A final look Jimmy Fallon’s transition to host of ‘The Tonight Show’
Where to begin, The Tonight Show, one of the most legendary TV shows to ever hit the airwaves. Hosted by a few heavyweights, the most iconic going to Johnny Carson, the late night legend, who had such clout (with comedians in particular) he could make a star overnight with just one appearance on his... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: With BJ’s book trailer
BJ Novak wrote a book, here’s the trailer. [Youtube] The next season of Veep premieres this April. [Twitter] You can email submissions to Last Comic Standing 8. [The Comic's Comic] Some behind-the-scenes pictures from Donald Glover’s last episode of Community. [The A.V. Club] Paul F. Tom... [Read More]
 
Jay Leno talks 60 Minutes before his second departure from NBC’s Tonight Show
As Jay Leno prepares to say goodbye for a second and final -- no, this time, he and NBC really mean it! -- to The Tonight Show, Leno sat down with 60 Minutes for an extended interview and profile. And by extended, I mean, we get to see his wife, Mavis, and visit his hometown of Andover, Mass. (which... [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]
 
Adam Sandler Interviewed Jay Leno on Last Night's 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Jimmy Fallon isn't the only late night host to become the interviewee this week. Last night on The Tonight Show, guest Adam Sandler — dressed to the nines in his Tuesday night finest — switched roles with Leno for a few minutes to ask him some hard-hitting questions like ... [Read More]
 
Adam Sandler Interviewed Jay Leno on Last Night's 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Jimmy Fallon isn't the only late night host to become the interviewee this week. Last night on The Tonight Show, guest Adam Sandler — dressed to the nines in his Tuesday night finest — switched roles with Leno for a few minutes to ask him some hard-hitting questions like ... [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]
 
Jimmy Kimmel to bring late night show to SXSW
The late night wars are really going to start to fire up after the Olympics. With Jimmy Fallon taking over The Tonight Show he will now compete with Jimmy Kimmel for the next generation of late night TV followers. And how do the two find younger demos? They head to Austin in mid-March for the [&hell... [Read More]
 
Adam Hunter on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Adam Hunter was a pothead when he lived in New York. Now that he lives in California, he's a patient. Hear more of his jokes from Monday night's return engagement on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Notice his shirt is a slightly deeper shade of blue this year! Roll the clip. ... [Read More]
 
Fallon Channels Travolta in This New 'Tonight Show' Promo
by Megh Wright The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon premieres on NBC February 17th, so Fallon and company rolled out this promo called "Staying Awake" featuring Fallon reenacting the iconic opening sequence of Saturday Night Fever, can of semi-gloss and all. Considering Fallon's spent five years i... [Read More]