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LOS ANGELES | Veteran NBC producer Jim Bell joins Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight’

LOS ANGELES — Veteran NBC news and sports producer Jim Bell took charge of Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” as CBS late-night competitor Stephen Colbert edged closer among advertiser-favored young viewers. Bell’s assignment was announced Wednesday and follows the exit of longtime Fallon producer Mike DiCenzo, who tweeted Monday that he was taking a breather after … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Veteran NBC producer Jim Bell joins Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight’

NEW YORK | ‘Tonight Show’ cancels Norm Macdonald after MeToo comments

NEW YORK — “The Tonight Show” canceled an appearance by Norm Macdonald after criticism of his comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr. In a statement, NBC said it canceled Tuesday’s appearance “out of sensitivity to our audience.” The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member told The Hollywood Reporter … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Tonight Show’ cancels Norm Macdonald after MeToo comments

WASHINGTON | Trump tells Jimmy Fallon to ‘be a man’ over hair-mussing

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is telling “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon to “be a man” and stop “whimpering” about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump’s hair during a 2016 campaign appearance on Fallon’s late-night talk show. Fallon recently told The Hollywood Reporter that he “made a mistake” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tells Jimmy Fallon to ‘be a man’ over hair-mussing