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Monday December 17, 2007 3:05 pm

The Return of Late Night TV…Sort Of

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Late Night, Talk Shows, CBS, NBC, News,

Jay Leno and will be returning to work directly after the holidays, with new episodes scheduled to air Wednesday, January 2. They’ll be bringing entertainment back to TV, something that’s been sorely missing since the started.

An spokesperson said that Leno and O’Brien still support their writers, but by returning to work will give hundreds of people the chance to do their jobs. Of course, the late night variety programs will go on the air sans writers, so there’s no telling what fans will get. Currently, no guests have been announced for either program.

Meanwhile, and his company, Worldwide Pants, are hoping to broker a deal with the WGA.  If the parties can work out an arrangement independent of the dispute with the producers, the and the could soon also be returning with writers.

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