Reports: Jay Leno hospitalized

Nature of condition unclear; 'Tonight' tapings canceled

Update: Jay Leno released from hospital

"The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno has been hospitalized.

According to reports, Leno checked himself into a hospital Thursday for an undisclosed illness.

The Thursday and Friday tapings of "The Tonight Show" have been canceled.

Ryan Reynolds, Jules Sylvester and swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy were scheduled to appear on the Thursday show, which was replaced with a repeat of the episode featuring Paul Giamatti, Emma Roberts and Prince.

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was slated to appear Friday.

This is a rare cancellation for Leno, who will bow out as the host of "Tonight" on May 29.
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