Jay-Z, Rihanna, West to Kick off Leno's New Show

By: AP
By: AP

LOS ANGELES – Jay Leno's new prime-time series is going to kick off with a performance by Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West.

NBC said the three singers will perform together on "Run This Town," a tune from Jay-Z's new album, on the Sept. 14 debut of "The Jay Leno Show."

The network and Leno said this week that there will be fewer musical acts. They also said he will feature interesting combinations of performers.

Leno stepped down as "Tonight" host in May. He said that he'll expect guests on his new show to do more than talk — like, for example, race electric cars on a track being built near his NBC studio in Burbank.

The series will air weekdays at 10 p.m. EDT.

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