NBC Announces Jay Leno's Last Guest, Katherine Heigl's New Show and More
TV news junkies listen up… NBC just announced Jay Leno's final guest on the “Tonight Show,” a new show starring Katherine Heigl and the network's next live musical!
It turns out Jay Leno is bringing back one of his first “Tonight Show” guests when he says goodbye to the show on Feb. 6. Who? Billy Crystal!
Jay's final week will be a big one with guests like Jimmy Fallon, Matthew McConaughey and Garth Brooks, with Crystal joining him for the big farewell.
In other news, former “Grey's Anatomy” star Katherine Heigl is eyeing a return to television with the pilot “State of Affairs.” NBC nabbed the show after a bidding war.
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Katherine will play a CIA agent balancing her private life with her job duties, which include advising the president.
Also making headlines is the new NBC live musical. After the hugely successful “Sound of Music Live!” starring Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer, the network has decided to try it again, this time with “Peter Pan.”
The show, which has not yet been cast, is slated for Dec. 4, 2014.
NBC made the announcements at the Television Critics Association panels in Pasadena on Sunday.