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Guests of the Jay Leno Show

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Updated June 14, 2019 12.1k views 89 items
A complete guest list of the Jay Leno Show, with photos! It's considered one of the greatest blunders in the history of network television, one of its largest bombs. When Jay Leno reached his scheduled retirement from the Tonight Show in 2009, NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker moved to keep Leno from defecting to another network by giving Leno a new show, closer to primetime at 10pm. Zucker was desperate to replace NBC's expensive primetime shows with less pricey talk shows. The move was a disaster as both Leno, and his replacement on the Tonight Show, Conan O'Brien, tanked. After only four months, O'Brien was bought out of his contract, and the Jay Leno Show cancelled.
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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 64 from New York City
Date Aired: 09/14/2009
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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 41 from Atlanta
Date Aired: 09/14/2009
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Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 64 from Michigan
Date Aired: 09/15/2009
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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Dec. at 63 (1951-2014) from USA
Date Aired: 09/16/2009
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Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 52 from Cleveland
Date Aired: 09/17/2009
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Drew Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 44 from Los Angeles
Date Aired: 09/18/2009
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Jennifer Garner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 46 from Texas
Date Aired: 09/21/2009
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Paul Reubens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 66 from USA
Date Aired: 09/22/2009
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Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 48 from Minneapolis
Date Aired: 09/23/2009
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Rush Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 68 from USA
Date Aired: 09/24/2009
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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 59 from England
Date Aired: 09/25/2009
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Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 63 from New York City
Date Aired: 09/28/2009, 11/30/2009, 02/05/2010
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 58 from New York City
Date Aired: 09/29/2009
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Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 56 from USA
Date Aired: 09/30/2009
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Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 54 from Andrews
Date Aired: 10/01/2009
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Jenna Fischer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 44 from Fort Wayne
Date Aired: 10/02/2009
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Jamie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 51 from Texas
Date Aired: 10/05/2009
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Abigail Breslin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 22 from New York City
Date Aired: 10/06/2009
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Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 54 from Portsmouth
Date Aired: 10/07/2009, 11/05/2009, 02/04/2010
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Gerard Butler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 49 from Paisley
Date Aired: 10/08/2009
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Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 67 from Shreveport
Date Aired: 10/09/2009, 11/13/2009
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Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 63 from Missoula
Date Aired: 10/12/2009
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John C. Reilly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 53 from Chicago
Date Aired: 10/13/2009
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Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 81 from USA
Date Aired: 10/14/2009, 01/11/2010
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Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Age 61 from New York City
Date Aired: 10/15/2009