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

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Season 3, Ep. 177 : Matt Damon; David Feherty; Sturgill Simpson Jul 27, 2016

Actor Matt Damon; former professional golfer David Feherty; Sturgill Simpson performs.

  • Season 3, Ep. 176 : Michael Fassbender; Abby Elliott; BastilleJul 26, 2016

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    Actor Michael Fassbender; actress Abby Elliott; Bastille performs.

  • Season 3, Ep. 175 : Denis Leary; Shay Mitchell; G-Easy; Tory Lanez; Cory HenryJul 25, 2016

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    Actor Denis Leary; actress Shay Mitchell; G-Easy, featuring Tory Lanez, performs; Cory Henry sits in with The Roots.

  • Season 3, Ep. 174 : Simon Cowell; Lilly Singh; Penn & TellerJul 22, 2016

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    TV personality Simon Cowell; comic Lilly Singh; magicians Penn & Teller.

  • Season 3, Ep. 173 : Alicia Vikander; Celine DionJul 21, 2016

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    Actress Alicia Vikander; singer Celine Dion visits and performs.

  • Season 3, Ep. 172 : Mila Kunis; Mike Birbiglia; A$AP MobJul 20, 2016

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    Actress Mila Kunis; actor Mike Birbiglia; A$AP Mob 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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