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Craig Ferguson
Name : Craig Ferguson
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1962-05-17
Place of Birth : Glasgow, Scotland
Country Of Nationality : Scotland,  United States
TNN Categories : Celebrity,Comedian,Talk Show Hosts,TV Personalities
Brief Bio : Craig Ferguson (born May 17, 1962) is a Scottish-American comedian, television host, actor, and writer. He is the current host of CBS's The Late Late Show, a role which earned him an Emmy nomination in... - More...
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Ferguson wants Jon Stewart to replace Letterman
TV Squad - Santa Monica, CA, USA - Awwww, isn't it nice when one late night host gives a compliment to another?

Late, Late Show host Craig Ferguson says that he would like to see Jon Stewart take over for David Letterman if and when Letterman retires. Letterman's current contract with CBS is up in 2010, which just happens to be the same time that Stewart's contract is up with The Daily Show and Comedy Central.

But that's not the most interesting part of this interview with Ferguson over at Broadcasting and Cable. Ferguson hints strongly that if Letterman stays, he'll stay, but if Letterman does indeed retire, he'll probably
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Celebrities : Jon Stewart, Craig Ferguson, David Letterman
Categories : Political Commentators, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News, TV Personalities, Celebrity News
Posted 2/11/2008 03:02:08 AM | Permalink
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Ferguson Backs Stewart for Late Show Gig
TheCelebrityCafe.com - Valley Stream, NY, USA - Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson is backing Jon Stewart to take over for David Letterman, if Letterman leaves CBS when his contract is up in 2010.

“I think Jon should replace Dave if Dave decides to go,” Ferguson told Broadcasting & Cable last week.

“I think Dave should stay, I think he ain’t done. But if Dave is finished, I think Jon has earned the job.”

It seems funny to many, including certain writers at TheCelebrityCafe.com, that Ferguson supports Stewart, and not himself, for Letterman’s current job.

Ferguson’s support is evermore interesting because Stewart is only signed with Comedy Central through 2010, making
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Celebrities : Jon Stewart, Craig Ferguson
Categories : Political Commentators, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News, TV Personalities, Celebrity News
Posted 2/11/2008 12:02:52 AM | Permalink
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Craig Ferguson Was Third Choice For White House Correspondents' Dinner Host -- Who Couldn't Do It?
Editor & Publisher - USA - NEW YORK Late night TV host Craig Ferguson was not the first choice to host this year's White House Correspondents Association dinner. But WHCA President Ann Compton, who picked Ferguson, still expects his appearance to bring a fresh take on issues to Washington's top politicians and press.

"I picked him because he is somebody sort of outside the system," says Compton, who spoke Wednesday from a train that was taking her back to D.C. after a week of covering Hillary Clinton. "I had been Tivoing him for months. There is something younger and fresher about him."

Compton said she first offered the
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Celebrities : Craig Ferguson, Steve Carrell, Ellen DeGeneres
Categories : TV Actors, TV Hosts, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News, TV Personalities, Celebrity News
Posted 2/6/2008 01:02:21 AM | Permalink
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Craig Ferguson to perform evening of stand-up comedy on Oct. 5
UB News Center - Buffalo, NY, USA - The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Craig Ferguson at 8 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The performance is sponsored by the Student Association. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on July 13.

Ferguson entered the world of late night comedy following a diverse and eclectic career that encompasses film, television and the stage. Since taking the helm of the "Late, Late Show" on Jan. 3, 2005, the show has set all-time viewer records. Additionally, Ferguson recently received his
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Celebrities : Craig Ferguson
Categories : TV Hosts, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News
Posted 12/18/2007 12:12:23 AM | Permalink
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Fast and Loose With Craig Ferguson Live
Washington Post - United States - Between a late-night show on CBS and a 2006 Emmy nomination, it's not as if comedian Craig Ferguson needs the validation of a live crowd. He's appearing at the Warner Theatre on Saturday, part of a one-week, five-stop comedy tour, because stand-up is in his blood.

"Once you do it, it's always on your mind," the 45-year-old host -- and sometime actor, novelist, screenwriter and director -- says from Los Angeles, where he tapes "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson."

Indeed, standing behind a live microphone gives him an opportunity a national television slot does not. "Once you're onstage you don't
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Celebrities : Craig Ferguson
Categories : TV Hosts, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News
Posted 7/13/2007 12:07:58 AM | Permalink
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ADS SLICE FUNNYMAN FERGUSON'S LATE-NIGHT MONOLOGUE IN HALF
New York Post - New York, NY, USA - 'LATE Late Show" host Craig Ferguson was forced to take an un precedented commercial break in the middle of his Tuesday- night monologue - under a new mandate from management.

CBS, Ferguson's net work, is trying to goose the ratings by cramming ads into the hourlong broadcast earlier, since Nielsen will begin measur ing commercials for view ership this fall.

"This is a proactive re sponse to an upcoming rat ings system that will be put in place for the new season," says CBS spokes person Chris Ender.

"We want to get ahead of the game and experi ment to see if the
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Celebrities : Craig Ferguson
Categories : TV Hosts, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News
Posted 7/12/2007 12:07:22 AM | Permalink
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Ferguson says rules are different for Palace show
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh, PA, USA - Merge the DNA of James Bond with that of cheeky, profane Scottish comedian Billy Connolly, and the result might look something like Craig Ferguson. "When I was growing up, Billy was a stand-up comic and was famous in Scotland," says Ferguson, in a Scots accent thick as the fur on your tongue after a night of boozing.

"He was kind of like my hero, he was like Elvis to me. It was the first time I'd heard anyone talk on TV with an accent like mine."

As the host of "The Late, Late Show on CBS," Ferguson is suave, roguish and wry,
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Celebrities : Craig Ferguson
Categories : TV Actors, TV Hosts, Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News, TV Personalities, Celebrity News
Posted 7/12/2007 12:07:18 AM | Permalink
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 Craig Ferguson in the News
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Craig Ferguson promises laughs and not politics in upcoming show  Tribune-Review

Craig Ferguson's done it all in the world of entertainment. He's appeared in several TV shows; wrote, starred and directed feature films; authored best-selling ...

Arts preview: Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous Tour  Columbus Alive

Craig Ferguson has been on TV. Craig Ferguson has talked about politics. He's shared his own personal story about what it means to be an immigrant, what it ...

Craig Ferguson heads to Detroit's MGM Grand with celeb gossip and sexy accent  Detroit Metro Times

Great Scott! Though it has been just four years since the Scottish American comedian stepped away from The Late Late Show desk, former host/king of quirk, ...

Former Late Show host heads to Borgata | Arts & Entertainment  Atlantic City Weekly

Craig Ferguson. BORGATA // 9 P.M. FRIDAY, DEC. 7; $45, $49. WHAT TO EXPECT: Best known as the former host of CBS's “The Late Show,” comedian ...

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