And devoted his Top Ten list to the things he'll miss about his former rival.
Jay Leno may have been the long-time ratings champ, but Dave will have the legacy.
Adios, Jay Leno.
Although it's unclear when the transition will occur.
Even Jon Stewart weighed in.
With a jab at David Letterman and a Conangate reminder.
Plus: Vanessa Hudgens twerked and unnerved Jay Leno, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
He deployed a Jurassic Park joke this time.
Jimmy Fallon is great, but as broadcast ratings decline, the network would be stupid to mess with one of the few shows that's not plummeting.
As it's being reported by Bill Carter, the man who literally wrote the book(s) on this subject.
"We've consistently been No. 1 in the ratings, and if you know anything about our network, that kind of thing is frowned upon."
Johnny Carson gets the American Masters treatment tonight on PBS.
The typical Jay Leno viewer could be Conan's dad.
And Monica wore a good T-shirt.
American what now?
Jay Leno, the Future. Future, Jay Leno.
Yeah, yeah, they sound great — Cubbie, call us!
And the hits keep coming for NBC.
Robyn could TEAR UP a spin class, that's for sure.
She apparently got a standing ovation.
Plus, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert broke up their "best friends for six months" relationship on our regular late-night roundup.
Plus, Martha Stewart gets her holiday turkeys drunk before she kills them with her bare hands, on our regular late-night roundup.
The kids love their Coco!
Letterman's softening Leno up for Conan.