'Jeopardy!' contestant loses with most awesome answer ever

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Ari Voukydis may not have won “Jeopardy!” on Thursday night, but he gave what may be the most awesome answer in the history of game-show answers during the Final Jeopardy round.

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Game On: Queen sizes up epic iron throne

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Queen Elizabeth got a close-up look at the Iron Throne when she visited the set of the television show “Game of Thrones.”

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Brian Williams Raps: Sir Mix-A-Lot’s classic “Baby Got Back”

NBC Nightly News managing editor and anchor Brian Williams raps Sir Mix-A-Lot’s classic “Baby Got Back.” #FallonTonight

Ann B. Davis, housekeeper Alice on the ‘Brady Bunch,’ dies at 88

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Ann B. Davis, who played the beloved housekeeper Alice on the “Brady Bunch,” died Sunday morning after suffering a hematoma, said a close family friend, retired Bishop William Frey.

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Neil Patrick Harris turned down ‘Late Show’ job, fearing boredom

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Stephen Colbert will take over hosting duties at “Late Show” once David Letterman exits sometime in 2015, but at least one other funny guy was considered for the gig: Neil Patrick Harris. But as Harris told Howard Stern on his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday, he declined because he was worried he’d get bored.

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Craig Ferguson ‘consciously uncoupling’ from ‘Late Late Show’

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Craig Ferguson is taking a page from Gwyneth Paltrow’s book. The host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show” told his studio audience on Monday that he will leave the show in December.

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Brian Williams Raps “Gin and Juice”

NBC Nightly News managing editor and anchor Brian Williams raps Snoop Dogg’s classic “Gin and Juice.”

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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