Joan Rivers returns to The Tonight Show as a guest for first time since ban dating back to the 1980s
Joan Rivers made her Tonight Show debut with Johnny Carson on Feb. 17, 1965. Forty-nine years later to the day, Rivers appeared in the same NBC studio on the debut episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. In between, the highs of becoming Carson's permanent guest host in 1983, and the lows... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon impersonates Bill Cosby to Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby should be a guest on every late night show ever all the time. Why? Because he’s Bill friggin’ Cosby! I particularly like it when Mr. Cosby drops by to talk to Jimmy Fallon, mainly because the two have terrific chemistry and Fallon just goes along for the ride. Cosby more than ... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon piggybacks on Bill Cosby, literally and figuratively, with an impersonation of him
Bill Cosby rejoined Jimmy Fallon last night in late-night -- Cosby frequented Fallon's Late Night, and just as he did there, the Cos enjoyed taking his sweet time with Fallon making his way to the panel chair on The Tonight Show. Perhaps he knew that Fallon would unleash his Cosby impersonation on h... [Read More]
Watch Bill Cosby Walk a Tightrope with Jimmy Fallon on His Back
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Tonight Show of guest Bill Cosby walking a tightrope after Jimmy Fallon jumps on him piggyback-style for the ride, because why not? Click through to watch Cosby get more and more irritated when Fallon can't help but bring out his Cosby impression. 0 C... [Read More]
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jimmy Fallon Sell Blenders and Choppers on QVC
by Megh Wright Arnold Schwarzenegger has undoubtedly recited his famous "Get to the choppa!" line for fans countless times since 1987, but Jimmy Fallon found a creative new way to get Arnold to say the famous line again using an entirely new context set in a QVC informercial. Arnold really has no pa... [Read More]
Watch Kevin Bacon's Epic 'Footloose' Entrance on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright On Friday, Jimmy Fallon made the unfortunate announcement that dancing on The Tonight Show had been outlawed. That was the perfect opportunity for guest Kevin Bacon to make quite the musical entrance by resurrecting his now 30-year-old warehouse dance scene from Footloose backstage, c... [Read More]
This Week In Comedy: Raise the river, move the ocean
Will Ferrell and Robert Redford hilariously insult each other in order to save a river. [Grist] Get Finger Blasted by Amy Schumer. [Laughspin] Cameron Esposito is recording her second album. [Twitter] The much talked about return of Last Comic Standing is returning on May 22nd. [Deadline] Aimee Mann... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Is Still Killing It in the Ratings
by Megh Wright According to Variety, while Fallon was expected to do well as new host of The Tonight Show, just how well he's been doing has risen far above previous expectations. Last week's late night Nielsen ratings have come in, and The Tonight Show raked in an average of 4.26 million viewers, e... [Read More]
Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon Form a Two-Man Doo-Wop Group
by Megh Wright The great Billy Joel was a guest on The Tonight Show last night, and count on Jimmy Fallon to not only sing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" with him at the desk, but sing with him in a four-part harmony using a handy iPad looping app. Just more proof that Fallon can do anything. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Kermit the Frog Sings "It's Not Easy Being Green" on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Celebrity guest Kermit the Frog sang his famous tune "It's Not Easy Being Green" last night on The Tonight Show, but Jimmy Fallon joined him near the end — green beer in hand — to remind him that to the contrary, St. Patrick's Day is actually the easiest day of the year t... [Read More]