Era of 'Obama-ism' hip pop leader near end

Jan 5, 2017

Era of 'Obama-ism' hip pop leader near end

From his campaign fist bump to his theatrical mic drop at the last White House correspondents’ dinner, Barack Obama ruled as America’s pop culture president. His two terms played out like a running chronicle of the trends of our times: slow-jamming the news with ...

Mar 24, 2014

Jimmy Fallon off to fast start on 'Tonight'

One month in, NBC’s generational trade of Jay Leno for Jimmy Fallon at the “Tonight” show is succeeding beyond the hopes of executives who engineered it. Fallon’s fast start is clear in television ratings and even more stark in social media metrics. While too ...

Leno to leave 'Tonight Show' in spring 2014

Apr 5, 2013

Leno to leave 'Tonight Show' in spring 2014

For the second time in about four years, Jay Leno is stepping down from NBC’s iconic late-night franchise “The Tonight Show.” This time, he’ll exit in spring 2014 to make way for “Late Night” star Jimmy Fallon. Fallon will take over sometime after that, ...