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On the Job: Two Schools and an Edge in the Entertainment Industry

On the Job: Two Schools and an Edge in the Entertainment Industry

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Features

Senior Shobhit Jain balances an intern with "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," a dual degree program in Stern and Tisch and an R.A. position at Hayden Hall. How does he do it?

This place has everything: SNL memorabilia, history and Stefon

This place has everything: SNL memorabilia, history and Stefon

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Walk through a week of production at SNL, sit on Wayne's couch and stand on the legendary Studio 8H stage at "SNL: The Exhibition."

Late night talk shows should consider female hosts

Late night talk shows should consider female hosts

By Annie Cohen, Contributing Columnist

September 18, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Given the current pool of prominent, successful and qualified female comedians, the lack of women in the late night talk show host role is disgraceful.

Fallon takes torch from Leno on ‘Tonight’

Fallon takes torch from Leno on ‘Tonight’

February 18, 2014


Filed under Arts

Late night television changed for the better when Jimmy Fallon — comedian, “Saturday Night Live” alumnus and former host of “Late Night” — became the sixth host of the institution known as “The Tonight Show” on Feb. 17. But before that could happen, Fallon, The Roots and the writers and ...

Fallon, Meyers prepare to join late night TV history

Fallon, Meyers prepare to join late night TV history

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

Johnny Carson, known as the King of Late Night, set the precedent for “The Tonight Show’s” casual and easygoing tone. In his record 30-year stint on the air, he influenced much of today’s late night lineup, namely David Letterman, Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon. NBC’s rich late-night history ...