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9 edition of The Leno wit found in the catalog.

The Leno wit

his life and humor

by Walker, Jay

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Leno, Jay.,
    • Television personalities -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Comedians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jay Walker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.4.L382 W36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL995644M
      ISBN 100688149936
      LC Control Number96034269

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Thus, the former book is a better compilation of Leno's anecdotes while the latter is a more comprehensive account of Leno's duel with David Letterman. Walker seems to have scavenged any published interview with or story about Leno to lightly tell the tale of the comic's rise in show business and the struggle for late-night talk-show supremacy/5(8).

His twenty-year stand-up The Leno wit book working alongside the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Carry Shandling, and David Letterman, was a long, hard, and laugh-filled battle to the top.

In this entertaining, anecdote-filled book, Leno delivers the monologue of his life, leaving readers admiring his unstoppable wit and tenacity/5(53).

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by Bill Adler, Jay Walker. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Leno Wit: His Life and Humor by Bill Adler, Jay Walker | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

Leno eventually won this battle, and Letterman moved to his own rival show, on which he trounced Leno regularly.

Then Leno revamped the show, beginning a long battle back to ratings dominance. These maneuvers and campaigns were recently and expertly covered by Bill Carter in his thorough and entertaining book The Late Shift (not reviewed).Author: Jay Walker.

Read "The Leno Wit His Life and Humor" by Bill Adler available from Rakuten Kobo. Discusses Jay Leno's unique sense of humor, from his days as a New England schoolboy to his role as the top-rated late-n Brand: Harpercollins E-Books. Jay Leno began his career in night clubs, where he worked nights a year before hitting it big in with his own late-night talk show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno ().

By that time he had appeared on television, acted in a few films (American Hot Wax ()) but hit paydirt with his late-night television appearances (he made a record number of visits to Late Night with David.

Get this from a library. The Leno wit: his life and humor. [Jay Walker] -- The Leno Wit tells Jay Leno's fascinating life story, capturing the laugh-out-loud humor that has millions of viewers tuning in every night to watch The Tonight Show.

In this candid look at Leno's. Leading With My Chin by Jay Leno is a funny book. The book mostly talks about Jay Leno's early life and also shares many stories about his late parents.

Towards the end, he goes more in depth to his life in Hollywood. Leading With My Chin is /5. James Douglas Muir Leno (/ ˈ l ɛ n oʊ /; born Ap ) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and former late-night television host.

After doing stand-up comedy for years, he became the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from to Beginning in SeptemberLeno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired Alma mater: Emerson College.

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The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno, and the Network Battle for the Night is a non-fiction book written by The New York Times media reporter Bill Carter. It chronicles the early s conflict surrounding the American late-night talk show The Tonight book was later made into a film of the same name by HBOPublisher: Hyperion.

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The king of late-night television and America's hardest-working comedian delivers the monologue of his life. Against the odds Jay Leno has emerged as the undisputed king of late night television as host of the # 1 -rated The Tonight Show.

His twenty-year stand-up career; working alongside the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Carry Shandling, and David Letterman, was a /5(8). Book Summary: The title of this book is Leading With My Chin and it was written by Jay Leno, Bill Zehme. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Harper Collins and has a total of pages in the : Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 BWB Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages: In this entertaining, anecdote-filled book, Leno delivers the monologue of his life, leaving readers admiring his unstoppable wit and tenacity.

Read More Against the odds Jay Leno has emerged as the undisputed king of late night television as host of the number one-rated "The Tonight Show".5/5(1). The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that first aired fromtoand resumed production on March 1, until its ending on February 6, No.

of episodes: 4, (list of episodes). Leno, Jay PERSONAL. Full name, James Douglas Muir Leno; born Apin New Rochelle, NY; son of Angelo (in insurance business) and Cathryn (a homemaker) Leno; married Mavis Nicholson (a writer), Novem Education: Emerson College, B.A., ; briefly attended Bentley College.

Avocational Interests: Antique motorcycles and automobiles. Buy a cheap copy of The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno, and the book by Bill Carter. Recounts CBS's wooing of late night talk show host David Letterman and how Letterman and Jay Leno faced off over who would host the Tonight Show.

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