By Mark Memmott

Jay Leno got (mostly) serious on his show last night when he talked to the audience about what's going on at NBC and the latest twists in the saga about whether he'll soon be back behind the desk at The Tonight Show.

"It looks like we might be back at 11:30," he said -- meaning that, yes, he'll be on Tonight) again.

Leno also had kind words about Conan O'Brien, who took over at The Tonight Show when NBC launched it's now-failed experiment of putting Jay on at 10 p.m. ET. Conan, said Jay, has "been a gentleman."

Here's how Leno explained everything last night:

There's a good chance something official will be announced today, Leno added.

Our colleague Linda Holmes at Monkey See has been following the story all along.

categories: Culture, Media

8:05 - January 19, 2010