April 03, 2013…
via Entertainment Weekly:
“It’s official: Jimmy Fallon’s
replacing Jay Leno in 2014.
“Congratulations, Jimmy,” Jay
Leno said in a statement. “I hope
you’re as lucky as me and hold
on to the job until you’re the old guy.
If you need me, I’ll be at the garage.”
Added Fallon:, “I’m really excited to
host a show that starts today instead
of tomorrow.” No word yet on who’s
taking over Late Night.”