Leno’s back: will Conan and his writers tune in?

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The late night wars are officially over as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (re)starts tonight, just nine months and two days after he said good-bye to the show and Conan O’Brien took over. A little over a month ago, Conan O’Brien hosted his last broadcast in the time slot, and very likely his last on NBC.

One of O’Brien’s monologue writers, Rob Kutner, gives us a behind the scenes look into the state of Conan’s team, saying he’s not sure if he’ll tune in live to watch Jay take back the coveted late night slot. Kutner also fills us in on how the writing process changed during the last few weeks of Conan O’Brien’s show and what he may be doing in the near future.

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