Thompson on Hollywood

Finally, Conan O'Brien is close to settling with NBC, which (thanks apparently to Universal chief Ron Meyer) is not only paying the talk show host off, but letting him go work for someone else. Leno, who has been hammered relentlessly, along with NBC and NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker, will stay.

Check out this assemblage of Late Night craziness: Leno vs. O'Brien, Kimmel vs. Leno.

The Tonight Show is for sale on Craig's List.