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Jimmy Fallon has finalized a deal with NBC to succeed Jay Leno as host of "The Tonight Show" and tape it in New York City in the spring of 2014.
NBC confirmed the news Wednesday through a press release, which also quoted Leno as saying: "Congratulations, Jimmy. I hope you're as lucky as me and hold on to the job until you're the old guy. If you need me, I'll be at the garage.”
The...Read more »
Jimmy Fallon joked last night about his reported move to "The Tonight Show" with its current host, Jay Leno, via a song parody of "Tonight" from "West Side Story."
The "Late NIght with Jimmy Fallon" star, who grew up in Saugerties, teamed up with Leno, a New Rochelle native, for the spoof, which aired during the usual transition between the two shows...Read more »
HBO's "Girls" has been filming parts of its third season in Harriman in Orange County, as well as parts of Rockland County, sources tell Newsday Westchester.
The show's crew also was spotted chowing down at Gleason's in Peekskill on Monday, acccording to the eatery's Facebook page.
Winner of multiple Golden Globe Awards and a Peabody Award in recent months, "Girls"...Read more »
Mike Myers and Ben Stiller get candid about their careers with host David Steinberg on tonight's episode of Showtime's "Inside Comedy."
Myers, a former Pound Ridge resident, chats about the personal experiences that led to his "Austin Powers" trilogy, while Stiller, who owns a home in Chappaqua, looks back on the "Blue Steel" pose and other circumstances that...Read more »
Howard Stern, Justin Long and Joshua Malina deliver this week's top Twitter contributions among celebrities with Hudson Valley ties.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and photos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, click here.
At No. 3 is former Briarcliff Manor disc...Read more »
Kate Mara has landed her first major role since the debut of her Netflix series, “House of Cards,” earlier this year. The Bedford native has signed on to star in “Transcendence,” the directorial debut of Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister.
Mara tweeted the news about her latest project on Wednesday.
#Excited “@theplaylist: Kate Mara Joins Wally Pfister's 'Transcendence' dlvr.it/386s4G”...Read more »
Hudson Valley, come on down! “The Price is Right” live tour will make a stop at the Westchester County Center on May 29 (198 Central Ave., White Plains; 914-995-4050; wmconcerts.com). If you want to have the game show experience without traveling to Hollywood, tickets for the event go on sale next week.
“The Price is Right” is crisscrossing the country to commemorate the iconic game show’s...Read more »
With Saugerties High School grad Jimmy Fallon reportedly in line to take over for New Rochelle native Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," the entertainment world is buzzing about who would fill Fallon's "Late Night" chair at NBC.
Newsday Westchester is no exception. Here are a few candidates who might be a good fit.
-- Howard Stern, who kicked off his DJ career in Briarcliff...Read more »
Howard Stern's former sidekick, Artie Lange, said the so-called "King of All Media" would be a worthy successor to Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" — assuming Stern would even want the gig.
"I think Howard would do great in a late-night situation on television," Lange told me last week. "I always thought that. The guy knows how to entertain people, man....Read more »
Valerie Harper, who recently revealed that she's been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, will reportedly guest on Betty White's "Hot in Cleveland" for a "Mary Tyler Moore Show" reunion episode.
Deadline reported Thursday that Harper, a 73-year-old Suffern native, would appear on the TVLand show with Mary Tyler Moore, Cloris Leachman, Gloria Angel and White, and that...Read more »