News

Jay Leno Retirement: 'Tonight Show' Host Will Retire In 2014

By Staff Writer | March 02, 2013 01:46 PM EST

"The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno will announce his retirement this spring. Leno has been hosting "The Tonight Show" since 1992 when he took over for late night legend Johnny Carson.

The Hollywood Reporter says NBC has told them that in May Jay Leno will announce the 2013-2014 season will be his last as host of "The Tonight Show."

Rumors suggest that jimmy Fallon will take over in order to bring a younger audience to NBC's late night lineup. ABC's Jimmy Kimmel has the majority of young late night viewers.

A representative for Leno told the Hollywood Reporter "we do not speculate on rumor."

Leno recently took a 15 million dollar pay cut as a result of NBC needing to lower their budget. There were also lay-offs to employees of The Tonight Show.

In 2010 Leno left "The Tonight Show" and host his own stand alone show, "The Jay Leno Show." Conan O'Brian took over "The Tonight Show," both shows failed and Leno was moved back to "The Tonight Show."

The moved left O'Brian jobless, until he was picked up by TBS.

Late night viewers may find themselves in the midst of another war between networks and late night talk show hosts. Rumors are also abuzz that David Letterman may also be retiring in 2014, and CBS may also be looking to make Jimmy Fallon an offer.   

Tagged :  Jay Leno, world news

Featured

03.25.17 | 03:13AM EDT

Lee Byung Hun Signs New Contract Under Hollywood's United Talent Agency: Actor to Star With Park Bo Gum In A Historical Movie "

Korean actor Lee Byung Hun has just signed a new contract under Hollywood's United Talent Agency: Actor to also star with Park Bo Gum in the historical movie "Ansi Fortress: Fortress of Abandoned People"

03.25.17 | 03:12AM EDT

BIGBANG's Taeyang Always Blames Himself Everytime They Fight With S/O Min Hyo Rin

BIGBANG's Taeyang reveals on "Radio Star" that he always blames himself whenever they fight with girlfriend Min Hyo Rin.

03.25.17 | 03:12AM EDT

BTS 'Wings Tour' in New Jersey 'Almost' Ruined After Bomb Reports: Signs With Def Jam Records in Japan

BTS' concert in Newark, New Jersey was almost ruined after a citizen reports of a "bomb" at the area when it was just the ARMY BOMB merchandise sold at the concert.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics