01/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Brian Williams On "Meet The Press" Host: "I Have No Idea"

Brian Williams appeared on Thursday night's Tonight Show with Jay Leno and played ignorant about the "Meet the Press" succession selection.

Leno: Now, I got to ask you, the speculation that David Gregory will be the new moderator on "Meet the Press," what do you think? What have you heard? You're the top guy. You're the top dog. You make the decisions. What do you think?

Williams: On the lives of my wife and two children, I have no idea. I've read the same...

Leno: Really?

Williams: Yeah, yeah, yeah. And, you know what? I work for smart people, and that's probably the way it should be. They're hearing my advice and they're hearing Tom Brokaw's advice. And we're almost too close to it.

Leno: Now, who do you think? Do you have a choice?

Williams: My, look at the time...