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Chrissy Metz Says Sterling K. Brown Has a 'Gift' for Faux Crying: 'He's Pretty Spectacular'

Chrissy Metz Says Sterling K. Brown Has a 'Gift' for Faux Crying: 'He's Pretty Spectacular'
Chrissy Metz has some thoughts on what makes Sterling K Brown such a good faux crier.

“He’s pretty spectacular. Everything he does is spectacular,” Metz, 37, told PeopleTV’s Lola Ogunnaike and People Now’s Jeremy Parsons at The People, Entertainment Weekly & TNT Official SAG Awards Red Carpet Live Show.

“He can do the one tear thing and that is a gift,” she added, before asking “how does he do just one eye?”

Brown — who’s nominated for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series— was previously dubbed the “best crier” by fellow This is Us costar Mandy Moore.
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Bob Smith Dies: First Openly Gay Comic To Appear On ‘The Tonight Show’ Was 59

Bob Smith Dies: First Openly Gay Comic To Appear On ‘The Tonight Show’ Was 59
Bob Smith, the first openly gay comedian to score an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, has died after a long struggle with Als. His partner, Michael Zam, confirmed the death via a Facebook post. Smith also was the first openly gay man to star in his own HBO Comedy half-hour, which bowed in 1994, and he and made numerous other TV appearances. His collection of essays, Openly Bob, won the Lambda Literary Award for humor. His second collection,Way To Go…
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Jessica Chastain Shows Jimmy Fallon What It’s Like To Play Female Roles In Biting ‘Tonight Show’ Sketch

Jessica Chastain will be hosting this weekend’s edition of “Saturday Night Live” (airing Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11:35 p.m. Et/Pt on Global), and in advance of her “SNL” appearance she dropped by “The Tonight Show” on Thursday. In addition to chatting with host Jimmy Fallon, Chastain, 40, also participated in a comedy sketch that made
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President Trump to Skip NBC's Traditional Pre-Super Bowl Interview

President Trump to Skip NBC's Traditional Pre-Super Bowl Interview
President Donald Trump won’t be returning to his former network on Super Bowl Sunday.

The former Apprentice star has declined NBC’s request for an interview before this year’s Super Bowl, our sister site Deadline is reporting. An NBC source says they’re still keeping the invitation open, in case Trump changes his mind.

RELATEDThis Is Us Cast Joins Tonight Show‘s Post-Super Bowl Lii Special

The pre-Super Bowl interview with the sitting President has become a tradition in recent years: President Obama did one in each year of his presidency, and Trump himself sat down with former
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Jessica Chastain Shows Jimmy Fallon What It’s Like to Be a Woman in Hollywood — Watch

Jessica Chastain Shows Jimmy Fallon What It’s Like to Be a Woman in Hollywood — Watch
Jessica Chastain has never been shy about advocating for better roles for women in Hollywood, she never misses an opportunity to express her dismay with the status quo, but she tried something a little different last night. In an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Chastain roped Fallon into the cause by letting him do what men do best: Play dumb. Fallon is the perfect male stand-in for average Joes everywhere, and his particular brand of boy-next-door naiveté works well in this context.

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“I’m really excited to be part of the movement for better female representation, because female roles have been so under-written, especially compared to male roles,” said Chastain, introducing the sketch. In it, Chastain and Fallon read from sample movie scripts, except Chastain reads the man and Fallon reads the woman.
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Jessica Chastain Shows Jimmy Fallon What It's Like to Have a Female Role

Jessica Chastain Shows Jimmy Fallon What It's Like to Have a Female Role
Jessica Chastain illustrated her words with actions Thursday on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, engaging the late night host in an exercise in Hollywood inequality.

The Molly's Game actress prefaced the demonstration with a note that "female roles have been so underwritten, especially compared to male roles."

She and Fallon then acted out three movie scenes, reading off scripts and adopting roles of the opposite gender.

The first scene, from a romantic comedy, saw Chastain playing the man, bumping into Fallon, who was playing the woman.

"Oh, excuse me.
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WWE Star Triple H Belts Moana's "How Far I'll Go" in 'Tonight Show' Lip Sync Battle

It was a lip-sync showdown on The Tonight Show on Thursday as the WWE's Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and The New Day squared off for a special tag-team version of host Jimmy Fallon's popular segment.

