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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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Barack Obama's appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #17.50 (2009) marked the first television talk show appearance by a sitting President. See more »

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[Jay Leno tells a joke about Bush "outsourcing" the presidency]
Jay Leno: That seemed kinda mean, didn't it? Who is writing all these Bush jokes? Ellen, put on the camera in the cue card room.
[switches camera to John Edwards writing monologue cue cards]
Jay Leno: Who's writing in there?
John Edwards: Hey Jay - you do your job, and let me do mine.
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Referenced in ER: What Life? (1995) 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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