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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 

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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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Jay Leno ...  Himself - Host / ... 4,617 episodes, 1992-2014
Kevin Eubanks ...  Himself - Musical Director / ... 3,220 episodes, 1992-2013
Edd Hall ...  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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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 1992 (USA) See more »

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The tonight show med Jay Leno See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jay Leno has told reporters he does not thinks it's his fault that Conan Obrien was fired from his position at the tonight show and wound up leaving NBC: "If you want to blame the whole thing on me, I guess that's OK," he said. "If you think the whole reason that show didn't work is because of me, you're certainly welcome to believe that. But if Conan was not give a fair shake by NBC, that's certainly not my fault." See more »

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[about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers]
Jay Leno: She called Bush "the most brilliant man I ever met." This is a woman we're hiring for her *judgment*?
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Referenced in What Women Want (2000) See more »

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Tonite
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Composed by Branford Marsalis
(1992-2009)
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The best late night TV show by far.
8 June 2001 | by Brian-272See all my reviews

NBC had no need to worry they knew all along they had picked the right man to fill the shoes of Johnny Carson. Since 1992 Jay Leno has been the king of late night, Jay tells the best and funniest jokes you could imagine. Jay always has that feel good attitude and can brighten a day up for anyone who is depressed, plus Jay is a very caring person you can tell that the way he treats all of his very famous guest. "The, Tonight Show" band is the best the most interesting things about Jay are the many segments of the show he does. "Headlines", and the jaywalk are two of his most popular and funny segments. Believe me just watch this show one time and become a regular viewer Jay Leno is that great of a host.


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