Jerry Seinfeld to Be First Guest on Jay Leno Show

Entertainment Aug. 14, 2009 AT 4:04PM
Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno pose at the premiere of DreamWorks Animation's "Bee Movie" on October 28, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Jerry Seinfeld will be the first guest on the premiere of The Jay Leno Show, NBC confirmed today.

Musical guests Jay-Z, Kanye West and Rihanna have been previously announced to perform.

See photos of stars goofing off.

The talk show host will also feature a regular segment where celebs get behind the wheel of an electric car and race around a track.

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"They can plow into a light post. They could roll the thing. but I've told it to a number of stars, and in fact, even Tom Cruise called and said 'Can I get in there early and practice?'" Leno said at a Television and Critics Association Panel last week. "I said, 'No, nobody gets to practice.'" Leno's primetime show premieres Sept. 14.

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