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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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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
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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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Watch Guy Fieri Drive a Giant Turbo-Charged Shopping Cart with Jay Leno
Eater
Jay Leno is the former king of late night. Guy Fieri is the ever-reigning king of all flavors bold. This week, the royal duo are teaming up on an episode of Leno's automobile-centric CNBC series, Jay Leno's Garage. Based on the above clip, it appears ...

CNBC

Jay Leno and Jamie Foxx shred some pavement in this behind-the-scenes exclusive
CNBC
Before you catch the season premiere of Jay Leno's Garage, make sure to watch this behind-the-scenes exclusive of Jamie Foxx getting a crash course in stunt driving. Jay Leno's Garage returns April 19 10P ET. Jay Leno's Garage. ‹ 00:48. This over-the ...

Charleston City Paper

Jay Leno visiting the Gaillard Center this September
Charleston City Paper
The acclaimed TV late night host and stand up comedian Jay Leno will be performing at the Gaillard Center on Sun. Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $53-153 and will go on sale on Fri. April 27 at 11 a.m. at GaillardCenter.org. Leno is the Emmy ...

Yahoo Entertainment

Jay Leno takes Steve McQueen's 'Bullitt' Mustang for a spin
Yahoo Entertainment
Jay Leno's Garage was all about movie cars Thursday night. They reenacted the famous scene from James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me using the new Lotus Evora 400. And they also took John Travolta's systematic, hydromatic, and ultramatic Grease Lightning ...

CNBC

Jay Leno, The Rock and other celebs share the first cars they ever drove
CNBC
Everyone has to start somewhere, including rich athletes and celebrities. Before they were making headlines, Jay Leno, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and other A-listers were living relatively normal lives, driving modest, and in some cases very cheap, cars ...

The Manual

The Story Behind 'Jay Leno's Garage' Collection of Vehicle Care Products
The Manual
A normal driver likely doesn't pay too much attention to his or her daily car's cleanliness. You get in, go to work, get lunch, run errands, and head home. It's the hum drum nature of everyday life. Most drivers, however, don't have a collection of ...

The Drive

The Master Detailer at Jay Leno's Garage Shows Us How to Clean a Car Right
The Drive
Every single one of the 160-odd cars (plus 130 motorcycles) are currently registered with a little "2019" sticker on the back plate and maintained by a full-time staff. The McLaren F1, the mid-engined Ford Festiva Shogun, the Blastolene Special hot rod ...

Clevelandmagazine.com

Jay Leno Tells Us Why He Doesn't Miss The Tonight Show
Clevelandmagazine.com
Jay Leno is still a road dog. When the former Tonight Show host isn't in Southern California revving up one of his 181 cars or 133 motorcycles, he's probably en route to another stand-up gig. The 67-year-old is crisscrossing the country to perform more ...

Autoweek

Yes, Jay Leno is driving a massive Case tractor on the highway
Autoweek
Driving an oversized piece of agricultural equipment should be on everyone's bucket list. It's something farm workers can generally only lay claim to ... and, now,
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