As expected, Jay Leno’s final episode of The Tonight Show will air prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics. Deadline reports that Leno’s final episode will air Thursday, February 6, 2013, the day before the Olympics start. Jimmy Fallon will take over the show after the Olympics conclude. Since the show is moving to New York, many longtime members of the crew will lose their jobs, Fortunately, the terms of Leno’s exit deal stipulates that they will all paid through September when his contract with NBC ends.

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