"Tonight Show" host Jay Leno
will be the first replacement co-host on the TV series "Ebert & Roeper" as film critic Roger Ebert recovers from cancer surgery. Leno's episode will air on August 5 where he will review the movies Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby
, Miami Vice
, Little Miss Sunshine
, The Night Listener
and Shadow Boxer
The show will be relocating from its home base in Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angeles to accommodate Leno's schedule. Clerks II
director Kevin Smith
will sub for Ebert the week of August 12.
Ebert is recovering from surgery to he had in June and is under doctor's orders not to rush back to work.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)