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 »
The program is geared toward people with absolutely no attention span and offers little useful information. Mostly sensational in its format, the presentations are geared toward selling a nutrient, micro nutrient, or "procedure" being marketed by the guests. Medically and scientifically, the show has huge gaps.
The games he used to have at the end, "Jeopardy-like" were abandoned this season -- and good riddance. They made a mockery of both the contestants and the issues being addressed -- the games were supposed to be substantive, to teach the viewer something. They always fell short.
A final observation: there is rarely any follow up with the guests who've had to lose considerable weight, or whom he's challenged to make major changes in lifestyle. Why? Doesn't he/producers believe in what they're doing? Let's see these successes (or not) and work harder to help them, rather than just making 'examples' out of them on TV.
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