Tonight Show: Jay Leno Vs Jimmy Fallon
NBC officially announced the Jay Leno retirement in 2014 as host of The Tonight Show. He will be replaced by Jimmy Fallon, who currently hosts Late Night, following Jay. The night’s show opened with Leno’s brief remarks on the situation.
The Tonight Show: Jay Leno Retirement
Jay Leno got a standing ovation to start off The Tonight Show on the day NBC announced he would be leaving the show in early 2014.
“I had a really awkward day today. I had to call David Letterman and tell him he didn’t get The Tonight Show again,” Leno joked of the long-storied late night wars. Leno offered his congratulations to successor Jimmy Fallon.
“We’ve all fought, kicked, and scratched to get this network up to fifth place. Now we have to keep it there,” he said as advice for Fallon.
Jay Leno: Rutgers Basketball Coach
Leno joked that NBC is already talking about replacing Fallon in five years with Justin Bieber. As for Jay, he said he accepted the job as Rutgers basketball coach.
Coach Mike Rice made the news after a video went viral showing the coach assaulting and verbally abusing team members. He was suspended in December 2012, and this week Rutgers announced that the coach had been terminated.
Tonight Show: Frogs Predict Earthquakes
Scientists say that frogs have the ability to predict earthquakes and migrate out of the area days in advance. Jay wondered how you can tell that a frog is leaving town.
President Obama wants to spend $100 million to map the human brain, which is something Leno suspected Congress would never use. But the host was interested in exploring Michele Bachmann’s head.
President Obama has been invited to the opening of President George W Bush’s presidential library later in April 2013. Have you ever been to a presidential library?
The Tonight Show: Miami Dolphins Logo
In North Korea, Kim Jong-Un has increased security for himself and his wife. What do you think about that in the wake of the threats North Korea has been making toward other countries?
Major League Baseball season kicked off this week, and Jay Leno said he confused the starting lineup for “old timers day.”
The Miami Dolphins have a new logo, and in this one, the dolphin is not wearing a helmet. Have you seen the new logo yet?
Jay Leno: Stockton Bankruptcy
The California town of Stockton has gone bankrupt, and Leno joked that being hit by a missile from North Korea could increase their property values, and Lindsay Lohan will not shoplift there.
A Pennsylvania man was arrested after shooting deer in a Walmart parking lot. Jay said that “they don’t want to be thought of as a Target.”
Pope Francis is reviewing the Vatican bank, which apparently has been rife with scandal over the years. I guess it’s not surprising that the Vatican has a bank, but I never thought about it before.
Tonight Show: Morons On The Lake
In an Internet video, someone threw a beer from one boat to another, hitting his friend in the head and knocking him out of the boat. Maybe that’s why you should not drink and boat.