Jay Leno’s new entertainment show will debut on NBC on the 14th September at 10pm weeknights. The name of the show has been confirmed – it will be called The Jay Leno Show.
The new show will air on NBC nightly in primetime at 10pm for one hour and it will be taped at the Burbank studio that was used for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno before Leno stopped hosting Tonight last month. Jay has a four year contract for The Jay Leno Show but has the choice to cancel after two years if he wants to.
The Jay Leno Show will be different to The Tonight Show With Jay Leno format and is thought to focus more on comedy rather than interviews, but there will probably still be a couch and a desk (although Jay has said he would prefer there not to be a desk at all).
Some segments will remain from The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on the new show – including Jaywalking and Headlines.
In a short preview of The Jay Leno Show, it’s revealed the show will start with a monologue and end with a new comedy segment, and that Jay will be getting his guests off the couch and participating in the comedy segments. The preview says it will be on air 46 weeks of the year with “more comedy, less murder” at 10pm.
It’s not been confirmed whether any UK television channel has picked up the rights to air The Jay Leno Show when it starts in September.
The Jay Leno Show preview;
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