The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Series Summary
The long-running late-night talk show returns to its New York roots for the first time since 1972 when comic Jimmy Fallon takes over hosting duties, accompanied by his Grammy-winning house band, The Roots. The former cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and lead of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" welcomes guests to an evening of comedy, music, conversation, and competitions. "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels serves as the program's executive producer, and Steve Higgins is the announcer.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Talk, Comedy

Network: NBC

Next Episode:

Season 3, Ep. 192 : David Spade; Finn Wolfhard; Millie Bobby Brown; Gaten Matarazzo; Caleb McLaughlin; Tove Lo; Frédéric Yonnet Aug 31, 2016

Actor David Spade; actors Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin; Tove Lo performs; Frédéric Yonnet sits in with The Roots.

  • Season 3, Ep. 191 : Mel Brooks; Rita Ora; Banks & SteelzAug 30, 2016

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    Director Mel Brooks; singer Rita Ora; Banks & Steelz perform.

  • Season 3, Ep. 189 : Jessica Alba; Jeff FoxworthyAug 26, 2016

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    Actress Jessica Alba; comic Jeff Foxworthy.

  • Season 3, Ep. 188 : Barbra Streisand; Alec BaldwinAug 25, 2016

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    Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin talk and perform.

  • Season 3, Ep. 187 : Aaron Paul; Tig Notaro; Florida Georgia Line; James ValentineAug 24, 2016

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    Actor Aaron Paul; comic Tig Notaro; Florida Georgia Line performs; James Valentine sits in with The Roots.

  • Season 3, Ep. 186 : Dolly Parton; Danny GloverAug 23, 2016

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    Actor Danny Glover; Dolly Parton talks and performs.

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Critic Reviews( 3 )
  • Even with its first-night caution issues, his inaugural Tonight Show makes me think that Fallon is the perfect choice to take over a TV institution, giving it both tender loving care and a much-needed shake-up. Show More

  • It's a safe bet he’ll get his legs here in a matter of weeks. Now, though, it’s very much a shake-down cruise. The boat is loaded. It just needs to get up to speed. Show More

  • Even though Fallon is a big fan of The Tonight Show, you get the pleasant vibe that he is unencumbered by any extraneous anxiety of influence. Show More

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