After Johnny Carson 's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening humorous monologue, followed by several celebrity interviews, comedy sketches and musical numbers.
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On the week of Jay's final Tonight Show Episode longtime rival Howard Stern went on David Letterman's Late Show and said the following: "I never liked Jay. I can't stand Jay," Stern said. "I've never seen anybody who behaves like a robot like this guy. I watched his final show, saying goodbye to the 'Tonight Show,' reading it off a teleprompter for crying out loud. Where's the emotion? Where's the humanity?" Pointing at Letterman, Stern then shouted, "Here's the host that we want to watch." See more
[about President Bush touring the South after Hurricane Katrina
He saw something below sea level. Yeah, his approval rating.
Composed by Branford Marsalis
(1992-2009) See more
25 May 1992 (USA)
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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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