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Big Names Booked For 'Leno' Return

Sarah Palin, Olympic gold-medal snowboarder Shaun White, Olympic gold-medal skier Lindsey Vonn and Jamie Foxx are among the big names who will not take up Team CoCo's call to boycott Jay Leno when he returns to NBC's "The Tonight Show" starting March 1. By March 4, Matthew McConaughey and Jason Reitman are scheduled to sit down with Jay. Morgan Freeman and Meredith Vieira are set for March 5. And Leno will talk to Simon Cowell his second week back.

Die-hard fans of Conan O'Brien, who had hoped A-listers would boycott Leno's "Tonight Show" to show their disapproval of Leno's return. The only person who has indicated he'll boycott Leno's show is Will Ferrell. NBC doesn't mind; Ferrell. Ferrell's appearance can be a nonstarter for a talk show. Huffington Post even gave it a name: "The Will Ferrell Curse."



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