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Jay Leno
Name : Jay Leno
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1950
Place of Birth : New Rochelle, New York
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Celebrity,Comedian,Talk Show Hosts,TV Personalities
Brief Bio : James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno (April 28 1950) is an Emmy Award-winning American comedian and television host, who succeeded Johnny Carson as host of The Tonight Show in 1992. Leno was born in New Rochelle,... - More...
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Leno to Speak at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
By BILL CARTER, New York Times - Right in the middle of one of the most contentious periods in his long career, Jay Leno was announced Friday as the choice to be the keynote speaker for the White House Correspondents’ dinner in May.

But he was not picked to bring an extra dollop of hype to the event, said Edwin Chen, the president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, which runs the dinner.

“Jay agreed several months before this whole flap started,” said Mr. Chen, the senior White House correspondent for Bloomberg News. He was referring to the recent upheaval in NBC’s late-night lineup, which has resulted in the
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Posted 1/22/2010 12:01:50 AM | Permalink
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Ethan Bortnick Makes His 2nd Appearance on the Tonight Show
HULIQ - Hickory, NC, USA - Ethan Bortnick appears with Jay Leno to promote his newly released DVD and CD - "Live in Concert By Me Ethan Bortnick."

Young Musician, Pianist, Composer Ethan Bortnick will be on a promotional tour, promoting the in-store release of his first ever live DVD titled "Live in Concert - 'By Me' - Ethan Bortnick." Ethan is making history as the youngest entertainer, composer and musician to record a DVD with his own live concert for worldwide distribution.

The first stop is the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 10, 2008. Ethan will be chatting with Jay Leno and then performing some
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Posted 3/11/2008 12:03:01 PM | Permalink
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Jay Leno serves up his most competitive Wimbledon week in 4 years
Bob Larson Tennis News - MN, USA - NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" has overcome late start times to finish within 6,000 adult 18-49 viewers of first place for the week of July 2-6, marking the most competitive finish for "Tonight" in four years during its week of telecasts delayed by Wimbledon tennis coverage.

This is the third year in a row that "Tonight" has reduced the winning margin for CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" versus the previous year's Wimbledon week. In 2004, Letterman took the week by a 31 percent margin in 18-49 viewers, in 2005, the margin was 11 percent, in 2006 it was
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Posted 12/12/2007 12:12:50 AM | Permalink
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Jay Leno is Serious About Biodiesel
Wisconsin Ag Connection - Marshfield, WI, USA - Jay Leno has been keeping auto engineers up late at night, but not just with his monologues. The Tonight Show host and auto expert has designed a car last year to run on 100% biodiesel and recently met with National Biodiesel Board CEO Joe Jobe to show it off.

At the heart of the EcoJet concept car is a 650 horsepower turbine engine, which sits inside a modified Corvette frame. Jay also uses biodiesel in one of his motorcycles and in his New Holland tractor that he uses to move this famous car collection.

The primary goal of the EcoJet was to
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Posted 8/24/2007 12:08:37 AM | Permalink
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NBC tries to hold on to Jay leno
Earthtimes.org - USA - The decision to have Conan O'Brien take over "The Tonight Show" in 2009 has U.S. TV network NBC wondering what to do with Jay Leno when he leaves the show.

The network's new co-chairmen Ben Silverman and Marc Graboff not only have to completely change the network's prime-time lineup, they also said they want to keep Leno away from Fox or ABC, Variety.com reported Saturday.

"We want him to stay at NBC for life," Silverman told journalists at the Television Critics Association press tour. "And Marc and I are aggressively trying to come up with ideas that would make Jay happy."

"The Tonight
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Posted 7/21/2007 10:07:57 PM | Permalink
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JAY LENO STILL HAS FUTURE WITH NBC EVEN AFTER HE LEAVES 'THE TONIGHT SHOW'
iFMagazine - USA - THE SKINNY: While Jay Leno may be relinquishing his throne of THE TONIGHT SHOW In 2009 to Conan O’Brien, NBC would love to keep Jay Leno on the air in some capacity with the network, according to Ben Silverman, Co-Chairman, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios.

"We love Jay Leno, and we’re very interested, beyond interested, in having Jay stay at NBC for life," says Silverman. "We’re talking to Jay all the time about what does he want to do, and what opportunities are there for him. And [co-chairman] Marc Graboff and I are aggressively trying to come up with ideas
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Categories : Talk Show Hosts, TV Personalities, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 7/17/2007 12:07:50 AM | Permalink
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Celebrities Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise $4.5 Million at Annual Gala
Earthtimes.org - USA - With the help of dozens of well-known and highly respected celebrities, including Jim Belushi, Lou Ferrigno, Glenn Frey, Goldie Hawn, Jay Leno, Kenny Loggins, Marlee Matlin, Leslie Nielsen, Mickey Rooney, Kevin Sorbo, Robert Wagner, and many others, the Starkey Hearing Foundation raised a record $4.5 million at its annual "So the World May Hear" Awards Gala, which was held on Saturday, June 23 in St. Paul, Minn.

