguably changed since David Letterman began hosting Late Night in 1982 and then Late Show in 1993, but he's not ending his 33-year run on a bitter note.

In an interview with The New York Times, Letterman, 68, is not upset about how the format he helped create has changed so drastically with the entry of energetic, Internet-savvy hosts like Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon.

"They didn't push me out," he said. "I'm 68. If I was 38, I'd probably still be wanting to do the show," Letterman added, going on to say that the format – "an older guy in a suit" – certainly still seemed "viable" when Jay Leno was still on late night. However, after Leno left The Tonight Show last year, Letterman was suddenly "surrounded by Jimmys," he told the Times.

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Bill Cosby Announces that His Career Is 'Far From Finished'

Bill Cosby Announces that His Career Is 'Far From Finished'

Originally posted 02/26/2015 05:25PM

Bill Cosby says his career is not finished.

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Jay Leno on Bill Cosby Scandal: Why Is It So Hard to Believe the Accusers?

Jay Leno on Bill Cosby Scandal: Why Is It So Hard to Believe the Accusers?

Originally posted 01/21/2015 04:35PM

Jay Leno is speaking out about the scandal surrounding his longtime former NBC colleague Bill Cosby, who continues to be dogged by allegations of sexual assault.

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What Does Jay Leno Think of Jimmy Fallon's Work on The Tonight Show? | Jay Leno

Jay Leno: I Miss The Tonight Show – But Jimmy Fallon Is 'Terrific'

Originally posted 11/30/2014 09:30AM

Nearly 10 months after stepping down as host of The Tonight Show, Jay Leno is finding ways to fill his time – but says he misses the show that he helmed for 4,610 episodes.

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Stars Tweet, Instagram Farewells to Jay Leno | Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon

Farewell, Jay Leno: Celebrities Tweet Their Goodbyes

Originally posted 02/07/2014 10:30AM

After 22 years interviewing the best in Hollywood, Jay Leno was bound to make a few A-list pals.

His final Tonight Show broadcast was full of special celebrity guests, and stars who couldn't join in the festivities sent Leno love through social media.

Sure, rival Conan O'Brien allowed himself one solid wisecrack during his own show: "The Olympics start airing tonight on NBC. It's very cool. That's right: NBC has the Olympics. It's a big deal. NBC will finally get to show somebody who is okay with passing the torch."

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Kim Kardashian and Oprah Headline Star-Studded Tonight Show Farewell to Jay Leno: Watch

Originally posted 02/07/2014 09:45AM



After 22 years behind NBC's Tonight Show desk, Jay Leno said farewell Thursday night.

Leno ended his final show with a heartfelt thank you to the viewers and celebrity guests who made his job possible.

"This has been the greatest 22 years of my life," a tearful Leno said. "I got to meet presidents, astronauts, movie stars. It's just been incredible."

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PEOPLE's TV Critic: So Long, Farewell, Jay Leno – But It Was Time to Say Goodbye | Jay Leno

PEOPLE's TV Critic: So Long, Farewell, Jay Leno – But It Was Time to Say Goodbye

Originally posted 02/07/2014 06:15AM

Jay Leno left NBC's The Tonight Show after 22 years Thursday night with a farewell that included old friends Billy Crystal and Garth Brooks and – the one big stunt – a large surprise ensemble of guests (Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian, Jack Black) singing novelty lyrics to "So Long, Farewell" from The Sound of Music.

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