March 19th, 2013
04:00 PM ET
Leno compares NBC execs to snakes in monologue
Monday's "Tonight Show" came with an extra bit of venom for the executives at NBC.
During his opening monologue, Jay Leno took a shot at the higher-ups of his network by saying, "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right? St. Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland, and then they came into the United States and became NBC executives.”
While this would usually be seen as nothing more than a holiday-themed swipe, it came off to some as salt in the wound in light of recent reports.
There were rumors earlier this month that Jimmy Fallon was being eyed as a replacement for Leno - whispers that NBC has "categorically" denied, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And on Friday, the New York Times cited sources who alleged that NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt and Leno exchanged tense emails regarding the late night host's jokes about NBC's struggling ratings.
But as far as Leno’s ratings, the Times pointed out, “The Tonight Show” regularly comes in first place.
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but we do want too see his house...i want too see his bathroom
how do we get into butch's house...so we can see if she's clean or not....
In plain English " you eat the hand that feeds you" what a true ! he is making millions and talk bad about the people who is making him rich! thanks goodness I don't watch this moron I starting disliking him after he comeback and make Connan leave ..well I don't watch both of them but Connan is much more smart than Leno!
let's do that.
for all the fans...
One Republican mouthpiece,Replacing another Republican mouthpiece.
i am gay and in love with jay leno
Bad taste you have!you probably likes his money!
You had a bad taste,you probably likes his money! and NOT this is not a DUPLICATE! this is the first time I write about it!
I want to fling my butt biscuits at his enormous chin.
Didn't you mean to say Jay Leno's chin is great.......for you to poop on?
It's difficult finding a good dress shirt that really matches your hair color. Way to go, Leno. You did it!
You mean white? Yeah, that must be really hard to find.