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Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | June 18, 2014 at 4:19 pm | No comments

The recently-retired Tonight Show host and legendary stand-up comedian, Jay Leno, has been tapped to receive the coveted Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. “Like Mark Twain, Jay Leno has offered us a lifetime’s worth of humorous commentary on...

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Tonight Show favorite David Brenner passes away at 78 (Videos)

Tonight Show favorite David Brenner passes away at 78 (Videos)

By | March 17, 2014 at 9:41 am | No comments

The comedy world lost a great talent over the weekend with the death of veteran comic David Brenner. He died Saturday in his Manhattan home from cancer. He was 78. The son of a vaudevillian singer-dancer-comedian Lou Murphy, Brenner was born on Feb. 4, 1936. He spent two...

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Jay Leno remembers the days before Justin Bieber in his final monologue (Video)

Jay Leno remembers the days before Justin Bieber in his final monologue (Video)

By | February 10, 2014 at 10:14 am | No comments

As you very well know, last night was Jay Leno's final night of hosting The Tonight Show after nearly 22 years behind The Desk That Johnny Built. Leno, a hardworking jokesmith known for his 7 minutes of jokes to start every show, delivered his final Tonight monologue. He...

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Jay Leno gets emotional in Tonight Show farewell speech (Video)

Jay Leno gets emotional in Tonight Show farewell speech (Video)

By | February 7, 2014 at 11:42 am | No comments

Jay Leno wished us all a teary "heartfelt goodnight" last evening as he hosted The Tonight Show for the final time after nearly 22 years in the host's chair. The night was filled with his usual on-point monologue jokes, comical callbacks to his favorite Tonight moments, and a...

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Bill Clinton tops the list of Jay Leno joke targets, study says

Bill Clinton tops the list of Jay Leno joke targets, study says

By | February 7, 2014 at 8:49 am | No comments

Jay Leno concluded his nearly 22 year-run as the host of The Tonight Show yesterday and many are celebrating his reign by remembering their favorite late-night moments ("What the hell were you thinking?!"). One group of researchers chose to take reminiscing a step further. A...

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Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

By | February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am | No comments

Longtime friend Billy Crystal was Jay Leno's first guest on The Tonight Show back on March 25, 1992 when Leno took over the late night chair from the legendary Johnny Carson. He promised his old buddy to be his final guest, too. "A promise made. A promise kept," Crystal said...

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CNN wants Jay Leno after he leaves The Tonight Show

CNN wants Jay Leno after he leaves The Tonight Show

By | December 19, 2013 at 9:46 pm | One comment

Jay Leno will finally hand over the keys to The Tonight Show (again) in February when Jimmy Fallon becomes the next host of the long-running late night show. What will Leno do with himself after the show? Last time he tried to retire, he attempted to do a half-hour show on NBC...

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