The New Day was up first, teamed with Fallon, in a contest with high stakes: If Fallon's team lost, the host would show up at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for WWE Raw's 25th anniversary show. The songs in question for Fallon and crew were Boyz II Men's "Motownphilly" and Phil Collins' seminal 1985 classic, "Billy Don't You Lose My Number," the latter of which elicited...
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WWE’s Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and The New Day Face Off in Lip Sync Battle (Video)

WWE superstars Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and The New Day squared off in a tag-team battle on “The Tonight Show” Thursday night. No, tables, ladders and chairs weren’t involved. Instead, they showcased their talents in an intense edition of Lip Sync Battle. Battling for “bragging rights forever,” according to Jimmy Fallon, the host joined The New Day for a choreographed version of Boyz II Men’s 1991 hit “Motownphilly.” Raising the stakes, McMahon said if she and her real-life husband emerged victorious, Fallon would join them for next week’s 25th anniversary of the wrestling promotion’s “Monday Night Raw.” Also Read: Nick Cannon and...
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Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb Talk "Navigating the Waters" of 'Today' Post-Lauer

After Hoda Kotb was announced as Matt Lauer's replacement on the Today show following allegations of Lauer's inappropriate sexual behavior, the new co-anchor appeared alongside Savannah Guthrie on The Tonight Show, admitting it was "weird" taking on the new role.

Kotb explained that their paring works so well because of their great friendship. "If you've ever met a friend and had a great moment and you say to yourself, 'Wow, that was so much fun!' Like, that works," Kotb said.

Guthrie then jokingly added, "Hoda said it was like a first date, and I was like, 'I'm easy and desperate.'...
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Edgar Ramirez: Homophobia 'Underlying Theme' of 'Assassination of Versace'

Edgar Ramirez: Homophobia 'Underlying Theme' of 'Assassination of Versace'
Edgar Ramirez opened up about playing the title role in Ryan Murphy's buzzed-about FX series, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, in an interview on The Tonight Show Wednesday, and the actor specifically pointed to the timeliness of the narrative.

"Ryan [Murphy, the creator of the series] has an amazing talent to identify stories that are both dramatically gripping and at the same time they're socially and culturally relevant," he told host Jimmy Fallon. "It's that combination that makes the anthology of American Crime Story so interesting."

This season's storyline chronicles events leading
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You Need to Hear How Good Camila Cabello's "Havana" Sounds With Classroom Instruments

Camila Cabello is kicking off 2018 with a bang. The former Fifth Harmony member, who is currently basking in the success of her single, "Havana," stopped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday to perform the catchy tune from her debut album, Camila, using only classroom instruments. With help from host Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and some fun props, Cabello managed to make the hit song even more irresistible. Watch it above to see what we mean, then check out her fun music video.
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Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb Admit Matt Lauer's Departure Was a "Difficult Time" for Today

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb Admit Matt Lauer's Departure Was a
Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb opened up about Matt Lauer's departure on Wednesday's episode of The Tonight Show. Kotb replaced Lauer on Today after he was terminated from NBC News for alleged inappropriate sexual behavior. "It was a difficult time for the show—no question," Kotb said about Lauer's departure. "We were just talking about how do you navigate those waters." Viewers will recall how Guthrie announced the termination back in November and said she she felt "heartbroken" for both Lauer and the accuser. She also opened up about dealing with conflicting feelings. "We are grappling with a dilemma that so many people have faced these last...
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Camila Cabello, Jimmy Fallon And The Roots Perform ‘Havana’ With Classroom Instruments

As Camila Cabello’s single “Havana” continues to break records on the Billboard charts, the former Fifth Harmony member joined Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on Wednesday’s edition of “The Tonight Show” to put a whole new spin on the song by performing it using instruments found in an elementary school classroom. With Cabello handling vocal duties,
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Camila Cabello, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Perform "Havana" on Classroom Instruments

She may be one of the hottest artists in pop right now, but Camila Cabello isn't too cool for school.

Cabello dropped by The Tonight Show studios for a performance with classroom instruments of her international hit "Havana."

The pop star tackled the lemon shaker and took lead vocals; host Jimmy Fallon tried his hand at the wood block, bass drum and Casio keyboard; and Questlove looked at ease on the hand clappers.

The former Fifth Harmony singer should be laughing it up right now. Her debut album, Camila, dropped Friday, and it's poised for a big splash on sales...
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Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb Are Focused on the 'Positive' Changes to Today Post-Matt Lauer

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Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb Are Focused on the 'Positive' Changes to Today Post-Matt Lauer
After the Matt Lauer scandal rocked Today, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb had to press on. But they knew there was something special happening.

