Planned "Tonight Show" host change is a late-night punch line

04/4/2013 | Yahoo

NBC's announcement that Jimmy Fallon will take over "Tonight Show" hosting duties from Jay Leno next year provided comic fodder for rival late-night hosts David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel, as well as Leno himself. Letterman and Leno took shots at NBC and each other, while another late-night host, Conan O'Brien, who briefly held the "Tonight Show" job, played it straight by offering his congratulations to Fallon.

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