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Watch Jay Leno Say Goodbye on His Last ‘Tonight Show’

Well, here it is. After 22 years of hosting The Tonight Show, Leno took his final bow last night and gave the above heartfelt farewell to his audience and fans. Leno thanks the audience, the crew, writers, and producers for what he calls "the [...]

By Megh Wright

Videolist: The Best of ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’

After over 20 years on the air, Jay Leno's Tonight Show will be airing its final episode tonight, the end of an era in late night television. Although Leno already did a "final episode" in 2009, tonight's looks like it will stick, and America [...]

By Bradford Evans

Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno Talk ‘Tonight Show’ Past and Future

Last night, Tonight Show heir Jimmy Fallon paid Leno a visit, and the two chatted about Super Bowl commercials, Jimmy's thoughts on magazine airbrushing, and the glowing pride he feels now that his baby daughter knows how to chew pasta. In part [...]

By Megh Wright

Watch Leslie Mann’s Tearful, Awkward, Adorable Goodbye to Jay Leno

When Leslie Mann realized that last night was her final interview with Jay Leno (her first was in 1996 to promote The Cable Guy), she instantly burst into tears and delivered one of the sweetest and most awkward goodbyes ever. We may never know [...]

By Megh Wright

Louis C.K. Announces Release of ‘Tomorrow Night’ on ‘Leno’

Louis C.K. was a guest on Leno last night, and in the above clip he tells Jay all about his secret desire to not get his daughters Christmas presents, then he makes the cool announcement that Tomorrow Night, the first full-length (and [...]

By Megh Wright

Judd Apatow Does Some Show-and-Tell on ‘Leno’

Judd Apatow was a guest on Leno last night, and he brought tons of goodies to share: a photo from his "Jewhawk" Sylvester Stallone lookalike days, a photo that proves Robert De Niro says "cheese" for photos, a sound clip of Apatow interviewing [...]

By Megh Wright

Jay Leno and ‘The Tonight Show’ Are Being Sued for Defamation

Flight attendant Louann Giambattista is suing Jay Leno, The Tonight Show, and NBC over a segment that she says accused her of "engaging in bestiality and sexual misconduct with a rat." The segment stemmed from another lawsuit Giambattista filed [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Key & Peele’s Valets Love Sandra Bullock

Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key stopped by The Tonight Show on Friday and had the good fortune to follow Sandra Bullock, as Bullocks herself is the centerpiece of this upcoming Key & Peele sketch involving the show's popular, [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Jay Leno Joked Again About Killing Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon was a guest on The Tonight Show on Friday, and Jay Leno continued his campaign to let everyone know he's totally cool with losing The Tonight Show this time by again joking around with his soon-to-be predecessor about how much he [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Jay Leno’s Staff Is Already Leaving ‘The Tonight Show’

Jay Leno is set to once again leave The Tonight Show in February, but this time he won't have another (nearly identical) show to employ his staff. As a result, some are already jumping ship, according to Deadline reports, which reported [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Does Doing Standup on a Late Night Show Still Matter?

Late night shows have always been more than just variety programs. There were cultural touchstones, broad shared places for topical comedy and entertainment, and they served as key launching pads for several generations of comedians. A few [...]

By Elise Czajkowski