David Letterman says goodbye to Craig Ferguson
April 30th, 2014
11:15 AM ET

David Letterman says goodbye to Craig Ferguson

On Tuesday night's "Late Show," a retiring David Letterman had one more goodbye to make: to "The Late Late Show's" Craig Ferguson.

"(It's) too bad," Letterman said of Ferguson's Monday announcement that he was leaving his CBS gig to pursue other projects. The comedian had been hosting the show since 2005.

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John Oliver's new HBO show starts strong
April 28th, 2014
03:49 PM ET

John Oliver's new HBO show starts strong

John Oliver has jumped into his new late night comedy show with both feet.

The former "Daily Show" correspondent debuted on HBO Sunday with "Last Week Tonight," and while the opener has drawn the inevitable "Daily Show" comparisons most say Oliver's off to a running start. (It doesn't hurt that 1.1 million tuned in for the debut.)

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What a 'Late Show' with Ellen would have looked like
April 10th, 2014
04:31 PM ET

What a 'Late Show' with Ellen would have looked like

Both Ellen DeGeneres and Stephen Colbert were considered possible replacements for David Letterman after he announced he's retiring from "The Late Show" next year.

With Colbert landing the job DeGeneres is officially out of the running, but thankfully, she wasn't gunning for it anyway.

On Thursday's episode of her talk show "Ellen," she admits that she's happiest in daytime.

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Anna Kendrick on 'SNL': How was she?
April 7th, 2014
02:09 PM ET

Anna Kendrick on 'SNL': How was she?

Watching this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," it was a little hard to believe that this was the same Anna Kendrick who was once just a supporting face in "Twilight."

But the actress has had an epic rise from the world of YA adaptations, from her Oscar nod with "Up In the Air" to establishing herself as a "Pitch Perfect" comedic talent.

We were confident going into her "SNL" debut that Kendrick would deliver, and we're happy to say that we were right.

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Kim K.: Vogue cover was complete surprise
March 26th, 2014
10:22 AM ET

Kim K.: Vogue cover was complete surprise

As soon as Kim Kardashian and her fiance, Kanye West, were unveiled as Vogue magazine's latest cover stars, loyal fashion fans demanded to know how it happened.

Vogue's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, has already explained that she believes the reality star and rapper warrant the cover because of the influence they wield. But what does Kardashian have to say about it? (Other than it's a dream come true?)

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Jimmy Kimmel challenges Ellen's selfie record
March 24th, 2014
10:22 AM ET

Jimmy Kimmel challenges Ellen's selfie record

Ellen DeGeneres has star power, but Jimmy Kimmel has political clout.

After the daytime talk show host crafted the most-retweeted selfie at the 2014 Oscars, everyone from a Texan with two dogs to Homer Simpson has tried to steal her thunder.

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