Jerry Seinfeld Performs the First Standup Set on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
by Megh Wright In the hopes of carrying on with the Carson tradition of featuring fresh new faces in standup, Fallon invited Jerry Seinfeld to be his very first featured comedian on The Tonight Show. The kid definitely showed promise in his clever observations about cell phones and the U.S. Postal ... [Read More]
Kristen Wiig Disguises Herself as Harry Styles on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright You probably didn't need another reason to love Kristen Wiig, but her appearance as One Direction's Harry Styles on last night's Tonight Show is definitely still worth watching. It'll also change the way you look at the word "carnitas" forever. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld: First stand-up comedian on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon's second show as host of The Tonight Show welcomed Jerry Seinfeld as the first stand-up comedian to perform on it. Seinfeld continues to play it old-school, preferring to do a five-minute stand-up set first before heading over to the couches for a panel interview with the late-night TV ... [Read More]
What's on TV This Week: The First Week of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
by Zach Herwitz The debut of Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is the big comedy event in TV this week. Following last night's cameo-filled debut episode, Fallon has a whole slew of big guests ready to come through, including Jerry Seinfeld, Kristen Wiig, Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell, and... [Read More]
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' Hits Big Premiere Ratings
by Megh Wright Jimmy Fallon made his Tonight Show debut under unusual circumstances last night with an Olympics lead-in and slightly later midnight time slot, but the long wait paid off big in the ratings. According to Variety, Fallon's Tonight Show earned a 7.1 rating, beating out the combined rati... [Read More]
A Look at Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Jimmy Fallon's long-awaited Tonight Show debut aired last night with official guests Will Smith and U2 and unofficial guests Robert De Niro, Lady Gaga, Tracy Morgan, Lindsay Lohan, Kim Kardashian, Joan Rivers, Mike Tyson, Joe Namath, Mariah Carey, and Stephen Colbert. Above, watch th... [Read More]
Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, and Justin Timberlake Among Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show' Guests
by Megh Wright It was previously announced that Will Smith and U2 will be the first ever guests on the debut episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next week, and now the full lineup for the show's first week has been unveiled. Tuesday's show will feature Jerry Seinfeld — who made h... [Read More]
Here's the Newest Promo for 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
by Megh Wright In case you haven't heard yet, Jimmy Fallon is taking over The Tonight Show on Monday, February 17th, and he's really excited about it, which you can see all over this new promo full of great moments in Tonight Show host history. Fingers crossed that Will Ferrell shows up for another... [Read More]
Lorne Michaels on Jimmy Fallon: "There is no job for Jimmy after this."
by Megh Wright "It’s not lost on Fallon that Tonight, if all goes well, will be his last job, the one that will see him through the next 20 to 30 years. There is none of the tension that surrounded the Jay-to-Conan transition, and the show’s relocation east signals NBC’s strong com... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show' Guests Are Will Smith and U2
by Megh Wright Yesterday at TCA, Jimmy Fallon announced that Will Smith and U2 will be his first Tonight Show guests when he takes over for Jay Leno on February 17. No word yet whether or not Fallon and Smith will do another 1920s radio show, Fallon and Bono will pair up for a duet, Justin Timberlak... [Read More]