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    Jay Leno's Final Tonight Show Ratings: The Biggest Audience Since 1998

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Jay Leno's last Tonight Show was one for the ratings record books. The host's last episode brought in 14.6 million viewers, the show's biggest audience since the 15 million that tuned in the night Seinfeld ended in May 1998. Leno's farewell is the fourth biggest Tonight Show with Jay Leno telecast, only bested by the episode following the 1993 Cheers finale of 22.4 million viewers, Leno's debut in May 1992 which pulled 16.1 million viewers and the aforementioned post-Seinfeld finale episode.