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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 

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 / ... 4,617 episodes, 1992-2014
...  Himself - Musical Director / ... 3,220 episodes, 1992-2013
...  Himself - Announcer / ... 2,692 episodes, 1992-2009
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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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25 May 1992 (USA)  »

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Trivia

On one of his monologues for CBS' "The Late Show" talk show competitor Dave Letterman wished rival Jay Leno "A Happy 60th Birthday,." Then he said "His friends presented him with a big birthday cake. He used the knife to cut it that he stabbed Conan in the back with." The monologue is available on Youtube. See more »

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Jay Leno: It's so cold in Washington, DC, it took 15 minutes to jump-start Dick Cheney's heart.
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Featured in Wag the Dog (1997) See more »

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Tonite
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Composed by Branford Marsalis
(1992-2009)
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Best of late night
5 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

If it's one thing Jay Leno does better than any of the late night comics I've seen it's that he is the best at recovering from a bad joke. His everyman's style is very appealing, relatable and funny. I also love the shows variety, its not uncommon for him to pull the rug out from under feet and make things funny out of weird and unusual situations. I love Jay's correspondence and both Jay and Kevin are good for bouncing off each other. Oh yes, and I also love the Headlines.


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