Rumor: Leno OUT, Fallon IN?

Is Jay walking?
Is Jay Leno leaving the Tonight Show, again? The Hollywood Reporter had a recent story where they suggested that the 2013-2014 TV Season may be Leno's last. The same story speculates further that Jimmy Fallon will slide from 12:30 AM slot into the 11:35/10:35 PM Central time slot and take over the Tonight Show.

Jimmy Fallon

Leno is 63 and does OK in the ratings, but NBC understands that he won't be around forever, and that Fallon is ripe for a promotion which may keep him from jumping ship.

Remember, this is just speculation and if it does happen, it won't be for another 6 to 14 months... if it happens at all.

My opinion? It really doesn't matter. Nobody will ever be as good as Johnny Carson. He built the show - he WAS the show. The Tonight Show is a weak imitation of what it was in the '60s and '70s.

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