Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.
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According to Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, he was fired by Lorne Michaels after making disparaging comments about Tina Fey on Watch What Happens: Live (2009). Thompson felt that Fey, a fellow Philadelphian, ignored The Roots during her appearances. Fallon begged Michaels to rehire him. Thompson and Fey later reconciled on the show by eating a "hoagie of friendship" together. See more »

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Can he do an entire week without an SNL cast member or a relative of an SNL cast member?
24 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jimmy's better than the other guys in his time slot, but that's not saying much and he blows Carson Daly out of the water- but then again, a goldfish in a bowl does that.

I've waited to see if he'd get better, and admittedly, he improved a bit, but still... he has a long way to go to actually be entertaining. I DO like the fact that he interacts with the audience, but a lot of his stunts just fail to be funny. The conflict resolution skit usually is pretty good, but most of the others fall completely flat.

One of my biggest issues with the show is that he can't seem to wean himself from the SNL cast. Has anyone else noticed that he's got a disproportionate amount of SNL members (both former and present-day) as guests? And some aren't there because of a project they're hyping, it's just like, "I was walking around the building and showed up on your stage for no apparent reason." I can see at first doing that to help him gain confidence, but if he still needs their support he really doesn't need to be there. or is this more of a "We can't get real celebrities to be on his show... QUICK book SNL cast members!"

To me, Jimmy would be better about 7-10 hours later. He's got a pleasant smile and his humor would work well with people just waking up. I can totally see Jimmy on a morning talk show and being much more interesting than in his current position.

I'll continue to flip through and watch occasionally, but if there's anything else on that even remotely interests me, Jimmy's out.


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