Brent Green: What Jay Should Do About His Late Night Problem
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
Suddenly the reigning king of late-night television is facing the likelihood of being dethroned. Although the great Johnny Carson was the one-and-only King, you have held the ratings-leadership position in late-night TV for two decades. And now you're looking at the demise of a storied career.
So, what are you going to do about it, Jay?
Are you going to crumble under mounting pressure to leave the stage of The Tonight Show, making room for the younger (some say, perkier) Jimmy Fallon? Are you going to eradicate that self-conscious black swoosh on your otherwise silver doo, eliminating any remaining suggestion of lurking youth?
The Hollywood Reporter recently addressed your expanding difficulties:
"Leno's Tonight still performs well for NBC, regularly besting his late-night rivals. But (Jimmy) Kimmel is competitive in the 18-to-49 demo. 'Kimmel has done extremely well,' a network veteran says. 'Jay wins overall, but on any given night, it's neck-and-...
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