Jay Leno to Host a New Auto Show on NBC, Reports Claim

Jay Leno next to a 1955 Buick Roadmaster 1 photo
Famous comedian and car collector Jay Leno is reportedly preparing his first regular television hosting show ever since he left The Tonight Show in February, after 22 years. Reports claim he’ll be staying with the NBC Universal family, but the network has yet to confirm the news.
We've all watch/love Leno’s YouTube show called Jay Leno’s Garage, a show he partly hosts on as well. It would seem the workaholic Jay is not leaving the television quite yet. Leno is about to close a deal to host a new show for cable network CNBC, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

This time, however, fans will get to see the 64-year old celebrity chasing his longtime love for cars, and it’s going to be in primetime, not late night.

Even though he wasn't present on television screens, Leno did  stay quite busy since February. Besides the YouTube show that has over 1 million subscribers, Leno also has a regular column in Popular Mechanics which showcases his car collection and gives advice about various automotive topics, including restoration and unique models. Jay also writes occasional ”Motormouth” articles for The Sunday Times, reviewing high-end sports cars and giving humorous take on automotive matters, among other stuff.

Moreover, reports claim the TV star was courted by several outlets, including CNN, A&E, History and the Tribune stations, but Leno has been loyal to NBC. CNBC aired a Jay’s Garage special over the Labor Day weekend called “Jay’s Garage: The Ultimate Car Week” which might as well make for a great new series.

Until we get an official state for this information we can only hope it’s true, but worry not, we’ll keep your up to date when more info arrives.
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