Why Jay Leno's Not the Villain in the Conan O'Brien, 'Tonight Show' Fiasco

Forget about Team Conan vs. Team Leno: the real war is Team Talent vs. Team Executives. Jay Leno has been made out as the villain in the late night comic battle royal that NBC set off Sunday, when it announced it would cancel Leno's 10 p.m. ET experiment and move him back to his old 11:35 p.m. time slot because of sinking ratings and pressure from affiliate stations. Conan O'Brien, the redhead quick-witted funny man who inherited "The Tonight Show" from Leno? NBC figured he'd fall into line and...Full Story
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