Kotb’s promotion to full-time co-anchor on the NBC morning show made the duo the first female team to helm Today in its 66-year history. During a joint appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, the women said the chemistry was there.

“Savannah and I started anchoring together and it’s weird,” Kotb, 53, said. “If you’ve ever met a friend and had a moment and said, ‘Wow, that was so much fun!
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Camila Cabello, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Perform "Havana" With Classroom Instruments

Camila Cabello, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Perform
Who knew classroom instruments could make a song even better? Camila Cabello appeared on NBC's The Tonight Show Wednesday, where she performed her smash hit "Havana," using a lemon shaker as a prop. Host Jimmy Fallon proved to be a jack-of-all-trades, vacillating between the wood block, bass drum and Casio keyboard. The Roots got into it, too, with Tuba Gooding Jr. playing the Kazoo and using an orange shaker, Kamal Gray playing the xylophone, Mark Kelley playing the kazoo, Captain Kirk strumming the ukulele, James Poyser playing the melodica, Questlove using hand clappers, Stro banging the bongos and Black Thought playing the triangle. "Havana" is currently at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. ...
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Chris Hemsworth Confirms Partial Cast List For Avengers: Infinity War

When it comes to Avengers: Infinity War, Chris Hemsworth is just the gift that keeps on giving, isn’t he? From dishing on Thor’s missing eyepatch to revealing how many characters we might see in the pic, he’s been spilling quite a bit over the past few weeks and now, he’s revealed some more information, this time pertaining to the cast list for the upcoming blockbuster.

While appearing on The Tonight Show, the Aussie actor confirmed that the following individuals will be starring alongside him in Infinity War – *deep breath* – Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Benicio del Toro, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle and Paul Rudd. And…exhale.

Now, there’s nothing terribly shocking about any of this, as almost all of these actors have been spotted on set already. Still, it
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Avengers: Infinity War’s Chris Hemsworth Gets Candid About Almost Passing Up The Chance To Play Thor

Someone get Doctor Strange on the phone; Chris Hemsworth wants to borrow the Eye of Agamotto and, more specifically, the Time Stone hidden within.

Currently out promoting his true-life war drama 12 Strong, Marvel’s God of Thunder swung by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (h/t ComicBook.com), where talk inevitably veered toward Avengers: Infinity War, the deadliest McU movie yet.

In doing so, Fallon quizzed Hemsworth about the time he almost passed up the chance to play Thor for Marvel Studios. It’s something that the Aussie actor has addressed before, of course, and he’s been pretty forthcoming about his initial hesitation (spoilers: Chris Hemsworth was wary of signing a multi-picture deal for a project still in its infancy). But now that the McU has ballooned into a billion-dollar franchise, the actor has precisely zero regrets, and admitted that if he was in possession of a time machine,
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Kristen Wiig to Star in Reese Witherspoon-Produced Comedy Series for Apple

Kristen Wiig: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”/YouTube

Over the past year, Apple has been making its way into producing original content in order to compete with streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. Now, it has just secured its first half-hour scripted comedy, which will star none other than the hilarious Kristen Wiig.

Produced by Reese Witherspoon, Variety reports that this series is based on “You Think It, I’ll Say It,” a forthcoming short story collection by Curtis Sittenfeld. Creator Colleen McGuinness will serve as showrunner, and Lauren Neustadter and Wiig will join Witherspoon as producers. The 10-episode project will mark Wiig’s first regular television gig in six years.

Since leaving “SNL” in 2012, Wiig has involved herself in various films both behind and in front of the camera. In addition to co-writing, co-producing, and starring in “Bridesmaids,” she’s appeared in “Ghostbusters,” “mother!” and “Downsizing,
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Camila Cabello Almost Kissed Nick Jonas on New Year's Eve

Camila Cabello Almost Kissed Nick Jonas on New Year's Eve
It might have been freezing cold in New York City when Camila Cabello performed her smash hit “Havana” on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, but the singer had plans that surely would’ve heated up the night.

During an interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the late-night host discussed the singer’s New Year’s Eve performance at Times Square. Cabello, who’s first full album broke chart records on Jan. 12, revealed she was thinking about kissing Nick Jonas, who also performed at the televised event. “The ball was dropping, and I was like,
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