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

    9:22 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    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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  2. Conan O'Brien Zings Jay Leno Night of Host's Final 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    9:12 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    Late night rivals David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel offered simple congratulations to the comedian. READ MORE

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

    6:12 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    "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. Inside Jay Leno's Teary, Guest-Filled 'Tonight Show' Goodbye (Video)

    6:00 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    Leno signs off after 22 years at NBC, with wife Mavis and friends in the audience, and a handful of surprise guests -- including Carol Burnett and Oprah Winfrey. READ MORE

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

    8:35 am PST 02/06/2014
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    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'

    9:50 pm PST 02/05/2014
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    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

    9:09 am PST 02/05/2014
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    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)

    7:47 am PST 02/05/2014
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    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)

    11:25 pm PST 02/03/2014
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    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 Showdown: Conan, Kimmel Target Jay Leno's Final 'Tonight Show'

    10:46 am PST 02/03/2014
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    Leno may be ending his "Tonight Show" era on Thursday, but his competitors are making sure he doesn't get all the attention. READ MORE

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  11. CNN's Jay Leno Special Omits Jeff Zucker's Role in Conan O'Brien Debacle

    8:18 pm PST 01/31/2014
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    The CNN chief was instrumental in Leno's first "Tonight Show" ouster back when he ran NBC. READ MORE

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  12. Miley Cyrus' Advice to Justin Bieber: Pay People to Keep You Out of Trouble (Video)

    9:08 pm PST 01/30/2014
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    The singer tells Jay Leno that the embattled teen has plenty of money and should just buy a home and add a club to it. READ MORE

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  13. CNN to Air Jay Leno Special

    9:57 am PST 01/29/2014
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    The 30-minute "Mr. Comedy" program, featuring highlights from his career, airs one week before the host's final "Tonight Show." READ MORE

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  14. Jerry Seinfeld: Jay Leno Personally Returns Calls From Offended Fans

    9:00 am PST 01/29/2014
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    Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Crystal and other friends reveal the Leno you don't know. READ MORE

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  15. Jay Leno on His No. 1 Talk Show and His Biggest 'Tonight Show' Blunder

    9:00 am PST 01/29/2014
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    "For the last 20 years, we've been the number one talk show all the way through and we're ending the number one talk show," says Leno. READ MORE

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  16. Jay Leno Reveals His Biggest 'Tonight Show' Blunder, Advice to Seth Meyers (Video)

    9:00 am PST 01/29/2014
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    The departing late night host tells THR about how Kathie Lee Gifford factors into his "favorite embarrassing incident" and why he's more than comfortable with his legacy: "People can debate whether something was funny or not funny -- it's pretty subjective -- but what you can't change are the numbers." READ MORE

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  17. Jay Leno's Final Days With 'The Tonight Show'

    8:58 am PST 01/29/2014
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    The late-night host on advice to younger comedians, what he'll miss most about his show and dealing with criticism: "When I pick up an article that says, 'Jay Leno sucks,' I don’t get any more depressed than when I pick up one that says, 'Jay Leno is the funniest person.'" READ MORE

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  18. Jimmy Fallon Passes 'Late Night' Pickle to Seth Meyers (Photo)

    5:24 pm PST 01/28/2014
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    UPDATED: The future "Tonight Show" host keeps the "Late Night" tradition alive on Tuesday's episode. READ MORE

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  19. History Channel Courts Jay Leno: 'Complementary to Our Audience'

    6:00 am PST 01/27/2014
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    Leno hinted that a History Channel series could appeal during an interview with "60 Minutes," and a spokesperson for the cable network told THR that they're "big fans of Jay.' READ MORE

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  20. Jay Leno Insists He's Ready to Hand Over 'Tonight Show' to Jimmy Fallon (Video)

    5:18 am PST 01/27/2014
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    During an interview on NBC's "Today," the two shared what they admire about each other, with Fallon getting a final lesson in late-night competition. READ MORE

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  21. John Boehner to Jay Leno: I Like Cigarettes and Golf Too Much to be President (Video)

    9:40 pm PST 01/23/2014
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    The speaker of the House makes his "Tonight Show" debut to talk divisive Republican politics -- and the real story behind that famous tan. READ MORE

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