Jay Leno is one of the most recognizable hosts in late night. He has been around for years as the successor to Johnny Carson
. Many talk show fans would agree that Carson was the king of this show format. He left some incredibly large footsteps for Jay to follow.
Fortunately, Leno has surrounded himself with a great crew and excellent writers that have propelled the show. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
is known for the Jay Walking skits with footage from outside of the studio. There are also Jay Walking All-stars games that are played during the show.
He’s a comedian that has taken pride in political monologues. He interviews all of the biggest stars, but there are times when his guests will consists of Zookeepers or American Idol contestants. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
has survived largely because of this diversity.
The music artists that make guest appearances on the show have careers in rap, R&B, pop, country, and indie music. There was period when Leno hoped to make a transition from the Tonight Show with Jay Leno
, but the show came back to life. This was largely a result of Leno’s failure to generate a new audience that was interested in his outside venture. The transition back to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
picked up where they left off.
The show is still funny, and the guests are still entertaining. The style of monologues, games, skits, interviews and musical performances have entertained millions of talk show fans.