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A-list comes to Washington for White House Correspondents Dinner

A-list comes to Washington for White House Correspondents Dinner

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Politics, entertainment and the news media blended in Washington Saturday for what has become called the nerd prom, the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 18, 2013.
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NBC says Fallon to replace Leno in spring 2014

NBC says Fallon to replace Leno in spring 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 3 (UPI) -- Jay Leno publicly congratulated Jimmy Fallon after NBC confirmed Wednesday Fallon will replace Leno as host of "The Tonight Show" in New York in spring 2014.

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Hollywood star Clark Gable's son arrested for DUI ... NBC says Fallon to replace Leno in spring 2014 ... Rolling Stones announces North American, British tour dates ... Timberlake's '20/20' tops U.S. album chart ... News from United Press International.

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Omarosa Manigault fired on 'Celebrity Apprentice' ... Report: 'Glee' actor Cory Montieth checks into rehab ... Former 'ER' actor Mekhi Phifer marries Reshelet Barnes ... TBS renews 'Conan' through November 2015 ... News from United Press International.
TBS renews 'Conan' through November 2015

TBS renews 'Conan' through November 2015

LOS ANGELES, April 1 (UPI) -- TBS announced Monday it has renewed its American late-night talk-show "Conan" through November 2015.

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Singer Bobby Brown released from jail after 9 hours ... Report: 'Tonight' show moving back to NYC with Fallon to host ... 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane and 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke break up ... Kanye West wants to name baby with Kim Kardashian North ... News from United Press International.
Report: 'Tonight' show moving back to NYC with Fallon to host

Report: 'Tonight' show moving back to NYC with Fallon to host

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- NBC plans to move "The Tonight Show" from Burbank, Calif., to Manhattan with Jimmy Fallon replacing Jay Leno no later than fall 2014, The New York Times said.

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Leno leaving 'Tonight' next season? ... Yet another court date set for Lohan ... Cowell launches online talent contest ... Susan Boyle starring in first film ... News from United Press International.
Jay Leno leaving NBC's 'Tonight' next season?

Jay Leno leaving NBC's 'Tonight' next season?

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- The 2013-14 television season will be the last for Jay Leno as host of "The Tonight Show" in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter quoted two sources as saying.

Pete Holmes, the voice of e*trade baby, gets own TBS comedy series

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- TBS says it has ordered a four-week run of a late-night comedy series starring Pete Holmes, a U.S. comedian known as the voice of the baby in the e*trade ads.

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Kimmel: Leno 'totally sold out' … Douglas: Damon courageous in Liberace role … Clarkson: I'm not a lesbian … Photos seem to show Bieber holding joint … News from United Press International.
Kimmel: Leno 'totally sold out'

Kimmel: Leno 'totally sold out'

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Jimmy Kimmel says he has "disdain" for Jay Leno, saying his fellow late-night talk show host used to be funny but has "totally sold out."
Foxx, Aniston urge gun control in PSA

Foxx, Aniston urge gun control in PSA

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Dozens of celebrities, including Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Aniston, appeared in a public service announcement asking U.S. citizens to demand tougher gun control.
PSY performs at D.C. Christmas concert after anti-American song scandal

PSY performs at D.C. Christmas concert after anti-American song scandal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- PSY performed at the 31st annual "Christmas in Washington" event, days after apologizing for singing a song in 2004 calling for the deaths of U.S. soldiers.
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In this photo provided by NBC, Conan O'Brien (L) is interviewed by Jay Leno during Leno's final taping as host of "The Tonight Show" in Burbank, California on May 29, 2009. (UPI Photo/Paul Drinkwater)
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Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer and performer. He is currently the host of Conan, a late-night talk show that airs on the American cable television station TBS.

O'Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts and raised in an Irish Catholic family. He landed his first comedy job as a writer for the sketch comedy series Not Necessarily the News, after first serving as president of the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, where he wrote for several comedy shows, and later moved to New York City to work on the writing staff of Saturday Night Live, and later for The Simpsons. O'Brien went on to serve as host of Late Night with Conan O'Brien from 1993 to 2009, before going on to host the short-lived The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien for seven months. He is the only personality to ever serve as host for both the NBC Late Night and Tonight Show franchises.

On April 12, 2010, it was announced that O'Brien would begin hosting a new late-night talk show on cable TV network TBS. Conan premiered on November 8, 2010.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Conan O'Brien."
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