Posts Tagged ‘Jay Leno’

Hip-hip hooray, time to get going. My online jeopardy audition is in 40 minutes.

  • Speaking of long-running game shows, Pat Sajak is kind of repulsed by the gay couple in this clip of Wheel of Fortune.  I am now repulsed by Pat Sajak.
  • Nancy Cartwright, the voice-talent behind Bart Simpson, has been using her Bart voice to promote Scientology events. That’s probably not going to go over so well.
  • Connie Britton is one of my new favorite actresses. Dalton Ross talks to her about the new season of Friday Night Lights.
  • I am seriously on the edge of my seat for Jon Hamm on 30 Rock. This clip is tiding me over.
  • This interview with Lauren Graham made me miss Gilmore Girls a little but I’m excited for her new show on ABC.
  • The format of My Life On The D-List is changing. The next season is going to be more like a talk-show. Not sure how I feel about this just yet.
  • My favorite non-TV related link of the week: Giant Inauguration Picture! Zoom in and out, it’s awesome. I think Clarence Thomas is sleeping.

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So Happy, So Sad

Busy week this week which means I haven’t even had a chance to watch TV today. I know, awful right? I thought I’d bring back my favorite quick blog featureette: So Happy, So Sad

So Happy: Great Dexter Ep

Dexter finally offed Miguel. We all saw it coming but it wasn’t any less rewarding. And how about Dexter revealing that he killed Miguel’s brother. Talk about knife turn! The best part? We still have one episode left to see the immediate effects…at Dexter and Rita’s wedding no less.

So Sad: Jay Leno is taking over the nine o’clock slot on NBC next fall

Will this save NBC money? Yes. Will it keep one of their hottest properties in the peacock family? Sure Will people finally find out how unfunny Jay Leno is once they can stay awake for his entire show? Undoubtedly.

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If you haven’t heard, Jimmy Fallon is taking over for Conan O’Brien on Late Nightin ’09 when Conan takes over for Leno.

You can read all about the switcheroo here but the best part of the story were the hilarious blog and newspaper headlines that came out afterwards. Here’s a taste:

  • Unfunny Hipster Who Couldn’t Get Through “Weekend Update” Competently To Replace Conan O’F*cking Brien – Scanner
  • But Did You Miss Jimmy Fallon – Entertainment Weekly’s Blog Popwatch
  • Can Jimmy Fallon Fill Conan O’Brien’s Shoes? – The Week Daily
  • Jimmy Fallon Drops By Conan To Remind You Why You’ll Never Tune In To NBC At 12:30 A.M. Again. – Defamer
  • AP Baffled When Jimmy Fallon Tells “Joke” – Gawker

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