Topic: Leno
jay leno set us comedy honour
June 20, 2014

Jay Leno set for top US comedy honour

WASHINGTON - The Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts will honour retired ‘Tonight Show’ host Jay Leno with its Mark Twain humour prize at a gala in Washington on October 19, it said Wednesday. Leno, 64, who stepped down from the long-running NBC show in February after a remarkable ...

defends comedian jay leno joke angers sikhs
January 26, 2012

US defends comedian Jay Leno after joke angers Sikhs

WASHINGTON - The State Department stood up for a leading television comedian, Jay Leno, after the “Tonight Show” host angered the Sikh community with a joke that implied that the Golden Temple in Amritsar was a home owned by Mitt Romney, currently the richest candidate for Republican ...