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Big news in the world of shows you don’t watch

We have important and breaking* news, if you consider who hosts “The Tonight Show” or “Late Night” to be something even remotely important, and unless you are reading this from a retirement community or an NBCUniversal office, you probably don’t care all that much.

Yes, Jay Leno has finally confirmed that he will be stepping aside again so that Jimmy Fallon can host “The Tonight Show” next year.  Continue reading

Oh Good, We’re Doing This Again

Awesome, just an awesome report from the Daily News:

There’s word that NBC brass are ruminating over Jay Leno’s future — which would involve finally giving their current late-late guy comic, Jimmy Fallon, the coveted job as the host of “The Tonight Show.”

The latest rumblings about Leno come from various talent agents who admit they have quietly been contacted by NBC officials hoping to find a new late-late host who will eventually take over Fallon’s 12:35 a.m. time slot.

First: Jimmy Fallon’s show premiered in March 2009. What is this “finally” business? Secondly, Leno’s contract is up in 2014. Does anyone actually care who hosts “The Tonight Show” anymore? Of course not. It’s “The Tonight Show.” But yes, sure, let’s all get riled up about “Tonight Show” rumors, because we had so much fun the last time we (BRIEFLY) cared about “The Tonight Show.”