I just watched the portion of Jay Leno's monologue and he "claims" his prior show was cancelled. You know the show where it was announced in late 2004 or early 2005 that Conan O'Brien would be taking over for The Tonight Show in 2009.
Apparently, Leno wants to create a revisionist history where NBC cancelled him in 2009. Not the case, Jay. Everybody knows this but you apparently.
Jimmy Kimmel addresses the situation: