Jay Leno


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  • Birth Name: James Douglas Muir Leno
  • Birth Place: New Rochelle, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/28/1950, Taurus
  • Profession: Talk-show host; comedian; author
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Inside the Final Episode of The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson

A billboard currently stationed outside CBS' Television City studio in Los Angeles gives thanks to Craig Ferguson for "10 years of joyous insanity," adding, "it truly was not like any other late night show."

That's not an exaggeration. The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson was the first talk show to feature a robot sidekick — the sassy skeleton Geoff Peterson — and a galloping mascot like Secretariat (actually two guys in a horse costume). And unlike most other hosts, Ferguson likes to interview guests in a freeform fashion, notably tearing up his notes at the start of each chat.

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VIDEO: Watch Jay Leno Hijack The Tonight Show from Jimmy Fallon

Jay Leno returned to The Tonight Show Friday — and at times, it seemed like he forgot he was there as a guest rather than the host.

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Which Longtime Late-Night Host Will Be Craig Ferguson's Last Late Late Show Guest?

Craig Ferguson will bid farewell to late-night TV next month when he steps down as host of The Late Late Show on Friday, Dec. 19. The good news is that he'll be able to get plenty of ...read more


Last Comic Standing: Jay Leno Story 7
'Winter's Tale' Preview (HBO)
Joy Behar, Part 1
What Is A Comedian?

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Tales of the Rat Fink
Cars 2
Igor (2008)

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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas
Grand Classic
Fairly Odd Fairy Tales
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Year Title Description
2014 Elf TV Show Series, Voice
2014 Jay Leno TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 Jay Leno TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2014 The 1984 Los Angeles Comedy Competition with Host Jay Leno TV Show Series, Performer
2014 Disney 7D TV Show Series, Voice

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Jay Leno Returns to The Tonight Show for the First Time Since His Second Retirement

Jay Leno just can't quit The Tonight Show.

The late-night alum will sit down with current Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon as a guest on Friday, Nov. 7, presumably to talk about his acceptance of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor last month. The ceremony will air Nov. 23 on PBS.

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Hey Buddy! Which Big Bang Theory Actor Will Star In NBC's Animated Elf Holiday Special?

Bazinga all the way! The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons will provide the voice of Buddy the Elf in NBC's upcoming stop-motion animated holiday special Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas, the network announced Friday.

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Is Jay Leno Coming Back to TV?

Jay Leno is close to inking a deal for his first permanent post-Tonight Show gig.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Leno is near a deal with CNBC to host a primetime show that will focus on his love of cars. The program would fit right in with the network's latest push "CNBC Prime," which features original shows such as The ProfitCar Chasers and re-runs of Shark Tank. The new deal would keep him in the NBC Universal family where he's been employed since 1992.

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Joan Rivers, Comedienne and Fashion Police Host, Dies at 81

Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers died Thursday after being taken off of life support, her daughter Melissa told The Associated Press. She was 81.

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Exclusive: Watch Jay Leno Share His Best Comedy Advice on Last Comic Standing

Whether you're a fan or not, there's no denying Jay Leno is a comedy legend. On Thursday's Last Comic Standingcontestants are surprised with a trip to Vegas to pick Leno's brain for tips and tricks to make it in stand-up.

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1984 Los Angeles Comedy Competition With Jay Leno
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