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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Jerry Seinfeld Signs On As "Jay Leno Show's" First Guest

Jerry Seinfeld Signs On As "Jay Leno Show's" First Guest

NBC comedic legend Jerry Seinfeld has signed on to be the first guest when Jay Leno returns to the network for his new program, "The Jay Leno Show," next month.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Leno Off to a Fresh, Early Start

Leno Off to a Fresh, Early Start

Jay Leno mixes old and new in debut – and gets an unexpected boost from Kanye West.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Solemn Kanye Appears on Leno Debut

Solemn Kanye Appears on Leno Debut

Kanye West emotionally apologized again for interrupting Taylor Swift's speech at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday evening, telling Jay Leno in the talk show host show's premiere that his mother, who died last...

Monday, Sep 14, 2009

Jay Leno Returns With Kanye as First Guest

Jay Leno Returns With Kanye as First Guest

When Jay Leno debuts his new prime-time show tonight, he'll have a fresh new set, fresh material and fresh controversy in the form of Kanye West, one of the show's first guests.

Saturday, Sep 12, 2009

Who's Putting More on the Line: Jay or NBC?

Who's Putting More on the Line: Jay or NBC?

If "The Jay Leno Show" succeeds, it will transform the economics of prime-time.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Jay’s Bid for Prime Time Comedy Throne

Jay’s Bid for Prime Time Comedy Throne

Leno stakes his legacy on uncharted 10 p.m. kingdom.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2009

Leno Shows Off His New Set

Leno Shows Off His New Set

Take a tour of the set of "The Jay Leno Show" with Leno himself.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Leno Scoffs at New Show’s Hype

Leno Scoffs at New Show’s Hype

Comedian  has tried to lower expectations and  downplay all the fuss about the launch of “The Jay Leno Show” which begins Sept. 14 at 10 p.m. on NBC.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009

Leno in Prime Time: No Couch, Lots More Comedy

Leno in Prime Time: No Couch, Lots More Comedy

When Jay Leno moves to prime time next week celebrities won't be able to sit through their interviews -- they'll be challenged to a race. Check out what else Leno says you have to look forward to.

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