A couple of quick Comcast-directed hits to begin the monologue, even though the LAT reports that the company has been pretty generous on the entertainment side since becoming owner of NBC Universal. It's just that "Tonight" was working with the same inflated budget it had during the short-lived move to prime time. The show has only been breaking even, despite strong ratings.
*Update: ABC will move Jimmy Kimmel to the 11:35 p.m. time slot, where he will compete with Leno and Letterman. "Nightline" gets relegated to 12:35, though the network says it will add an hour edition of "Nightline" in prime time at 9 p.m. Fridays. (NYT)