Nothing would be better for American television, which too often ignores the important in favor of the trivial, than Jimmy Fallon making a big fat statement for a show that would attract big ratings by inviting the Pussy Riot band to be guests on his show to perform their art and advance their cause.
The "King of Late Night" isn't Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon Seth Meyers or Arsenio Hall. It's Jack.
Life is getting more and not less complicated and for one good reason: there are way too many choices in our everyday entertainment lives.
Studies have long challenged the idea that nice guys finish first. So is Fallon an anomaly? Or does he represent a shift in the balance of power between the tyrants and the team players?
Not yet forty, Jimmy Fallon already has an impressive history to look back on. Between Saturday Night Live and hosting Late Night with Jimmy Fallon...
As I watched Jay Leno say goodbye on his final Tonight Show, I started thinking about all of my experiences with Jay, the stars on his show, the various wild animals roaming the halls and his incredible staff.
Last night, when he didn't have to do so, he demonstrated which side he is on.
Adam Carolla is a controversial guy. But I'd guess those people who think they know him haven't spent much time listening to The Aceman, whose fans know him as someone who has helped countless teenagers and adults through their troubles.
Masha Alyokhina (left) and Nadya Tolokonnikova of the band Pussy Riot chat with Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report. Photo: Comed...
It's well known that late night TV talk shows are a male-dominated field. As Jay Leno hands over The Tonight Show to Jimmy Fallon, I caught up with Beth Einhorn, who was the only female writer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for three years.
A chronology of Jay Leno's first day as retired Tonight Show host: 3 a.m. Wake up and write down funny President Obama health care joke from dream. P...
Religious communities calling a new pastor, rabbi or imam do not get the same public attention focused on the choice of the next king of late-night TV. But saying goodbye to a longtime leader and deciding on a new spiritual CEO pose special challenges for congregations.
No matter what side of the creation-evolution debate you are on, your partisanship costs you dearly. Why? Because it costs you the ability to read the Bible on its own terms. What do we lose by straightjacketing the Bible with the creation-evolution debate?
When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?
Must all religious catechesis be dull? Manning does not suggest that catechists or anyone but Colbert can replicate his "delighted/delighting" approach, but they can learn from him as a model.
No matter that Obama spoke well. John Boehner's tan and his sour face really won the show. And what's all this about a living wage?