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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 humorous monologue, followed by several celebrity... See more »

Awards:
  • Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 43 nominations.
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  Self - Host / ... (4,613 episodes, 1992-2014)
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  Self - Musical Director / ... (3,219 episodes, 1992-2013)
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  Self - Announcer / ... (2,679 episodes, 1992-2009)
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  Self - Announcer / ... (1,166 episodes, 2004-2014)
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  Self - Announcer / ... (834 episodes, 2010-2014)
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  Self - Bandleader (770 episodes, 2010-2014)
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  Themselves - Show Band / ... (329 episodes, 1992-2013)
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  Self - Musical Director / ... (322 episodes, 1992-2007)
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Adam Smith ...
  Self - Audience Liaison / ... (75 episodes, 2011-2014)
Shannon Ratigan ...
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Julie Scardina ...
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  Self - Guest (64 episodes, 2007)
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  Drummer / ... (51 episodes, 2006-2014)
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  Self - 'Shoulda' / ... (50 episodes, 2004-2014)
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  Various Characters / ... (45 episodes, 1998-2009)
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  Self - Guest (42 episodes, 2001-2014)
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  Actor / ... (36 episodes, 2000-2008)
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  Unknown Character / ... (35 episodes, 2008-2014)
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  Self / ... (34 episodes, 1994-2013)
Wayne Linsey ...
  Self - The Tonight Show Band: Keyboards (34 episodes, 2010-2013)
Dorian Holley ...
  Self - The Tonight Show Band: Vocalist / ... (33 episodes, 2010-2014)
Bryan Branly ...
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  Self - 'Meal or No Meal' Judge / ... (32 episodes, 2007-2013)
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  Self / ... (32 episodes, 1994-2010)
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  Self - Voice of Photo Booth / ... (32 episodes, 2005-2014)
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  Self / ... (31 episodes, 1992-2014)
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  Self - Guest / ... (31 episodes, 1992-2014)
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Joan Embery ...
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  Self - Guest / ... (30 episodes, 1993-2014)
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  Self / ... (30 episodes, 1996-2014)
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  Self - Staff Writer / ... (29 episodes, 2010-2014)
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  Various Characters (28 episodes, 1997-2005)
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  Self - Correspondent: Testing New Products / ... (27 episodes, 2010-2014)
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  Self / ... (29 episodes, 2000-2013)
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  Self - Guest (32 episodes, 1993-2013)
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  Self / ... (26 episodes, 1998-2014)
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  Self - Guest / ... (25 episodes, 1995-2013)
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  Self / ... (25 episodes, 1996-2011)
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Plot Summary

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

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Also Known As
  • Ночное шоу с Джейем Лено (Russia)
  • ザ・トゥナイト・ショー・ウィズ・ジェイ・レノ (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Veče sa Džejem Lenoom (Serbia)
  • The tonight show med Jay Leno (Denmark)
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Runtime
  • 62 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Barack Obama's appearance on Episode #17.50 (2009) marked the first television talk show appearance by a sitting President. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Playboy: The Best of Pamela Anderson (1995). See more »
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Quotes [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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