NBC Sets Final Date for Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show'


NBC Sets Final Date for Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show'


Leno-hosted 'The Tonight Show' will air its last episode February 6, 2014, and Jimmy Fallon will replace the veteran host on February 24.

NBC has allegedly set the date for the final episode of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". The 63-year-old comedian will host the late-night talk show for the last time on February 6, 2014, according to sources.

"Tonight Show" executive producer Debbie Vickers reportedly made the announcement Friday, August 7 to employees of the show. Words are, the show's staffers will be paid through end of September 2014, when Jay Leno's contract with NBC expires.

NBC will air its Olympics coverage from February 7 to February 23. Jimmy Fallon, the current host of the "Late Night" show, will begin hosting the "Tonight Show" on Monday, February 24, followed by Seth Meyers' debut as the new "Late Night" host at 12:30 A.M.

NBC has not released an official statement regarding the news, but Leno's departure from the show, which he has hosted for 22 years, was confirmed by NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke in April this year.

© AceShowbiz.com


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