Jay Leno returned Monday night to The Tonight Show with only the slightest of nods to the late-night shakeup that ended his primetime run and led to the departure of his successor — and now predecessor — Conan O'Brien.
Leno books Adam Lambert and others for Tonight Show return
"It's good to be home," Leno said of the show business institution he hosted for 17 years. "I'm Jay Leno, your host — at least for a little while."
With that, Leno went into his familiar monologue about the day's news. But this one was...
He's showed his softer side on The Oprah Winfrey Show and appeared alongside longtime rival David Letterman in the most buzzed-about commercial during Super Bowl XLIV. Step 3 in Jay Leno's return to late night: new promos.
With Leno scheduled to resume Tonight Show hosting duties March 1, NBC has unveiled...
Soon after Jay Leno reclaims his longtime 11:35 p.m. timeslot, he may lose bandleader Kevin Eubanks.
Eubanks has asked to leave the show and is working out the terms of his departure, The New York Times reports. Eubanks is set to...
Could Jay Leno be in for a rough return to The Tonight Show?
An overwhelming 69 percent of voters in a TVGuide.com poll said they used to watch Jay Leno, but will not watch anymore after what happened to Conan O'Brien.
Leno ends prime-time show — will you watch him at 11:35?
Only 15 percent of votes cast were from people who said ...
NBC's brief, disastrous experiment with bringing Jay Leno to prime time ends tonight at 10/9c ...
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men's continued ratings success led CBS to a Monday night win, according to Nielsen estimates.
Bang Theory (15.4 million viewers) scored the night's highest rating among 18-to-49-year-olds, while Men (16.5 million) was the night's most-watched program. The strong lead-in helped...
Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel says there's no way he "sucker punched" Jay Leno, despite what Leno told Oprah Winfrey.
Leno on Oprah: "I was devastated" to lose The Tonight Show
In an interview with Winfrey on Thursday, Leno said he felt "sucker-punched" when Kimmel appeared during ...
Jay Leno, Oprah Winfrey
Jay Leno said he was "devastated" when NBC executives first told him in 2004 that they were giving The Tonight Show to Conan O'Brien.
Oprah Winfrey to Interview Jay Leno; Possibly Conan O'Brien
Leno appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show Thursday to tell his side of the story of the recent late-night war that erupted when NBC decided to cancel Leno's prime-time show and bump O'Brien's Tonight Show to 12:05.
Although Leno reacted fairly positively to stepping aside for Conan in 2004, he said it was a tough pill to swallow. "It broke my heart. It really did; I was devastated," he told Winfrey. "This was the job that I had always wanted and this was the only job that ever mattered in show business — to me. It's the job every comic aspires to. It was just like, why?"
Leno said he...
NCIS: Los Angeles
Another Tuesday, another win for American Idol and Fox — but the viewer gap between Idol and NCIS is closing.
Down 12 percent from last Tuesday's episode, Idol's Los Angeles auditions still pulled in 24.2 million viewers, easily making it the night's most watched show, both in total viewers and in the adults 18-to-49 demographic. NCIS, while down slightly from its last original episode, was watched by 20.2 million viewers, the closest it has ever come to Idol's numbers on a given night.
NCIS: Los Angeles jumped 27 percent from its most recent new episode and drew 17.2 million viewers. A repeat of The Good Wife (10.3 million viewers) rounded out CBS' night and was good enough to help the network edge out NBC for second place...
The Jay Leno Show will end sooner than expected.
Conan O'Brien gets Justice on NBC
According to NBC's most recent prime-time schedule, the show's last airing will be on ...