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  • Joanne Carson's Capote-edited memoir chapter still in limbo

    Joanne Carson's Capote-edited memoir chapter still in limbo
    Joanne Carson is perfectly content to give Truman Capote credit for writing the most beautiful moment of her never-finished memoir, a passage about falling in love with the man who would become king of late-night television.
  • PASSINGS: Peter Meyerson, Fran Warren, Max Jakobson

    Peter Meyerson TV writer, producer worked on 'The Monkees' and 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Peter Meyerson, 81, a TV writer and producer who co-wrote the debut episodes of sitcom classics "The Monkees" and "Welcome Back, Kotter," died March 11 at Hoag...

    'The Tonight Show' may return to New York

    'The Tonight Show' may return to New York
    NBC's "Tonight Show" may soon be switching hosts — and coasts. The long-struggling network is finalizing plans to replace Jay Leno with Jimmy Fallon in 2014, people close to the situation said Wednesday. And in a blow for Southern California,...

    'Beautiful downtown Burbank' creator wants 'Tonight Show' to stay

    'Beautiful downtown Burbank' creator wants 'Tonight Show' to stay
    The man who came up with the phrase "beautiful downtown Burbank" is not happy that NBC is considering moving "The Tonight Show" back to New York City. "Burbank is a great little place," said Gary Owens, who coined the phrase from his radio days then...

    NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?

    NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?
    Jay Leno had to know the head honchos at NBC were gunning for him when he told the following joke last Monday night: "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right?" he asked the audience in his opening monologue. "St. Patrick drove all the snakes out...