Leno assembles cast for new show

Sept. 8, 2009 at 10:39 PM
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BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Comedians Liz Feldman, Brian Unger, Nick Thune, Owen Benjamin, Marina Franklin and Sebastian Maniscalco were named U.S. correspondents for "The Jay Leno Show."

NBC announced the casting news Tuesday.

The troupe will join previously announced comedians D.L. Hughley, Mikey Day, Rachael Harris, Jim Norton, Dan Finnerty and The Dan Band as Leno's men and women on the street, the network said.

"Tonight Show" alum Ross Mathews has also agreed to help out on Leno's new 10 p.m. weeknight show, which is slated to debut Sept. 14.

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