Jay Leno And Conan O'Brien Late Night Drama To Be Revealed In Book
Posted on Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:53 AM PDT

leno200picshot.jpgNEW YORK, New York (X17online) - New York Times writer Bill Carter is releasing a new book called The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy which will detail what went down when Conan O'Brien left NBC.

In the book, Carter writes the question "What does Jay have on you?" ... something he claims is what Conan kept asking NBC executives.

He writes that O'Brien, who found out that Leno was taking The Tonight Show back, told executives, "I know how hard I worked for this. It was promised to me. I had a shitty lead-in."

As for how O'Brien felt about Leno, Carter says Conan told his producer and head writer, “I’m not gonna hear from that guy. I’ll probably never hear from him again.”

Even Jeff Zucker was quoted as saying, "I want an answer from Conan and I want an answer quickly. You know I have the ability to pay him or play him, and I could ice him for two years. ... Just let me tell you something: You are not going to f**king play me."

The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy hits stores on November 4.

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