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Letterman wants Jay Leno to appear on the Late Show

Letterman wants Jay Leno to appear on the Late Show

According to reports in the media, David Letterman and his producers are very keen to get former Tonight Show host Jay Leno on his CBS talk show as a guest. NY Daily News reports “David Letterman wants Jay Leno to steal Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show thunder” and that one insider said “there’s been quiet talk behind the scenes for months that Dave will have Jay Leno on as a guest… producers waited until Fallon debuted (on Tonight), give him space…

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Jay Leno bows out of The Tonight Show after 22 years

Jay Leno bows out of The Tonight Show after 22 years

Jay Leno has signed off from The Tonight Show this week after 22 years hosting the talk show (excluding a brief stint when Conan O’Brien took over in 2009/2010). Leno’s final week saw his favourite guests making appearances including (upcoming Tonight Show host) Jimmy Fallon, Betty White, Bonnie Raitt, Matthew McConaughey, Charles Barkley, Lyle Lovett, Sandra Bullock, Blake Shelton, Vintage Trouble and his final programme had Billy Crystal (who also appeared on Leno’s first Tonight Show 22 years ago) &…

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Jay Leno’s exit interviews with 60 Minutes and Today Show

Jay Leno’s exit interviews with 60 Minutes and Today Show

Jay Leno has been sitting down with NBC and CBS this month for some “exit interviews” now that he’s into his final Tonight Show episodes – Jimmy Fallon takes over The Tonight Show in February. In his interview with NBC’s Today Show he was also joined by Jimmy Fallon to discuss “passing the Tonight Show torch” for a new generation, with Leno saying he “really admire [Jimmy Fallon] as a comic”. He also spoke about the failed attempt at retiring…

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Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee with Jay Leno

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee with Jay Leno

Jay Leno is the guest on the latest episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee – an internet series by Jerry Seinfeld. The web-only comedy/interview show always features Jerry Seinfeld inviting a celebrity into a classic car to drive and get coffee. Late Show host David Letterman was on the show last year. Leno’s episode is entitled “Comedy Is A Concealed Weapon” and features Jay having his first ever cup of coffee. Watch the episode in full below:

NBC releases promo for all-new Tonight Show for “a new era”

NBC releases promo for all-new Tonight Show for “a new era”

A promo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been released by NBC. The 1-minute video goes through the history of The Tonight Show over the past 60 years featuring: – Steve Allen – Jack Parr – The legendary Johnny Carson – Jay Leno’s standup appearance on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show – Jay Leno’s two tenures as host – A very brief mention of Conan O’Brien’s short-lived tenure – Clips from Late Night with new Tonight Show host Jimmy…

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The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon confirmed for 2014

The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon confirmed for 2014

NBC have confirmed Jay Leno will step down from The Tonight Show to be replaced by Late Night host Jimmy Fallon in February 2014. Leno already retired from The Tonight Show once before and, infamously, handed the reigns to (then host of Late Night) Conan O’Brien for a few months before he returned to Tonight after The Jay Leno Show (his new programme that aired in primetime – 10pm – every weeknight on NBC) wasn’t doing the business for NBC,…

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