The 2010 Tonight Show Conflict: Real Or Fake?

  • Conan O'Brien took over the Tonight Show from Jay Leno in 2009
  • In January 2010, Conan O'Brien reached a buyout settlement with NBC where he received 33 million dollars
  • Conan hosted 146 episodes (adds up to 11) of the Tonight Show
  • Conan's last show was on January 22nd, 2010, after 22 years working at NBC
  • Jay Leno returned as host of the Tonight Show in 2010 and retired in 2014 having finished 22 seasons and 4,610 episodes (adds up to 11) as the host of the Tonight Show