In The Hollywood Reporter a couple of weeks ago, Kim broke the story of NBC's behind-the-scenes plans to replace Jay Leno in the Tonight Show seat with Jimmy Fallon. Since then the news has kept coming. This week, Bill Carter wrote in the New York Times that NBC is in fact building a new studio -- not in Burbank but in New York City for the future Fallon-led Tonight Show. The only remaining question -- aside from what Conan O'Brien feels about all this-- is when the transition will happen and will Leno go quietly.
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