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Justin Bieber Explains Why He Cried at VMAs, Reveals New Album Release Date

Remember when Justin Bieber cried at the VMAs? …

Natasha Reda | September 3, 2015 - 7:30 am

WATCH: Zac Efron Makes Smashing Raw Eggs on His Head Look Hot

Zac Efron could be wearing dad jeans and rollerblading and still manage to look sexy, to be honest. So it comes as no surprise that he looks good even when covered in gooey raw egg – but mainly because his post-smash giggle is the most adorable thing you’ll see today.


Kaitlyn Laurie | August 18, 2015 - 9:48 am

Some People Are Saying that Will Smith Has a ‘Fresh Prince’ Revival in the Works

We’d like to take a minute,
Just sit right there,
We’ll tell you about the buzz surrounding a show called Bel-Air.

Mia Lardiere | August 13, 2015 - 5:20 pm

ICYMI: DILF Steve Carell Sings Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing’ with Jimmy Fallon’s Barbershop Quartet

Let’s get it on.

Last night on The Tonight Show, a bearded Steve Carell made a surprise appearance and performed with Jimmy Fallon’s barbershop quartet, “The Ragtime Gals”. They covered Marvin Gaye’s classic song, “Sexual Healing”, and if you’re into a capella and hot dads, this “quintet” will put a smile on your Thursday…

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 11, 2014 - 11:36 am

Jimmy Fallon Treats ‘Tonight Show’ Staffers to Burgers and Booze

Jimmy Fallon is one helluva of a talk show host, and apparently, a pretty cool boss too. According to Page Six, the Tonight Show host treated more than 100 members of his staff to a feast of burgers and rounds of booze for all their hard work on his Emmy-nominated show. …

Barbara DeFranco | July 15, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Jimmy Fallon and Chris Christie Perform Evolution of Dad Dancing

Jimmy Fallon and Chris Christie showed off their embarrassing moves on last night’s Tonight Show.

Jimmy and the the New Jersey Governor, both fathers themselves, danced awkwardly through the evolution of dad dancing. Christie even poked fun of that whole bridge scandal.  …

Barbara DeFranco | June 13, 2014 - 10:35 am

Watch Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith’s ‘Tonight Show’ Drum-Off

Will Ferrell can play a mean cowbell, but how did he fare in his drum-off with doppelgänger drummer Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers? Well, he was hilarious that’s for sure.

The two pseudo-nemeses battled it out on The Tonight Show, all in the name of charity. 

Barbara DeFranco | May 23, 2014 - 9:50 am

About That Time Louis C.K. Thought Jimmy Fallon Had Died

When you cancel on Louis C.K., you better have good reason. For example: death.

On Monday, the 46-year-old funnyman recalled the time his appearance on Late Night was cancelled because of what he thought was a death to the show’s host, Jimmy Fallon.

Peggy Truong | May 13, 2014 - 10:30 am

Jimmy Fallon Sings A Cappella Duet With Billy Joel, Continues to Be Talented

Proving once again that his Talent Tonight Show hosting gig was a major coup for NBC, Jimmy Fallon flexed his musical muscles last night with the “Piano Man” himself, Billy Joel. On last night’s show, the two performed a kick-ass doo-wop duet of the classic tune “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” using a looping app on an iPad. …

Barbara DeFranco | March 21, 2014 - 11:15 am

Kristen Wiig Appears on ‘The Tonight Show’ as Harry Styles

Well if The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon keeps this up, they had ought to be juuuuuuust fine. After the hilarious Evolution of Hip Hop Dancing Monday, Jimmy Fallon has another hit on his hands with Kristen Wiig’s appearance on the show in character as One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles. …

Robert Kessler | February 19, 2014 - 10:00 am

Kristen Stewart Talks ‘Rileys’ With Jay Leno (VIDEO)

Even as she gears up to film the two-part Twilight finale Breaking Dawn, Kristen Stewart hit the promotional trail last week to promote her upcoming low-budget drama Welcome to the Rileys last week, dropping by The Tonight Show With Jay Leno to discuss the movie.
Looking uncharacteristically relaxed (the result of some quality time

| October 11, 2010 - 11:52 am

NBC Pays Conan O’Brien $45 Million to Go Away

In the network-TV equivalent of a high-profile divorce settlement, NBC is shelling out big-time to part ways with Tonight Show host Conan O’Brien, following a very public, very ugly feud over the network’s late-night schedule.
Just how big of a payoff is O’Brien getting? All told, the funnyman—who has been with NBC for 17…

Celebuzz | January 21, 2010 - 8:05 am

VIDEO: Bruno on The Tonight Show

Never one to disappoint, Bruno delivered a hysterical appearance on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien on Thursday night.
After ribbing O’Brien for repeatedly staring at his “kuegel-sack,” Bruno goes on to talk about his childhood and his terrible arrest at Fashion Week in Milan.
Speaking to his arrest, Bruno gushed, “Normally, when…

Celebuzz | June 26, 2009 - 6:15 pm

VIDEO: Mel Gibson Confirms Pregnancy Rumors on Tonight Show

Passion of the Christ director Mel Gibson confirmed the rumors that his mistress, Oksana Grigorieva, is pregnant on Monday’s Tonight Show, even making light of the situation, People magazine reports.
During his 21st guest appearance on the program, Gibson, who’s currently engaged in potentially very expensive divorce proceedings with his wife Robyn, met host…

Celebuzz | May 26, 2009 - 8:25 am

VIDEO: Jay Leno Laughs Off Health Scare

Apparently, laughter really is the best medicine.
Talk-how host Jay Leno, who had to cancel Thursday night’s taping of The Tonight Show because of a hospital stay, was back on the airwaves last night and cracking wise about the situation.
Leno checked into the Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank at 12:30…

Celebuzz | April 28, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Heather Locklear Learns Things the Hard Way

Heather Locklear can’t wait for this year to end, and rightfully so. The past 12 months have seen the 47-year-old actress enter an Arizona rehab facility, only to be arrested and charged with DUI shortly after her release. (She faces a six-month sentence if convicted.)
Few people will be more relieved than her when that…

Celebuzz | December 4, 2008 - 6:59 pm