The Jay Leno Show
America's favorite TV personality moves to primetime after seventeen years as host of The Tonight Show. Bringing fan favorite segments such as the opening monologue, Headlines and Jaywalking along for the ride, The Jay Leno Show adds to the comedy brought by The Tonight Show by adding a new comedy segment to the end and utilizing the brand new stage to get guests off the couch.
Last Episode01x105 Final episode Aired: Feb. 11, 2010
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Series Fun Facts
- This is the first primetime broadcast network show to air five nights a week since "Captain Video and His Video Rangers" (1949).
- Due to poor ratings for this show and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, NBC wanted to move this show to 11:35 pm and shorten it to a half-hour, bumping "The Tonight Show" to 12:05 AM.…
[show]Due to poor ratings for this show and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, NBC wanted to move this show to 11:35 pm and shorten it to a half-hour, bumping "The Tonight Show" to 12:05 AM. O'Brien refused to allow this and quit "The Tonight Show". Leno's show was cancelled and Leno returned to "The Tonight Show".
- Ranked #1 in Entertainment Weekly's list of "TV's 50 Biggest Bombs Ever" (issue #1087, January 29, 2010).
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