The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )

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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 ... See full summary »

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 Himself - Host / ... (4,610 episodes, 1992-2014)
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 Himself - Musical Director / ... (3,217 episodes, 1995-2013)
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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 <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Jimmy Brogan, who co-wrote Jay Leno's opening monologue from 1992-2001, was usually seen sitting off to the side of the audience. Once in a while, Jay would make a bet with Jimmy if a certain joke worked or not, and the loser would pay the winner in front of the camera. See more »

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[on trip to China, guest Liam Neeson spent about $15 on some very cheap watches for his kids]
Jay Leno: You cheap bastard.
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Referenced in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Christmas Show (2006) See more »

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Tonite
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Composed by Branford Marsalis
(1992-2009)
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Above all He's ANIMATED!
17 November 2002 | by (UT, USA) – See all my reviews

For all who say that Dave is better, I have to say he's a STIFF! Every time I've looked at Dave while Jay has been doing reruns all I see is that he stands there like his feet are glued to the stage, and gives a monologue that doesn't even last as long as Jay's do. I find Jay to be much more animated, using spunk to give us some added flavor to the jokes. Dave smiles, Jay smirks. Dave's BORING! I think I've seen 3 top ten's I've enjoyed out of about fifteen total I've seen. I find Jay to be a very professional interviewer, having a blast with each guest. Headlines rock! Jaywalking rocks! Sidewalking rocks! I find GREAT chemistry between Jay and Kev. It will ALWAYS be Jay, NOT Dave.


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