(LOS ANGELES) -- Mark Wahlberg believes Jay Leno is the greatest talk show host in the history of television.
The actor made his feelings known during a Tonight Show appearance Tuesday to promote his new movie, Lone Survivor.
Knowing that Leno’s tenure as Tonight Show host is ending Feb. 6, Wahlberg decided to conclude his interview segment with an announcement.
In a tongue-tied declaration, Wahlberg said, “I want to thank Jay personally. The greatest history...uh, talk show host in the history of television. Thank you for having me.”
On Monday’s Tonight Show, comedian Louis C.K. praised Leno for always supporting his career and thanked the “great people” who work on the talk show.
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