via press release:
NBC’S ‘THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO’ WILL GIVE THANKS TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES BY HOSTING A SPECIAL MILITARY AUDIENCE ON THANKSGIVING EVE, NOVEMBER 23
THE WEDNESDAY-NIGHT GUESTS INCLUDE CHELSEA HANDLER, ORLANDO MAGIC STAR DWIGHT HOWARD AND MUSICAL GUEST GLORIANA — WITH SPECIAL SURPRISES
BURBANK, Calif. – November 17, 2011 – As a means of expressing thanks to the U.S. armed forces, NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” will once again host a special show for U.S. military personnel on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 23. This marks the 11th time the ”Tonight Show” has dedicated its audience to service men and women.
The audience will be made up of representatives from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Services. Guests Chelsea Handler (“Chelsea Lately”), Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, and the band Gloriana — performing “Soldier Song” — will join Leno. The show has also planned some surprises for their special guests.
“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” is from Big Dog Productions in association with Universal Television. Debbie Vickers is the executive producer.