Jay Leno era is over

[ru] Джей Лено, комик №1 американского ТВ, передаёт шоу, которое вёл 17 лет, Конану О'Браену, забирает гарантийный залог (служивший защитой от неуместных шуток) и уходит на пенсию.

Conan O'Brien - '1st guest' of Jay Leno at Jay's final showWe won’t be seeing Jay Leno, one of the greatest American stand-up comedian, in “The Tonight Show” on CNBC TV any more. Starting June 2 (in Europe, June 1 in the US) “The Tonight Show” is to be hosted by Conan O’Brien, formerly the host of “Late Night Show”.

In 17 years at NBC Jay Leno managed to put a prominent landmark in comedy history. When Jay was starting back in 1992 his “hair was black and the President was white” – as he mentioned in the final show. During this time a few couples met on the stage of “The Tonight Show”, 68 children were born to show’s crew members.

68 kids of The Tonight Show

Now, as Jay Leno has handed the #1 late night show (with all the characteristic responsibilities for the appropriateness of the jokes) to Conan O’Brien, Jay is happy to take his security deposit back.

It takes quite a bit of imagination to picture American comedy TV without Leno.

So, will Conan rock?

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