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Leno Saves Staffers, Zakaria Resigns from Yale Board
August 21, 2012 Jay Lenotakes a pay cut to save the jobs of some of his staffers. That's the good news. The bad: nearly two dozen workers already saw their Tonight Show positions disappear. The moves are cost-cutting measures, an effort to trim some bloat from the production. That said, the move has Comcast's fingerprints all over the place. It's also a sign of the struggles of late-night television in general. But give Leno some credit: He stepped up, much like David Letterman did in 2009. "Jay's foremost concern is for the wonderful people who work with ...
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