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More 4 to air Daily Show Global Edition only

More 4 to air Daily Show Global Edition only

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has featured in More4’s schedule since launch in 2005. Aired at 8.30PM, the programme followed More4 News, which itself ended almost a year ago. The Daily Show Global Edition features highlights from the week, with a specific introduction from Jon Stewart and an ‘International Moment of Zen’. Global Edition also aired on CNN International, but does not currently feature in the CNN International schedule in Europe. According to Media Guardian, More4 will now air…

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Jimmy Fallon is the new host of Late Night

Jimmy Fallon is the new host of Late Night

NBC last night announced that Jimmy Fallon will be the new host of Late Night when Conan O’Brien takes over at the Tonight Show next year. Fallon joined NBC in 1998 on Saturday Night Live and went on to “co-anchor” the Weekend Update spot with Tina Fey two years later. The former MTV awards host also guest presented the Late Show in 2003. The announcement appears to put to bed rumours that NBC might be thinking about keeping Leno on…

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Radiohead to Appear on Late Night… from England

Radiohead to Appear on Late Night… from England

To avoid leaving a carbon footprint ahead of their US tour, UK band Radiohead are set to pre-record their Wednesday performance on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in their London studio. Frontman Thom Yorke told reporters that the band would be avoiding leaving the equivalent of driving a car for a solid year. More: Radiohead go green for live show (BBC Newsbeat)

Live adverts coming to Jimmy Kimmel Live?

Live adverts coming to Jimmy Kimmel Live?

US publication AdWeek is reporting that broadcaster ABC may be looking back to the 50’s and 60’s by introducing live advert spots into Jimmy Kimmel Live. The move is subject to interest from advertisers, and is expected to begin in May. Satellite navigation manufacturer Garmin aired a live advert last year on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and are planning another in this quarter. More: Kimmel’s Show to Host Live Ads (AdWeek)