He may have retired from his long stint as host of NBC’s “Tonight Show,” but Jay Leno remains a part of the NBC corporate family.
CNBC today announced plans for the premiere of “Jay Leno’s Garage” on the cable net Oct. 7.
“Hosted by legendary comedian and ‘Tonight Show’ host Jay Leno, the new eight-episode hour-long primetime series covers all things automotive including classic cars, super cars, restoration projects, road tests, investments and the inner workings of the car collectors’ market,” CNBC said in its announcement.
Added Leno: “Many of us see automobiles as kinetic artwork, which I find fascinating. Art doesn’t always have to be stagnant. It could be rolling down the highway.”
Here’s a CNBC clip from last year with Leno talking about his car collection: