Can you believe that there were some people who never thought Jimmy Fallon would be the host of The Tonight Show? This is the angle Fallon used during last night's series premiere to parade a line of celebrities out onto the stage. Among those who showed up to hand Fallon the hundred dollars they owed him for losing that bet were Robert De Niro, Tina Fey, Joe Namath, Rudy Giuliani, Tracy Morgan, Joan Rivers, Kim Kardashian, Seth Rogen, Lindsay Lohan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mike Tyson
This is going to hurt and I'm sorry to be so blunt, but: Jay Leno, this is how you host The Tonight Show in 2014. Jimmy Fallon kicked off his tenure on the NBC late night stalwart with a bright, brassy, optimistic bang ó and a Spike Lee joint to boot. Cool, contemporary, and yet somehow still classic? We're more than on board for this late-night reboot.
Are you ready for The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon? The newest edition of the long-running late night talk show series premieres tonight and in anticipation of the event, we have the updated list of guests, which includes next week's line-up. Denzel Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore and Mike Tyson are lined up for Week 2.
Jimmy Fallonís first week as the host of The Tonight Show will play host to a bevy of impressive guests during his premiere week run hosting the NBC late night series. And with some of his close friends and favorite guests on track to appear, there may just be a few tricks up his sleeve to make the introduction to the Fallon era of the show more memorable. And there might just even be another "History of Rap" in our future.
Well, folks ó thatís a wrap of the Jay Leno era of The Tonight Show. Not that you could tell by the bevy of jokes made at the expense of Lenoís first adieu-bidding to the series. But unlike the last time we were at this juncture, Leno actually seemed ready, or at least, he had come to accept it. Because, as he himself said: itís time. So with his friends Billy Crystal, Garth Brooks, and a bevy of special guests, he finally said goodbye.
Jimmy Fallon is mere days away from taking over the helm of the good ship The Tonight Show, but heís not afraid to show a little gratitude to the man who came before him. Fallon took his textbook charm and positivity to the chair before writing up a bunch of his signature ďThank You NotesĒ in honor of departing host, Jay Leno. Everybody together now: awwwwwwwww.
The Full House guys have been reuniting all over the place lately. After spying them in the teaser for the Dannon Super Bowl ad, funny-men John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier popped up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to help counsel
Even Jimmy Fallon and The Roots canít make former presidential candidate Mitt Romney look soulful and sexyÖ but they come close. Romney showed up on Fallonís Friday night show to slow jam the news and, well, the video lays out the results. Hereís a few of Fallonís better lines from the slow jamÖ
While we don't often start talking about celebrity guest appearances on late night talk shows a month ahead of their air date, it's a much bigger deal when they're the very firsts guests, as is the case for Will Smith and U2, who were announced to be Jimmy Fallon's first guests when he takes over The Tonight Show next month.
Well, something tells us the governor is not going to be happy about this. New Jersey Governor Chris Christieís favorite singer of all time and the most Jersey man to ever live, Bruce Springsteen, has made fun of him alongside Jimmy Fallon in a song tribute to the ongoing Bridgegate saga thatís all the media rage. Looks like you and the Boss arenít going to be besties, Christie.
With Jimmy Fallonís debut on The Tonight Show mere weeks away, itís no surprise that NBC has begun unveiling a series of promos in anticipation of the big switch from late late night to regular late night. And true to the jovial funny manís form, they're all pretty charming ó heck, one of them is even downright adorable. Not that we'd expect anything less.
Seth Meyers has an inquiry about a desk in the new promo for his move from Saturday Night Live to his new nightly home on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Turns out that with a little over a month to go, thereís still a lot of work that needs to be done ó including finding a place for Meyers to sit at night in and night out. At least, thatís what the 36-second video purports.
The torch will be passed this February on NBC, not only as the Winter Games get started in Sochi, Russia, but as Jay Leno prepares to depart The Tonight Show (again) and Jimmy Fallon takes over as host. NBCís new promo for this anticipated event acknowledges the history of the late night talk show, which has been on the air for more than half a century, and has seen a handful of different hosts over the course of its 60-year run.
Jimmy Fallon And Justin Timberlake SNL Highlights Include 'Twin Bed,' Impersonations And Celebrity Cameos
Within moments of the start of last nightís Saturday Night Live, it was evident that we were in for a treat. Rather than saving the hostís first appearance for the opening monologue, Jimmy Fallon and his musical guest (or co-host is probably a more accurate description) Justin Timberlake kicked off the episode with a reprisal of the Something-ďvilleĒ musically charged sketch, of which Timberlake is the usual recurring star.
Jimmy Fallon is returning to Studio 8H to ring in a bit of holiday cheer for Saturday Night Liveís Christmas-themed episode this weekend. And with a musical guest like perma-fixture Justin Timberlake to goof around with, something tells us the two kooky dudes are going to get everyone into the festive spirit whether they want to be or not. Thankfully, theirs is the gift of comedy and song: two surefire ways to get non-Grinches ready for jokes on jokes on jokes about spending time with family and dealing with holiday shoppers.