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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
Wendy Williams feared losing her audience during her talk show hiatus
“I have to make an income! Three weeks and a half, that’s a lot to be off of your show, do you know what I mean?” she said during a visit with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, in which she was greeted by his spittle. “And people are so fickle, the audience, you never know if they’re going to show the love when you get back or whether they’re going to switch the channel to watching another.”
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 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 Thursday 3/22/18 at 1:53PM EDT
Jay Leno mocks sexual harassers Matt Lauer, Kevin Spacey and Charlie Rose in surprise Tonight Show return
“How about Charlie Rose, walking around naked in front of interns," said Leno, filling in briefly for Jimmy Fallon. "When did newsmen start behaving like this? I don’t remember Walter Cronkite prancing around in front of Margaret Thatcher like, ‘Take a look at this, Margaret.'”
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 Monday 3/19/18 at 12:37PM EDT
Police arrest man for alleged bomb threat at The Roots concert at SXSW
Trevor Weldon Ingram, 26, allegedly emailed a bomb threat Saturday afternoon, prompting the cancelation of The Roots' concert that night.
Posted Sunday 3/18/18 at 3:44AM EDT
The Roots' SXSW concert abruptly canceled by a bomb threat
A bomb threat received by email prompted the shutdown of The Roots concert due to "a security concern." Reacting to the news, Questlove said in a since-deleted Instagram story: "Welp. It’s 2018. Show cancelled. These are the times we now live in.”
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.