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  1. Jay Leno Signs Off: Final 'Tonight' Brings Billy Crystal, Oprah Winfrey and a Musical Tribute (Video)

    5:17 pm 2/6/2014

    The exiting host, joined by famous friends, pays homage to two decades of pop culture targets, gets a "Sound of Music" spoof and gives a teary "thank you" to his fans and crew.Read more

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  2. 'Tonight Show': Jay Leno Gets Big Musical Sendoff From Surprise Guests (Video)

    4:52 pm 2/6/2014

    Billy Crystal led Oprah Winfrey, Jack Black, Kim Kardashian and others in "So Long, Farewell" from "The Sound of Music."Read more

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  3. Billy Crystal on Bookending Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    4:30 pm 2/6/2014

    "This brings to an end a long, successful two decades of a man’s career and of a country’s relationship with somebody," Crystal tells THR of Leno's exit.Read more

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  4. Jay Leno's Memorable 'Tonight Show' Interviews (Video)

    1:06 pm 2/6/2014

    A roundup of the late-night star's most memorable onscreen moments, including Hugh Grant, Barack Obama, Paul Newman and Arnold Schwarzenegger.Read more

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  5. TV Ratings: Leno and Fallon Bring Best Wednesdays Since … Conan O'Brien

    8:35 am 2/6/2014

    UPDATED: On the eve of the last Leno-era "Tonight," both late-night talkers see their respective shows post their top overnight returns since the last changing of the guard in 2009.Read more

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  6. Sandra Bullock's Tearful Tribute to Jay Leno: 'You've Always Been so Kind'

    9:28 pm 2/5/2014

    In Leno's second-to-last "Tonight Show," the "Gravity" actress nearly breaks down, saying the host always treated her well "even when the film was awful."Read more

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  7. Jay Leno's Top 'Tonight Show' Joke Targets: Bill Clinton, O.J. Simpson

    7:49 am 2/5/2014

    A new study that tracks the comedian's 44,000 late-night punchlines since 1992 also lists George W. Bush, Michael Jackson and Martha Stewart as hot topics.Read more

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  8. Jimmy Fallon Invites Jay Leno to Be Guest on New 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    7:30 am 2/5/2014

    The incoming host said he bought the comedian a round-trip ticket to New York and that "whenever he wants, he's got a stage."Read more

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  9. Jimmy Fallon Pens Heartfelt 'Thank You Notes' for Jay Leno (Video)

    10:56 pm 2/3/2014

    Before taking over as "Tonight Show" host, Fallon offered his gratitude to Leno and pledged, "I will do my best to make you proud every single night."Read more

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  10. Late-Night Ratings Battle: Leno's Legacy, Fallon's Potential and the Threat of Kimmel

    11:24 am 2/3/2014

    NBC's changing of the guard at TV's most valuable late-night property happens under very different circumstances than in 2009, as ABC's Kimmel improves in his year-old time slot and cable's portfolio of talkers continues to grow.Read more

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