Right when The Tonight Show's opening theme kicked in Friday night, at 11:30pm, reports started coming out about firings. Somewhere around 20-25 staffers were let go of their jobs. Leno is reported to have taken a "tremendous" pay cut to "save as many people’s jobs as he could." Leno salary is about $27-30 million, so "tremendous" is all relative. The reason for these cuts seems to be "more a network issue than a late-night issue." The Tonight Show is still the top-rated late night program, which is doubly impressive when you consider it has a MUCH worse lead-in than Letterman and Kimmel. Comcast, however, as the relatively new boss, is [...]
How It Works
Splitsider Presents is a digital comedy store selling great comedy directly to you. There are no hoops to jump through, and you don't need to hand over your identity. Buying is simple and straightforward; you don't need a credit card or an existing account. You can complete payment and be watching a show in seconds, choosing to pay via either Amazon or Paypal.
Splitsider keeps only 20% of the cost of the purchase after transaction, bandwidth and legal costs, with about 70% going directly to the artist.
You can stream your purchases on whatever device you like, or download them to your computer to keep forever in DRM-free file formats.
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