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TV Junkie: Leno to Be Cancelled?! John Oliver on Fallon Tonight; People's Choice

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John Oliver of "Daily Show" fame will be on Jimmy Fallon tonight to promo his new show "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Comedy Show" which has a huge title
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Rumors reports to the effect that Jay Leno's primetime talk show cancelled would make many in Los Angeles elated if true. NBC has been under the gun from just about everyone ever since the creation of the show was announced. Writers, production people, actors, affiliates, have been on the losing end of the money when Leno's show cancelled five hours of scripted programming per week. Now it looks like NBC is admitting that they have been losing money in the near terms as a result of this show - they were always losing mid- to long-term as there is no syndication or DVD value from Leno's talk show. The big question is: what will happen with the remaining late night line-up? Will NBC crowbar Leno back into "The Tonight Show" and/or otherwise mess with the lives of those behind Conan and Fallon's shows?
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Check out the "Project Runway" teaser at the end of this post if you are so inclined. The new season premieres next Thursday on Lifetime.
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Tonight our favorite limey funny man, John Oliver, is on Fallon talking up his new series, "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Comedy Show", which launches tomorrow on Comedy Central. It should be great he's brilliant. Hear him this morning on NPR, see him when we interviewed him on the red carpet at the Emmys. Many of our comic favorites will be featured on his show, including the incredible Eugene Mirman whom we have some excellent footage of here and here.
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Back in October we told you to put your People's Choice votes in, and what did (the majority of) you vote for? Vampires. Yup, it was all vampires all night last night at the People's Choice Awards. Even though we love winner "True Blood", we kind of can't wait for this whole vampire thing to finally peter out, and no, wolfmen are not a legitimate alternative.
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BBC talk show host (sorry about all the Brit stuff), Jonathan Ross (whose show airs on Friday nights in the US on BBC America) is quitting and we can't believe it. This all stems back to a prank call he made with bad boy Russell (@rustyrockets) Brand back in 2008.
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The TV Junkie Plan: "Attack of the Show" (Live from CES in Vegas), "SoCal Connected" (marijuana in SoCal), "American Chopper" (Paul Jr. pays a visit!), "Celebrity Rehab", Conan, Ferguson (Steven Wright!!) and/or Fallon (John Oliver!!)