Jay Leno “The Tonight Show” Final Episode May 29, 2009

Jay Leno will take his final bow as the host of The Tonight Show on Friday, May 29, 2009, Marc Graboff, co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios said on Monday.

Leno’s last hoorah marks the end of an era as current Late Night host Conan O’Brien will debut as the new host of late night chatfest on Monday, June 1st.

Jay Leno inherited hosting duties for The Tonight Show from the late Johnny Carson on May 25, 1992.