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Posted Wednesday 4/18/18 at 1:19PM EDT
Joel McHale took a six-hour Uber to make his Tonight Show appearance
The comedian's flight from Rochester to New York City was canceled due to bad weather. So he called an Uber. “I rode in the front seat and we talked," McHale told Jimmy Fallon of his driver. "Oh, we’re friends.”
Posted Tuesday 4/17/18 at 1:41PM EDT
Jimmy Fallon recalled the awkwardness of having Robert De Niro as his very first late-night guest
Fallon kicked off his late-night career in March 2009 with a tough-to-interview De Niro as guest on his first Late Night show. "Most of your answers were one-word answers, yeah," Fallon told De Niro on last night's Tonight Show. "But I remember, I was so nervous."
Posted Monday 4/16/18 at 5:49PM EDT
Stephen Colbert's lead over Jimmy Fallon grew even bigger during the first quarter of 2018
A year ago, Colbert's Late Show was ahead of Fallon's Tonight Show by less than 300,000 viewers. In the first three months of 2018, Colbert's lead over Fallon has become "daunting," according to Josef Adalian, with The Late Show averaging 4.02 million "DVR-adjusted viewers" to Fallon's 2.76 million. Jimmy Kimmel was in third place with 2.35 million.
Posted Thursday 4/12/18 at 1:02PM EDT
Jimmy Fallon hopes to bring back Cardi B as co-host again
“She was so fun to work with and funny at rehearsals . . . Had the whole crew laughing. I wish we could’ve had two hours,” says The Tonight Show host.
Posted Monday 4/09/18 at 11:33PM EDT
Cardi B helps Jimmy Fallon deliver his monologue as his first-ever Tonight Show guest co-host
The rapper also helped Fallon interview John Mulaney and played "Box of Lies" during her Monday guest co-hosting appearance, which came two nights after performing on Saturday Night Live.
Posted Friday 4/06/18 at 2:28PM EDT
Jimmy Fallon dressed a Kenny Rogers to serenade Hoda and Kathie Lee on their 10th anniversary
Fallon as Rogers sang "Through the Years" on the 10 a.m. Today show as Hoda Kotb recalled telling Kathie Lee Gifford “you and I are going to be lifetime friends" after their first meeting in 2008.
Posted Thursday 4/05/18 at 12:48AM EDT
Dr. Evil from Austin Powers surfaces on The Tonight Show as a fired Trump cabinet member
Mike Myers reprised his famous movie character to mock the Trump presidency.
Posted Tuesday 4/03/18 at 1:44PM EDT
Cardi B to co-host The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday
The Bronx-born rapper will help interview guests and join Fallon on stage as his first-ever co-host.
Posted Tuesday 4/03/18 at 1:44PM EDT
Tracy Morgan pitches his own black superhero movie to Jimmy Fallon
Check out The Last O.G. star as "The Black Bobcat."
Posted Sunday 3/25/18 at 1:59AM EDT
Millie Bobby Brown and John Cena salute March for Our Lives at Kids' Choice Awards
Stranger Things star Brown honored Saturday's march against gun violence by wearing a jean jacket displaying the names of the Parkland victims. “The March for Our Lives demonstrations that took place all over the world today have inspired me and it impacted us all in one way or another," she said while accepting the award for Favorite TV Actress. "I’m fortunate to be here tonight to receive an award as an actor. I’m so very grateful and I appreciate the love and support of my fans and the opportunity that our show, Stranger Things, has created for me. More than anything, I get to be up here and I’m privileged to have a voice that can be heard, one that I can hopefully use to make a positive difference, and help influence change." In his opening monologue, John Cena also expressed support for March for Our Lives. “Kids everywhere have already made it an amazing day,” Cena said in his opening monologue. “So I just want to take a moment to celebrate what kids across the nation accomplished today. From Washington DC, Florida, even here in Los Angeles, all over the country, all over the world, kids made their voice heard with the incredible March for our Lives. And it all happened because you want to make the world a better place.
# TOPICS: March For Our Lives, Nickelodeon, NRATV, Kids’ Choice Awards, Parks and Recreation, Stranger Things, Chris Matthews, Jimmy Fallon, John Cena, Millie Bobby Brown, Award Shows, Florida School Shooting, Gun Violence
Posted Friday 3/23/18 at 5:23AM EDT
Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith perform the "History of TV Theme Songs"
Watch them remix the best sitcom theme songs of all time, including The Jeffersons, Three's Company and, of course, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. ALSO: Drone films Fallon interviewing Smith.
Posted Wednesday 3/21/18 at 1:47PM EDT
Jimmy Fallon encourages his viewers to join him at Saturday's March for Our Lives
"I just want to remind everybody that this Saturday, March 24, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have organized a march in Washington," The Tonight Show host said on Tuesday night's show. "It’s called the March for Our Lives, and it’s to tell the government, loud and clear, that we demand change on the issue of gun control...I’ll be there, with my family, to support the students. And I encourage all of you — families, students, teachers, anyone who wants change — head to Washington this Saturday, or find a local march happening in your city, and show your support for these kids as they make their voices heard. Our future is speaking, and we should listen."
Posted Thursday 3/15/18 at 5:20AM EDT
It took a lot of work producing Jimmy Fallon's five-minute Tonight Shows during the Winter Olympics
Just because the Fallon Five episodes were five minutes long didn't mean Fallon had a much-reduced workload. A full audience still had to come in for the brief taping, and The Tonight Show staff had to produce content that was so good that it would be appeal to the Winter Olympics audience that wouldn't usually watch Fallon's show. For each episode, they had to come up with six and a half minutes of great material, and 90 seconds had to be cut.
Posted Tuesday 2/27/18 at 12:27AM EST
Jimmy Fallon says he'll march with Florida school shooting survivors in Washington, D.C.
The normally apolitical Tonight Show host praised the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students in his first full show back since the Feb. 14 massacre, saying he, his wife and two daughters will march with them to advocate for school safety and gun control. "They are speaking out with more guts, passion, conviction and common sense than most adults," Fallon said. "They are high school students. It's beyond impressive. That strength that they have is inspiring. They are angry, and they're doing something about it, and creating change. This is a real revolution."
Posted Thursday 2/22/18 at 3:48AM EST
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will host the Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony
“Parades, K-Pop, fireworks, costumes, dancing – who better to host the world’s biggest party than Tara, Johnny and Terry," sais NBC Olympics president Jim Bell of the figure skating analyst duo, who have been stars of these PyeongChang Games. They will be joined by play-by-play partner Terry Gannon. "For this assignment to happen, it’s a huge honor and privilege," says Lipinski. "I’m so excited to embark on this new and exciting adventure and bring the Closing Ceremony to the U.S.”
# TOPICS: Winter Olympics, NBC, Closing Ceremony, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Bode Miller, Chloe Kim, Jim Bell, Jimmy Fallon, Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, Terry Gannon, Late Night, NBC Sports