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Jay Leno 'Explains' His New 10 p.m. Show

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The above clip is from today's taping of NBC's "The Tonight Show". In it Leno gives a kind of a weak explanation of how he renewed his contract with NBC to create a "cleaned up" version of "The Tonight Show" at 10:00pm, thus providing NBC with three hours of comedy/entertainment talk shows every weeknight. Somehow NBC just can't say "no" to the lantern-jawed man from New Rochelle, NY, and this inability to say "no" might very well undermine the efforts of Conan O'Brien on "The Tonight Show" and Jimmy Fallon on "Late Night".