R.I.P. Jerry’s Seinfeld’s Influence

It’s the end of an era.  When “Seinfeld” went off the air in 1998 (!!) there was no bigger star in television who wielded more influence than Jerry Seinfeld.  Senior creative executives from every major studio were falling all over themselves to get the next…

Leno The King

Well, that didn’t take long.  There will be lots of “I’m With Coco” and David Letterman supporters that will say “It was expected…”, “Everyone was just curious about the switch…”, “Jay has all those Olympians on the show…” Whatever. I write this not as a…

Jay Leno and Sarah Palin

Love him or hate him, there is a reason Jay Leno has been #1 and will soon be #1 again in the late night wars. He will book anyone necessary to get ratings – as evidenced by the top guest on his second night back…