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'Tonight Show' great Jay Leno performs Sept. 11 at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 


MANHATTAN — Emmy Award-winning talk show host Jay Leno is coming to Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. Also appearing with Leno will be special guest Emily West.

The acclaimed TV late-night show host is a noted stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and a philanthropist. His late-night television ratings domination included more than two decades of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," winning every consecutive quarter of his hosting over 19 years.

Under his helm, the show was honored by the Television Academy with an Emmy for outstanding comedy, variety or music series. "The Tonight Show" also won favorite late-night show in the annual TV Guide Awards, which are determined by voting viewers. Leno was recently installed in the Television Academy's Broadcast Hall of Fame.

Tickets to this McCain Performance Series event start at $30, plus applicable taxes and fees, and are available now at the McCain Auditorium box office, online at k-state.edu/mccain, or by calling 785-532-6428.

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Todd Holmberg
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Darrah Tinkler
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At a glance

Late-night comedy king Jay Leno, with special guest Emily West, will perform at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. Tickets are available now.