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Last Man Standing: Jay Leno to guest-star in season 5

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Jay Leno is switching networks … for ABC’s Last Man Standing.

EW has learned exclusively that the former Tonight Show host will guest-star on the upcoming fifth season as a car aficionado — no, he’s not playing himself. His character sells a car to Vanessa (Nancy Travis) as a gift for her husband Mike (fellow car collector Tim Allen). However, once Vanessa gives the car to Mike, Jay’s character keeps showing up to talk cars and hang out.

Leno, whose former YouTube show Jay Leno’s Garage hits CNBC on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 10 p.m. ET, has few TV credits where he isn’t playing himself. Among those where he is include Louie, Entourage, Scrubs and The West Wing.

Last Man Standing returns Friday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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