Jimmy Fallon Set to Host the 2017 Golden Globes
Sorry, Ricky Gervais — it’s just been revealed that the 74th Annual Golden Globes is going in a new direction, tapping Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon to emcee awards show on January 8, 2017. Since 2010, the Globes have had two (well, technically three) hosts, with Gervais taking the... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon to host 2017 Golden Globes
NBC announced that Jimmy Fallon -- not Ricky Gervais, nor the dynamic duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler -- would become the network's next host of the Golden Globes. From the press release, which accompanied NBC's turn at the summer TV Critics Association (TCA) press tour today: “We’re thr... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon owed money to The Groundlings when he got hired on Saturday Night Live
Mike Birbiglia says that his new movie about an improv group, Don't Think Twice, uses plenty of real-life influences and anecdotes. Jimmy Fallon's life isn't among them, although Fallon shared a funny note about what happened when he himself got the call from Saturday Night Live -- when Fallon calle... [Read More]
Will Forte Stops by ‘The Tonight Show’ as Presidential Candidate Tim Calhoun
Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Will Forte brought a very special guest in the form of eternal presidential candidate Tim Calhoun. Thankfully, Jimmy Fallon allows Calhoun to take a few minutes to lay out his platform for voters, and as you might expect, they’re ... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan Offers Some Very Jim Gaffigan-Themed Father’s Day Gift Ideas on ‘Tonight Show’
Now that Father’s Day is just two days away, Jimmy Fallon welcomed Jim Gaffigan on last night’s Tonight Show to give some very handy, creative, last-minute gift recommendations. Gaffigan notes that there’s no better gift for your dad than spending some quality time together, &ldquo... [Read More]
Jay Leno subs in for Tonight Show monologue with Hillary and Donald jokes
A second season of Jay Leno's Garage is back on CNBC, so corporate synergy allowed Leno to fill in for his successor Jimmy Fallon during Thursday's monologue on The Tonight Show. And Leno had plenty of topical jokes at the ready about the two major-party presidential candidates in 2016, Hillary Clin... [Read More]
Monologues a microcosm of the metaphor for late-night TV and the politics of today in 2016
Remember how your parents and grandparents warned you growing up about how to protect yourself in the case of a mass shooting? No. They were more worried about global thermonuclear war killing us all, than they were of a single madman shooting up a church, a movie theater or a nightclub. And yet, he... [Read More]
Monologues a microcosm of the metaphor for late-night TV and the politics of today in 2016
Remember how your parents and grandparents warned you growing up about how to protect yourself in the case of a mass shooting? No. They were more worried about global thermonuclear war killing us all, than they were of a single madman shooting up a church, a movie theater or a nightclub. And yet, he... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers, and More Late Night Hosts Respond to the Orlando Mass Shooting
In addition to Samantha Bee’s fantastic call to action on gun control on Full Frontal, the rest of the late night world shared their responses to the mass shooting in Orlando last night. Watch a clip from Conan above, where like Bee, O’Brien responds to the horrific attack with a call to... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers, and More Late Night Hosts Respond to the Orlando Mass Shooting
In addition to Samantha Bee’s fantastic call to action on gun control on Full Frontal, the rest of the late night world shared their responses to the mass shooting in Orlando last night. Watch a clip from Conan above, where like Bee, O’Brien responds to the horrific attack with a call to... [Read More]