‘Reaper’ To Save Sunday Nights, Conan Is Jay’s Last Guest, And More

by | May 14, 2009 at 12:16 PM | The Ticker

Leno’s Last Stand: Conan O’Brien is taking over for Jay Leno on ‘The Tonight Show’ but he will also serve as Jay’s last guest in what’s sure to be the bittersweet last episode. The episode airs May 29 and Conan takes the helm June 1. Mel Gibson, Prince and Billy Crystal will also accompany Leno on the show in this last week.

‘Reaper’s’ Final Call: The CW’s ‘Reaper’ may be headed to the funeral home of sitcoms – cancellation – or it may live to see a third season. A ray of hope has surfaced in the form of a possibility that the series will surface on Sunday nights in syndication.

Back To SNL: Will Ferrell will go back to his roots when he hosts SNL on May 16. Will he don the old cheerleading outfit that made him famous? Green Day will serve as musical guest.

I Need a Hero: Ford Company and ‘Extreme Makeover Home Edition” are searching for community heroes and looking for that one individual who can win an F-150 and $250,000 in order to improve their community. Students, teachers and community leaders are encouraged to nominate a hero through May 31 at www.TheHeroesF150.com.