Best US TV to continue, Jay Leno given new NBC night show
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Jay Leno is staying at NBC with a show at 10 p.m. weeknights.The network has signed the "Tonight Show" host to a new agreement that will allow NBC to keep him from going to a rival broadcaster without breaking the network's agreement with Conan O'Brien to take over "Tonight" next year. The new deal is expected to be announced at a news conference Tuesday.
NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker signaled that significant changes were afoot at the network earlier Monday at the annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York. Later in the day, the network announced an executive reorganization that merged the network and the studio and sent veteran Peacock players packing.
NBC to continue 22 hrs ?
"Can we continue to broadcast 22 hours in primetime? Three of our competitors don't," Zucker told the annual gathering. "Can we continue to broadcast seven days a week? One of our competitors doesn't."