Jay Leno 'not in the cards' for CNN right now, network head Jeff Zucker says

CNN president Jeff Zucker jokes that according to various news reports, "anybody I've ever known" is supposedly coming to work with him again.The former head of NBC fielded successive questions Friday (Jan. 10) at the TCA winter press tour about the prospects of Jay Leno, who's retiring from "The Tonight Show" in a few weeks, and Ann Curry -- whose status at NBC News remains unclear -- joining CNN."I know there's been a lot of talk about CNN looking for late-night programming, a late-night comedy show," Zucker says. "That's really not a priority for us at this time. We have some other things I'd like to concentrate on first. ..."Obviously I have a long relationship with Jay, I think he's a terrific talent, but that's just not where our priorities are or where we're going anytime soon."As for Curry, Zucker also calls her "a terrific talent." But "she's under contract at NBC and she's not...


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