Now that "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" is safely launched, NBC has set the date for his predecessor's return.

"The Jay Leno Show" will premiere at 10 p.m. Sept. 14, the network announced yesterday.

Blige visits TV One

Mary J. Blige will appear on "TV One on One" June 14 (9 p.m., TV One) as the channel marks Black Music Month.

Get us out of here, too

NBC's "I'm a Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here" - the show that's sent some dubious celebs to Costa Rica but stubbornly refuses to lose them there - didn't do as badly in Monday's premiere as some hoped.

Though the preliminary Nielsens showed only 6.4 million people watched the premiere, in which former Illinois first lady Patti Blagojevich proclaimed her indicted husband Rod's innocence to a rapt Spencer Pratt (before his reported exit, wife Heidi in tow), it tied for first place in its time slot among adults 18-49 and won the two hours among those 18-34.

But will cats watch?

Cat got your tongue and won't give it back?

Animal Planet's latest, "Housecat Housecall," premieres at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and aims to help "families work through their cats' quirky behaviors to restore harmony to the home." *