A scene in this evening's episode of How I Met Your Mother features members of the all-white main cast in yellow face and depicting Asian stereotypes and accents.It proves to be a controversial scene, and prompts series creator/producer Carter Bays to apologize on Twitter on January 15, explaining that it was meant to pay homage to the Kung fu movies they grew up on.
It is Leno's second departure from Tonight (the first being his departure in 2009 and his controversial return in 2010), and his final show features guests Billy Crystal (Leno's first Tonight guest in 1992) and Garth Brooks.
On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, CBS marks the occasion with a concert special, featuring performances by modern-day artists such as Katy Perry and Maroon 5, plus an interview with surviving Beatles Paul Mc Cartney and Ringo Starr by David Letterman, whose Late Show presently occupies Ed Sullivan's former studio.
The National Football League awards its Thursday Night Football package to CBS, which will produce 16 Thursday and Saturday night games in 2014 (with a league option for 2015).
Eight early-season games will air on CBS and be simulcast on NFL Network (which has carried the package since 2006), while NFLN will air eight late-season games exclusively.
Insider sees its title revert to just The Insider in line with omg! Celebrity; the two entities continue to promote and share each other's content.