David Letterman weighs in on Leno, Fallon ‘Tonight Show’ switch

“How many of you folks earlier today saw the white smoke coming out of the chimney at NBC? Anybody see that?” David Letterman — the guy who Leno did out of “Tonight Show” back when Carson retired — said at the top of his CBS late night show hours after NBC’s announcement.

“I got a call from my mom today, she says, ‘Well, David, I see you didn’t get the ‘Tonight Show’ again,’” Letterman continued.

“Good luck to Jay. I know he’ll be out on the road, getting it done and taking care of business and congratulations on a nice long run there at the ‘Tonight Show,’ if in fact you’re not coming back.”

And, Dave’s Wednesday Top 10 List?

Things We’ll Miss About Jay Leno, including:

5. If you broke down on the freeway, Jay was always right there with a camera crew to help.

4. Can’t remember the name of the bit, but it’s the one where Jay is walking.

3. He’s mom’s favorite talk show host.

And so on.

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