BREAKING: CBS Announces Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of ‘The Late Show’

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CBS announced on Thursday that “Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert will be the next to helm the “Late Show” desk.

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The new sex ed? How ‘Teen Mom’ helped lower teen birth rate

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The teen birth rate in the United States has reached a new low, and that news has some psychologists wondering if they have been unfairly critical of television shows that spotlight pregnancy in adolescents.

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David Letterman to retire from ‘Late Show’ next year

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David Letterman told his “Late Show” audience on Thursday that he will wrap up his historic late-night career sometime next year.

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'SNL's' new Weekend Update team tackles 'intimidating' comedy legacy

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It’s never easy to take over a job someone else really made their mark in. So just image how hard it is to fill a role that nearly a dozen people mastered before you. That’s the kind of pressure "Saturday Night Live’s" new Weekend Update team, made up of cast regular Cecily Strong and co-head writer Colin Jost, is facing.

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Jimmy Fallon to Brian Williams: ‘The Tonight Show’ belongs in NYC

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Jimmy Fallon made his debut as host of “The Tonight Show” Monday but first he sat down as a guest — of the Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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Fallon Chokes Up on Last ‘Late Night’: ‘I’m Not Going to Cry’

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Jay Leno had Garth Brooks sing on his final “Tonight Show” Thursday. On Friday, Jimmy Fallon opened his last “Late Show” jamming with Buckwheat Zydeco and closed it singing with The Muppets – a stark reminder of the different tastes the new host will bring to the 11:30 p.m. time slot on Feb. 17.

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So Long, Farewell, Jay Leno

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As he bade farewell to “the best job in show business,” Jay Leno cast aside his trademark stoicism Thursday night and broke down. It was a moving and unexpected turn of events, capping a week of shows that brought back favorite guests, carried “best of” packages and showed off his comedic achievements but, until now, had not struck much of a sentimental note.

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Jimmy Fallon to Jay Leno: ‘I hope I make you proud’

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Jay Leno and his “Tonight Show” successor Jimmy Fallon sit down with TODAY’s Matt Lauer in an exclusive interview. “I really admire him as a comic,” Leno says of Fallon.

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'SNL' head writer to join Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' co-anchor

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This just in: There’s a new face behind the “Weekend Update” desk at “Saturday Night Live.” Head writer Colin Jost will take a seat next to Cecily Strong come March 1, NBC confirms.

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Fallon and Meyers ready to take over Late Night

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When Jimmy Fallon becomes the eighth host of NBC’s venerable “Tonight Show,” the show’s title will drop the current “with” and add a “starring” to officially become “Late Night Starring Jimmy Fallon.” It’s the first time since Johnny Carson retired that a successor has included the word “starring” in the title.

Fallon has his reasons.

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'16 and Pregnant' helped reduce U.S. teen births, study says

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It attracts lots of criticism about its stars and subject matter, but the popular MTV reality show “16 and Pregnant” has had a “sizable impact” on the declining teen birth rate, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research on Monday.

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Going for gold: DiCaprio, Lawrence, Poehler win Globes

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"American Hustle," "Breaking Bad," and "Brooklyn Nine Nine" were among the films and television shows receiving multiple awards at Sunday’s Golden Globe awards in Los Angeles.

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'SNL' casts first black female comic in 6 years

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Sasheer Zamata, an alum of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and an online comic, will join the cast of “Saturday Night Live” on Jan. 18, NBC announced Monday. 

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Bad pronunciation costs ‘Wheel of Fortune’ player chance to win $1 million

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It turns out that on game shows, both spelling and pronunciation matter a whole lot. “Wheel of Fortune” contestant Paul learned that the hard way on Tuesday’s episode, the second of its 31st season.

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Terminally ill ‘Simpsons’ co-creator Sam Simon giving fortune to charity

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With a terminal illness giving him just months to live, “Simpsons” co-creator Sam Simon is stepping up his philanthropic efforts and donating his fortune to charity.

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