The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

  • 1992
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

The venerable show that became one of TV's sturdiest (and most profitable) institutions, and a window into American culture. Like `Today,' `Tonight' was the brainchild of NBC exec Sylvester `Pat' Weaver. Originally telecast live from New York, it went to tape in the late '50s (which enabled censors to snip Jack Paar's `w.c.' joke, prompting him to walk off...read more

Season 11, Episode 86 The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

First Aired: February 5, 2003

Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura, Luke Wilson. Music guest: Kasey Chambers.

Guest Cast

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: May 25, 1992
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: The venerable show that became one of TV's sturdiest (and most profitable) institutions, and a window into American culture. Like `Today,' `Tonight' was the brainchild of NBC exec Sylvester `Pat' Weaver. Originally telecast live from New York, it went to t… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

<i style="">The Leftovers</i>
The Leftovers: Is Kevin Really the Messiah?

Justin Theroux and Carrie Coon discuss Kevin and Nora's reaction to Matt's new gospel