Report: Letterman is wooing Jay Leno for a ‘Late Show’ visit

02.21.14 3 years ago

Report: Letterman is wooing Jay Leno for a “Late Show” visit

An “insider” tells the NY Daily News: “There’s been quiet talk behind the scenes for months that Dave will have Jay Leno on as a guest. (Letterman’s) producers waited until Fallon debuted (on ‘Tonight’), give him space out of respect, but are now ready to pull out all the stops.”

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