Should Jay Leno Retire?

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  1. FestusArrestUs
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    New Poll Asks Tough Question. Should Jay Leno Retire?

    Is this the sollution to the problems at NBC?

    SOURCE: Vote in the Poll
     


  2. Ace Gunman

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    Yes, Jay Leno should retire. He holds all the cards here, and that is why there is such a backlash against him. All he needs to say is "Hey, NBC, don't go to trouble on my account. Conan shouldn't lose his job because I won't give up the spotlight like I said I would". He could take the high road, be the bigger man.

    Honestly, when NBC saw the backlash, I can't believe they didn't back down. They're moving forward with this, but to what end? What they're going to end up with is a Jay Leno show and network people choose to boycott because of their poor handling of this situation. By not taking said high road, they're permanently damaging Jay's career and their network's reputation.

    Yahoo, they'll finally have their precious timeslot... except people will be so pissed off it won't matter.
     
  3. Destructobot

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    Leno's ratings suck, and now Conan's ratings are through the roof because of this controversy. I know, NBC should get rid of Conan and Keep Leno! That'll fix their dead-lastness.
     
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    Another hint they should be taking. Seriously now, who is still pushing this forward? Every shred of evidence they've been given suggests that they're choosing the wrong path.
     
  5. Athlon-pv

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    I can recall when Conan had his own show and Leno acknowledged even back then that he would step down for Conan to take over The tonight show.

    Im not sure what the problem is American TV is so stuck in formats and the need to have a "star" in a program and having to deal with ratings in a way that it is almost a religion.

    Give people some time to adjust 2 or 3 years. Then when you have something that is bound to secure better ratings put that in Leno's spot and move his slot around.
     
  6. Destructobot

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    NBC doesn't have two or three years. Did they get bought out by Comcast yet? If not, they should be quite affordable soon enough.
     
  7. MuppetInvasion

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    NO NEVER EVER EVER I LOVEZ HIM :| maybe he can keep doing the show until hes 100 and then retire then i will be happy xD
     
  8. kicknhorse

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    He should have retired when he started advertising products some 15 years ago. All credibility was lost.
     
  9. Guild McCommunist

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    Should I care about Jay Leno?

    He's not really that funny. I find the same thing goes for most "late night" shows, outside of Stewart and Colbert (which are genius).
     
  10. yuyuyup

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    dig up that old dead guy, carson daily or whatever
     
  11. capt.fruitcake

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    yes.
     
  12. TwinRetro

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    The only late-night TV I watch now is Adult Swim. I couldn't care less about either Conan or Leno.


    500th post. woo.
     
  13. Jaems

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    Conan is teh man.
     
  14. soulx

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    Yes.

    I don't find him funny, anymore.
     
  15. myuusmeow

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    I think NBC should just keep things the way they are, Jay at 10, Conan at 11:30, Jimmy at 12:30, and Carson at whoknows.

    Although personally I prefer Craig Ferguson.

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  16. Destructobot

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    Craig Ferguson is awesome. If he had half the budget Jimmy Fallon has no one could compete.
     
  17. MuppetInvasion

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    Even better then all of these guys for late night activities: Pr0nz
     
  18. omgpwn666

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    Jay Leno is awesome, he shouldn't retire. [​IMG]
     
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    No seriously, the Jay Porno Show [​IMG]
     
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    http://www.tmz.com/videos?autoplay=true&am...f9-baeccaa28523

    "just when we're about to climax, I get replaced by Jay Leno"