After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening humorous monologue, followed by several celebrity interviews, comedy sketches and musical numbers. Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
25 May 1992 (USA)
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The tonight show med Jay Leno
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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When Johnny Carson announced his retirement, he promised the Tonight Show to David Letterman. However, NBC gave it to Jay Leno instead, resulting in a long time feud between the two. According to the book "The Late Shift", Carson felt betrayed by NBC and Leno. Carson stayed friends with Letterman until his death. See more
[about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers
She called Bush "the most brilliant man I ever met." This is a woman we're hiring for her *judgment*?
Referenced in John Glenn: American Hero
Composed by Branford Marsalis
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