The primetime Jay Leno Show has been cancelled, says NBC.
The rejigged show that was formerly a late-night staple apparently suffered a viewer dip since debuting in September. The show has been yanked from its 10pm slot.
Network chairman Jeff Gaspin said:”Starting February 12, The Jay Leno Show will no longer air at 10pm. While it was performing at acceptable levels for the network, it did not meet our affiliates’ needs, and we realised we had to make a change. My goal right now is to keep Jay, Conan [O'Brien] and Jimmy [Fallon] as part of our late-night lineup.”
Gaspin added:”I think you have to take chances. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t.”
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