"For the seventh year in a row we had tremendous support from our friends all over the world who helped us raise an amazing $4.5 million to further our mission of promoting hearing health
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Celebrities : Peter Alexander, Scott Carpenter, Kenny Loggins, Glenn Frey, Lou Ferrigno, Buzz Aldrin, Peter Marshall, Sam Moore, General C. Everett Koop, Jaime Thietten, Cathy Annexstad, Al Annexstad, Barbara Sinatra, William F. Austin, Jim Belushi, Robert Wagner, Arnold Palmer, Goldie Hawn, Tommy Lasorda, Jay Leno, Jane Seymour, Leslie Nielsen, Mickey Rooney, Robert Culp, Marlee Matlin, Kevin Sorbo, Norm Crosby
Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity Causes, Celebrity News
Posted 6/25/2007 04:06:08 PM | Permalink
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Jay Leno marks 15 years hosting `Tonight Show'
Akron Beacon Journal - Akron, OH, USA - Jay Leno, marking his 15th year as host of The Tonight Show today , understands his role with NBC's late-night institution like a good comedian knows timing.

The real trick is you never really do own these shows. You try not to screw it up for the next person,'' Leno said. ``It's like the America's Cup (sailing trophy). You want to win it and you want to keep it No. 1, and when it's over you say, Whew, OK, your problem now.' ''

The only one who could rightfully stake a claim, he said, was Johnny Carson, who presided over the NBC
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Posted 5/25/2007 12:05:42 AM | Permalink
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Jay Leno remains relaxed about leaving
Glens Falls Post-Star - Glens Falls, NY, USA - Jay Leno, marking his 15th year as host of "The Tonight Show" on Friday, understands his role with NBC's late-night institution like a good comedian knows timing.

"Tonight" isn't his; he's just borrowing it.

"The real trick is you never really do own these shows. You try not to screw it up for the next person," Leno said. "It's like the America's Cup (sailing trophy). You want to win it and you want to keep it No. 1, and when it's over you say, 'Whew, OK, your problem now.' "

The only one who could rightfully stake a claim, he said, was Johnny
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Posted 5/25/2007 12:05:05 AM | Permalink
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Jay Leno returns to NBC as mentor on 'Last Comic Standing'
New York Daily News
Jay Leno just can't quit NBC. The longtime "Tonight Show" host, who left that job in February, will return to the peacock network on Thursday as the final comic mentor on "Last Comic Standing." "This week our comics are whisked away to Las Vegas for a ...

Jay Leno Returns to NBC on 'Last Comic Standing'
Hollywood Reporter
Jay Leno returns to NBC on Thursday as the final mentor of its comedy talent show, Last Comic Standing. PHOTOS Jay Leno's Final Days With 'The Tonight Show'. The former Tonight Show host appears in the competition's "Title Round," during which the five ...

Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld car shows go head to head for Emmy
Los Angeles Times
Jay Leno, former host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and current host of the car-centric TV show "Jay Leno's Garage," poses against an antique fire truck at his private garage of classic cars in Burbank, Calif., in May 2007. (Chris Pizzello ...

Jay Leno could do more good with his cars than just collecting them
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: Perhaps Jay Leno could take some of his passion and love for cars and begin to share his treasures with the public, as Bruce Meyer has done at the Petersen Automotive Museum or as has Peter W. Mullin at the Mullin Automotive Museum in ...

Siouxland Matters

Jay Leno to perform at Girls Inc. fundraiser
Sioux City Journal
SIOUX CITY | Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for the Girls Inc. fundraiser featuring award-winning TV late night show host Jay Leno. Leno will appear at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Orpheum Theatre, 528 Pierce St. He hosted NBC's late-night talk show ...

Jay Leno puts focus on some retro-inspired BMW bikes
Autoblog (blog)
Jay Leno puts eight wheels on display this week for Jay Leno's Garage from a quartet of retro-inspired BMW motorcycles. They are the creations of husband and wife team Larry and Carol Romestant, who build each one in their home garage. Larry is a ...

Jay Leno returns to NBC -- for now
NewsOK.com
Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will return to NBC this week to mentor comedians on “Last Comic Standing," according to Yahoo TV. Photo - Photo via Yahoo Photo via Yahoo. As the five final comics face off Thursday, Leno will provide counsel on the ...

Jay Leno to Appear on Last Comic Standing
seattlepi.com
NBC's love affair with Jay Leno continues. The former host of The Tonight Show will appear on Last Comic Standing on Thursday (10/9c) as a guest mentor to the five final contestants. Get the latest news from Comic-Con. Competing for a prize package ...

What drives Jay Leno
The Week Magazine
ON A SUNNY day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence. Wedged into the cockpit of the 903-horsepower hybrid P1, Leno darts around a curve and leans into the throttle. With the midday roads free of traffic ...
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