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Jay Leno plans on taking over The Late Late Show in 3 months!
March 24th, 2015 under James Corden, Jay Leno, Tom Hanks. [ Comments: none ]

Yesterday was the debut of The Late Late Show with James Corden and CBS called in a lot of favors to make sure his opening bit was filled with big named celebrities. The bit explained how he got the job and it was Willy Wonka-esque as in people who were rumored for the position searched for the Golden Ticket. When Chelsea Handler accidentally dropped her chocolate bar, Corden found it and got the Golden Ticket aka job. The Wonka of the segment was Jay Leno and he helped to prep the CBS late night host for his job. When the former Tonight Show host was done with the training, he declared, “In three months, this show will be mine.” It’s not like Leno hasn’t done it before… But I don’t think he would really go for it? Or would he???
Another fun thing the show did last night on CBS at 12:35a was they had guest, Tom Hanks, reenact a lot of his movies with Corden in just under 7 minutes. The only negative is it included a lot of his newer movies, and I forgot how horrible they were. I actually blocked Road to Perdition out of my mind until they brought it up. I also wish they would’ve included two of his most popular TV show appearances, Bosom Buddies and Family Ties. Who didn’t down some Vanilla Extract as kid after they saw him on Family Ties?
When it comes to The Late Late Show with James Corden, it reminded me a lot of Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Oscar specials. Even Kimmel can only do those one night year, so it will be interesting to see how Corden does next week when the thrill of his debut week is over. What did you think of his first show?

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Jimmy Fallon made the mistake of asking Jay Leno how he’s doing
November 8th, 2014 under Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon. [ Comments: none ]

Jay Leno made his first appearance on The Tonight Show since he left the show for a second time. Not only did he sit down with his replacement, he also did some of his standup routine for the audience. You know what, it was kind of a dirty. I forgot that he had that side to him because he was so clean when he was hosting the NBC late night show.
When he was done telling his jokes, it was time for him to sit down with Jimmy Fallon. The first thing the new Tonight Show asked him was, “How am I doing?” Leno responded by talking about the weather. Of course he was joking, but he never did answer the question. So maybe he wasn’t?
It was nice to seeing Leno look so relaxed. That is how he looks when I see him driving around Los Angeles, and I’ve seen him driving around in his old cars a few times.

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BTWF roles: Jay Leno in Silver Bears
November 5th, 2014 under Before They Were Famous, Jay Leno. [ Comments: none ]

Before Jay Leno had more money than a bank, he was buying a crappy Switzerland bank and a silver mine in Silver Bears. He looks the same now as he did when he was 27 in that 1978 movie.
BTW Silver Bears is now available to own on Cheezy Flicks for just $6.99 and who doesn’t want to add this classic comedy to their collection?

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Jay Leno makes his first late night talk show appearance on…
February 27th, 2014 under Arsenio Hall, Jay Leno. [ Comments: 1 ]


Jay Leno said goodbye to The Tonight Show less than a month ago and yet he can’t keep himself off of late night TV. Case in point, yesterday he appeared on his friend, Arsenio Hall’s, show to give him some good news. What is that good news, you ask? The Arsenio Hall Show will be back for a second season…with Jay Leno as a host. Leno was joking about him taking over his job, or was he? I mean it wouldn’t be the first time or the second time Leno took a show from a host.

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So long, farewell Jay Leno!
February 7th, 2014 under Jay Leno. [ Comments: none ]


Yesterday was Jay Leno’s final time of hosting The Tonight Show and he got a touching and funny goodbye song from several of the guests that have been on his show for the last 22 years. Carol Burnett, Oprah Winfrey, Jim Parsons, Sheryl Crow and Jack Black were just a few of the people who joined Billy Crystal to sing their own rendition of So Long, Farewell to the late night King. Since he went out as #1, he can still be considered a King.
I want to say to Jay Leno; So long, farewell, Thank you for the laughs you’ve given me. Now go enjoy an epic car buying spree! I hope to see you on Buena Vista again soon in one of your classic automobiles and I promise not honk you because you are driving too slow. Which surprisingly you drive pretty fast in one of them.

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BTWF stand up: Jay Leno on Freddie Prinze and Friends
February 6th, 2014 under Before They Were Famous, Jay Leno. [ Comments: none ]


Before Jay Leno was earning all of his spending money from doing standup, he was earning all of his money from standup. How funny was the 25 year old in that 1976 episode of Freddie Prinze and Friends?

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BTWF roles: Jay Leno in Americanthon
February 5th, 2014 under Before They Were Famous, Jay Leno. [ Comments: none ]


Before Jay Leno was fighting with other late night talk show hosts, he was fighting his mom in Americanthon. He looks the same now as he did when he was 28 in that 1979 movie.

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The greatest celebrity moments from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
February 5th, 2014 under Jay Leno. [ Comments: none ]


There are just 2 episodes of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno left and the NBC late night show released this compilation of his greatest celebrity interactions on the show. In the 7 minute video you will see A-Listers, Presidents and even some astronauts. And the one thing you will see throughout it all, is laughter and joy!
Now that we are this close to the end, I have to admit I am going to miss The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Thanks for the memories and can’t wait to see what he and his chin do next.

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The best wedding couple names!
February 4th, 2014 under Jay Leno. [ Comments: none ]


Jay Leno is ending his run on The Tonight Show this Thursday and he has been featuring some of his best ofs from the show’s run. Yesterday he not only featured the best couple names in wedding announcements, he brought them on to the NBC late night show so we could see what they look like now. So watch this segment to see what happens when couples don’t think what will happen when they combine their last names in a wedding announcement like Butt-Peeper and Flok-King will sound like when people read their happy news in the newspapers.
So think of this as a warning, when you start dating someone, make sure your last names sound good together or at least not something a late night host can easily make fun of on his show.

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BTWF talk shows: Miley Cyrus on Crook & Chase
February 3rd, 2014 under Jay Leno, Miley Cyrus/Metro Station. [ Comments: none ]


via The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Before Miley Cyrus was being interviewed on every talk show, she was sneaking on to one her father was a guest on. How awwwwdorable was the 2 year old in that 1996 episode of Crook & Chase?

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