Chris Matthews Plays 'Hardball' With Jay Leno For Tonight's 'Ten @ Ten' On NBC's 'The Jay Leno Show'
BURBANK, Calif. October 1, 2009 Tonight (October 1), MSNBC's Chris Matthews takes the hot seat and faces Jay Leno for 10 questions at 10 o'clock on NBC's "The Jay Leno Show" (Monday-Friday, 10-11 p.m. ET).
The new segment called "Ten @ Ten" connects Leno via satellite with celebrities and newsmakers from around the world. Signing on from 30 Rock in New York City, Gibson will answer questions like, "What is the worst job you've ever had?" and "Did you ever upset a guest so much that he or she would never talk to you again?"
Previous celebrities that have participated in the new segment include Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Miley Cyrus, LeBron James, Congressman Barney Frank and Amy Poehler.
Also on tonight's show, comedy correspondent Liz Feldman teaches an older generation how to Twitter and comedian Chris Rock is in-studio.
Marking a new era in television, Jay Leno, recently named America's Favorite TV Personality by the 2009 Harris Poll, moves from late night to primetime on September 14 when "The Jay Leno Show" becomes the first-ever entertainment program to be stripped across primetime on broadcast network television.
"The Jay Leno Show" promises more comedy in the 10 o'clock hour and will showcase many of the features that have made Leno America's late-night leader for more than a dozen years.
"The Jay Leno Show" is from Big Dog Productions in association with Universal Media Studios. Debbie Vickers is the executive producer.