Originally Posted by Deberg_1990
What do you think of the Jay Leno move to primetime for 5 nights a week?
Doesnt sound to good to me. Its a cost cutting move most likely.
That cant be good.....
I think it's less of a cost cutting move and more of a "we don't know what to do" move.
Leno will command about $30 million per year for a prime-time talk show.
NBC has struggled to come up with new 10pm shows, so they're moving Law & Order and SVU to 9pm (which IMO, is way too early for those shows, especially SVU). With ER winding down, they're barren in the 10pm slot. They've been showing repeats of L&O and SVU on Saturday nights because they can't seem to buy or produce a hit show.
It's a risky move: Do people watch "The Tonight Show" or do they watch Jay Leno?
I think it's the former.
NBC's a mess.