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Old 11-04-2014, 03:03 PM   #41
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Jay Leno is going back on "The Tonight Show." Well, as guest this Friday 11/7.

I think Jimmy's done a fine job so far, but will be fun to see them both on at the same time.
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Old 11-04-2014, 04:58 PM   #42
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I have been so enjoying the tonight show. I didn't know Jimmy Fallon was so funny - not only funny but also very likable. He seems like a genuinely nice person who loves life.


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I have been so enjoying the tonight show. I didn't know Jimmy Fallon was so funny - not only funny but also very likable. He seems like a genuinely nice person who loves life.


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+1... Very different from Jay and Dave. More contempoary presentation in my very subjective opinion
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Old 11-05-2014, 07:42 AM   #44
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Just being picky, but I like the clothes Letterman wears a lot better than Fallon's. Fallon always wears those tight Itailian suits that must be Armanies (sp) and are all the same color.
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Just being picky, but I like the clothes Letterman wears a lot better than Fallon's. Fallon always wears those tight Itailian suits that must be Armanies (sp) and are all the same color.

If you asked me what he was wearing, I couldn't tell you. Ever. (And I am a woman :-o )


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Jay Leno is going back on "The Tonight Show." Well, as guest this Friday 11/7....
Leno hosted "The Tonight Show" over 20 years. After all those years, can anyone hum his theme song? How about Johnny's? Will folks remember Fallon's down the road?
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I remember Johnny's. It goes: Dah dat dat dah dah...


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I remember Johnny's. It goes: Dah dat dat dah dah...
Exactly!
That was my point. I vaguely remember Conan's old theme before he moved to the West Coast with his new show. But Leno's? What in the world was his band playing all those years? You'd think he woulda wanted a memorable theme to follow him for the rest of his life, like Bob Hope's "Thanks for the Memories," or that Don Rickles's matador trumpet theme song.
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Leno had at least 2 different theme songs. After bandleader Kevin Eubanks left in 2010, the new bandleader (and band?) changed the opening theme song. I don't know if Eubanks changed the theme song when he took over in 1995 (I wasn't a regular viewer until abound 2005).
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I did enjoy watching Jay as guest on the "Tonight Show."

He still has the sharp humor about Justin Bieber and other topics during his stand up part.

Things did get a bit awkward with Lucy Liu. It was like she wasn't trying to, but ended up putting down Jimmy but he was a good sport about it.
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Last night's "Tonight Show" was the best episode I have seen in ages. Something about Paul McCartney being there and looking good at 72 just made me feel so good. I mean, the guy is a genuine living legend! I've grown up with that guy since I was a wee boy. Then the vocal master Tony Bennett, with Lady Gaga, sang two entertaining songs. Say what you will about her, but she has definitely got some vocal chops of her own or else Bennett wouldn't have anything to do with her. (I mentioned in a post a couple of years back how much I enjoyed their performance.)

Anyway, last night's show was fantastic!
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Craig Ferguson is best right now IMHO....
I just cannot get interested in any of the others even when they have good guests. (His are the only interviews I really enjoy these days as well.)

I am really going to miss his humor and delivery if he does do something similar after wrapping up his run on the Late Late Show.
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A new player coming in September - Colbert taking over for David Letterman.


I think he's going to stir the pot quite a bit.
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A new player coming in September - Colbert taking over for David Letterman.


I think he's going to stir the pot quite a bit.
The Colbert Report has been one of my favorite shows of any kind that has ever been on tv. The problem is he plays a character on that show. The way he acts on the show isn't him in real life. He has stated that when he takes over the Late Show he will be himself not his character. Only time will tell if we like Colbert as much as we like "Colbert". I have no doubt he'll be an improvement over Letterman but that's not saying much.
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There will never be another Johnny Carson. Jack Paar was great, but Johnny Carson took late night talk to a summit that will NEVER again be reached.
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There will never be another Johnny Carson. Jack Paar was great, but Johnny Carson took late night talk to a summit that will NEVER again be reached.
Agreed, although I am curious how Colbert will do. I already miss the Report (last show this week)
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I just cannot get interested in any of the others even when they have good guests. (His are the only interviews I really enjoy these days as well.)

I am really going to miss his humor and delivery if he does do something similar after wrapping up his run on the Late Late Show.
Craig Ferguson's wrap up show is airing tonight. With Leno as his guest.
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