Is The Jay Leno Show Canceled? NBC To Break Silence

Jan. 7 2010, Published 3:45 p.m. ET

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Is The Jay Leno Show canceled?

An NBC spokesperson tells that the peacock network will release a statement Thursday about the future of the ratings-challenged show.

The statement comes amid growing speculation that Jay Leno’s days are numbered. Earlier Thursday, KABC radio announced that Leno was in fact canceled – but so far, the network is not confirming that report.

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Leno actually joked about his show's eventual demise during a segment on his program Wednesday, during which he eluded that he may soon be working in a fast food restaurant.

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