It's been a busy week here in the MTV Newsroom, as we've been dealing with the return of "American Idol," the meltdown on late-night TV and the horrors of the disaster in Haiti. And even though it's a long weekend, that doesn't mean that there won't be plenty to follow on MTV News. Be sure to stay tuned all weekend for our coverage of the Critic's Choice Movie Awards on Friday night (January 15) and the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (January 17). Check back often for updates, interviews and live blogs over at the MTV Movies Blog. Before you get your full dose of movie award news, be sure to take a look at anything you might have missed this week.
» We were a little obsessed with the new late-night war currently going on between Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno. It started when Leno's show was officially canceled (joining a pantheon of spectacular failures), leading to doubts about Conan's future. But he shouldn't worry, because the dude has options.
» As for Leno? He's got options too.
» The late-night wars weren't the only thing happening this week, as "American Idol" returned. But the premiere was undone slightly by the announcement that Simon Cowell would be leaving after this season is complete. Who will be Simon's replacement?