So lantern-jawed funnyman Jay Leno‘s experiment in prime time is officially as dead as his Michael Jackson jokes, and the linked report attempts to provide some background on the wherefore of it all.
“The network says Jay’s show performed as it anticipated, but it presented issues for the local affiliates.
“Those affiliates were complaining about low ratings from the show.”
This is like some kind of Dr. Seussian mumbo jumbo! If what it says is true, the network anticipated low ratings and were fine with it–it’s just the affiliates who complained.