Leno Headed Back to 11:35; Conan to 12:05

Amid ratings slide, NBC 'committed to keeping Conan O’Brien'
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 7, 2010 3:24 PM CST
Updated Jan 7, 2010 7:22 PM CST
Jay Leno, in a March 19 file photo.   (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file)
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(Newser) – In a plan to boost NBC’s late-night ratings, Jay Leno would go back to his 11:35 time slot, while Conan O’Brien, who replaced Leno last year, will move to 12:05. TMZ first reported the Leno development earlier today, with the New York Times clearing up O’Brien’s destination. “We remain committed to keeping Conan O’Brien on NBC,” a source says, adding that O’Brien’s show will remain an hour long.

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