Book: Bill Clinton Refused to Appear With Jay Leno Over Lewinsky Jokes

June 21st, 2014 1:06 PM
Media blogger Erik Wemple at The Washington Post relayed that Bill Clinton punished Jay Leno for cracking a good pile of Monica Lewinsky jokes, despite sending the former president an expensive bicycle as a make-amends gift. That’s a revelation that comes from a New York Post roundup of a new book by Leno staffer Dave Berg (Behind the Curtain: An Insider’s View of Jay Leno’s Tonight Show).

Column: Classy Jay Leno Proves Nice Guys Can Finish First

January 27th, 2014 8:03 PM
Anyone in the news business will tell you that a side benefit is the diverse number of people one gets to meet. Jay Leno, who leaves "The Tonight Show" on Feb 6 after a 22-year run (retire is not the right word in his case), is one such person.

Leno: Pot Impairs Young People, Makes Them 'More Likely to Sign Up for

January 24th, 2014 10:26 AM
Jay Leno had some harsh words for President Obama last night. Speaking on the Tonight Show, Leno said that, “President Obama has a new political slogan. Yes we cannabis!” The long time Tonight Show host is ending his tenure at NBC in a few weeks and has used the opportunity to mock President Obama at every turn. One of his favorite targets has been the disastrous ObamaCare rollout, which he…

Leno: ‘Pope Francis Thinks ObamaCare Can Be a Success…He Has to Be

January 17th, 2014 8:58 AM
Jay Leno continued his comedic assault on Barack Obama Thursday. At the beginning of his NBC Tonight Show monologue, the host said, “The White House announced today that President Obama will visit Pope Francis in the near future. See, Pope Francis thinks ObamaCare can be a success. Well, sure, he's the Pope - he has to believe in miracles” (video follows with commentary):

Leno: ‘American Hustle - a Film About the Marketing of ObamaCare

January 14th, 2014 9:30 AM
Jay Leno continued his unrelenting attacks on the White House Monday. The NBC Tonight Show host opened last night’s show saying the film “American Hustle” is “about the marketing of ObamaCare” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Leno: ‘Now That Christie Is Denying Everything He Sounds Even More P

January 10th, 2014 8:42 AM
As the Hillary-loving media predictably pile on embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), they’ve completely forgotten how many scandals the current White House was involved in last year that the President claimed he had no knowledge of and his always dutiful press backed his play. With this in mind, NBC Tonight Show host Jay Leno on Thursday began his opening monologue on the growing…

Flashback: Terry Bradshaw on Duck Dynasty’s Robertson: ‘That Guy K

December 20th, 2013 1:40 AM
In the wake of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson’s anti-gay remarks published in GQ magazine, the liberal media are predictably hunting for his hide. What most people don’t know is that Robertson was a football star in college so talented that back in October, NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw told NBC Tonight Show host Jay Leno, “That guy with that beard kept me on the bench for two years” (…

CNN Reportedly Eyeing Leno

December 18th, 2013 11:10 AM
One of the biggest questions swirling around Hollywood is where will Jay Leno land when Jimmy Fallon replaces him as the host of NBC's Tonight Show in February. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it could be CNN.

Leno: RG3 Is Like Obama: ‘Great First Year In Washington…Then The

December 14th, 2013 11:25 AM
Jay Leno took some more shots at the current White House resident Friday. During his opening monologue, the NBC Tonight Show host likened Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to President Obama saying, “He had a great first year in Washington, he showed incredible promise, then the whole thing fell apart” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Leno on Kanye Wanting To Be Obama of Clothing: Fashion Nobody Wants at

December 11th, 2013 11:21 AM
Jay Leno took another shot at the President Tuesday night. Early in his opening monologue, the NBC Tonight Show host commented about Kanye West wanting to be the Obama of clothing saying, “To achieve his goal, he's designing fashion nobody wants and offering it on a website that doesn't work” (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for additional commentary):

Leno: 'Winter Storm Left Thousands Without Electricity - It's As If Ob

December 10th, 2013 10:45 AM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, NBC Tonight Show host Jay Leno has been very critical of the current White House resident in recent months. Possibly his harshest joke yet came Monday when he said, "I tell you, this winter storm has left thousands without electricity. It's as if President Obama had taken over the power companies" (video follows with commentary):

On 'Tonight Show,' Bush and Leno Take Jabs at NBC

November 20th, 2013 10:45 AM
Appearing on Tuesday's Tonight Show, former President George W. Bush got a laugh from the audience with this one-liner: "We've always had such great relations with NBC." Host Jay Leno added to the joke by taking his own shot at the network: "I'm glad one of us has." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] The brief exchange was prompted by Leno asking the former commander-in-…

Bush on Obama Getting All the Late Night Jokes Now: ‘Better Him Than

November 20th, 2013 9:59 AM
Former President George W. Bush was Jay Leno’s guest on NBC’s Tonight Show Tuesday. When Leno mentioned that President Obama is getting all the late night jokes now, Bush marvelously responded, “Better him than me” (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for additional commentary):

Whoopi Goldberg: ‘4-Year-Old Can Put a Whole Website Together and Th

November 19th, 2013 11:25 AM
Has the disastrous rollout of ObamaCare even made Whoopi Goldberg lose confidence in the President she adores? On NBC’s Tonight Show Monday, The View co-host said, “I don't understand how a four-year-old can upload videos and put a whole website together and these guys can't do jack” (video follows with transcript and commentary):