Thursday, January 23, 2020

LENO RESPONDS TO BUDGET CUTS — IN HIS MONOLOGUE

August 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jay Leno responded Tuesday to reports that NBC has steeply cut the budget of the Tonight show and that Leno himself had offered to take a cut in pay of as much as 25 percent to prevent further cuts. Nevertheless, some 25 staff members of the show are expected to be pink-slipped. Leno tackled the […]

LENO AND TONIGHT: BACK TO 2009

August 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For Jay Leno and the Tonight show, it must have seemed like 2009 all over again. That was the year that NBC decided to move him into primetime as it turned Tonight over to Conan O’Brien. Leno reportedly got a hefty raise — to $25 million — when that occurred, and he also was able […]

FOX DISHES IT OUT; YANKS CHANNELS

October 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The satellite DISH Network, which had previously benefited from retransmission disputes between cable companies and content providers, has now found itself embroiled in one itself with Fox’s cable networks. At midnight, Fox halted sending signals for FX, National Geographic Channel and 19 regional sports networks to DISH. But unlike the last retransmission dispute when ABC […]