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Leno's 'Tonight' lineup includes Palin, Vonn

Jay Leno will be reclaiming "The Tonight Show" with help from Sarah Palin, Lindsey Vonn and Jamie Foxx .

They will be among Leno's guests next week when he returns as host of NBC's late-night show.

Foxx, Olympic skier Vonn and musical guest Brad Paisley will appear on Monday. Palin is scheduled for Tuesday, along with Olympic snowboarder Shaun White .

NBC said Monday that other guests set for Leno's first week back include Olympic champion Apolo Anton Ohno , Avril Lavigne , Morgan Freeman and Matthew McConaughey .

Conan O'Brien exited as "Tonight" host after NBC sought to move him to a later time slot.

Bristol Palin to make acting debut

Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol will make her acting debut on the ABC Family drama series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

The network says the 19-year-old will play herself on an episode scheduled to shoot and air this summer. It will deal with the consequences of teen pregnancy.

The network calls Bristol Palin the most famous teenage mother in America. She was pregnant as her mother campaigned for vice president. Bristol Palin gave birth to her son, Tripp, in December 2008.

The TV series focuses on the relationships between families and friends and how they deal with teenage issues. It premiered two years ago, and its cast includes Molly Ringwald and Mark Derwin .

Surgery set for Domingo

Placido Domingo is expected to undergo surgery this week after the internationally acclaimed tenor suffered abdominal pain during a recent performance in Tokyo.

Publicist Nancy Seltzer said Monday that Domingo will undergo the surgery at a New York hospital. She would only describe the procedure as "medically recommended preventive surgery."

Seltzer says Domingo expects to resume his performance schedule after a recuperation period of about six weeks. He was on a world tour when he was stricken.

Domingo, 69, is general director of the Los Angeles Opera and the Washington National Opera, as well as one of the world's greatest opera singers.

Another year older

Today's birthdays: Actor Abe Vigoda , 89... movie composer Michel Legrand , 78... actor James Farentino , 72... actor Barry Bostwick , 65... actor Edward James Olmos , 63 ... actress Debra Jo Rupp , 59... Apple CEO Steve Jobs , 55... news anchor Paula Zahn , 54 ... country singer Sammy Kershaw , 52

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