2014 was the year late-night TV excelled — thanks to getting rid of Jay Leno?
“What might be the most important change in late night is a perception that all the major players seem to view each other as colleagues rather than blood rivals. It’s an unabashed mutual-admiration society,” says Jeff Labrecque. Jimmy Fallon’s ascendancy and the loss of "lightning rod" Jay Leno seems, he says, to have paved the way for "the entire gang not only seems to look forward to what the other will do next—they actually seem to enjoy one another’s company.”
Sony boss compared A-listers taking on TV roles to celebs adopting black babies
In one hacked e-mail, Sony co-chair Amy Pascal told another exec that “everyone with half a brain these days” was doing television and that he was “not used to TV being the new black baby.”
TNT is dropping “Christmas in Washington”
The annual special, which features the president of the United States, has been a holiday staple for 33 years, first airing on NBC before moving to TNT in 1999. TNT airs "Christmas in Washington" a final time on Friday.
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