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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 

Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.
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Airs Mon. Aug. 20, 11:34 PM on NBC

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jimmy Fallon ...  Himself - Host / ... 921 episodes, 2014-2018
The Roots ...  Themselves - House Band 921 episodes, 2014-2018
Steve Higgins ...  Himself - Announcer / ... 919 episodes, 2014-2018
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

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English

Release Date:

17 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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"The Tonight Show" is taped in New York City. See more »

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When Jimmy arm wrestles with his guests, both of them can be seen holding the edge of the table with their other hand for leverage and support. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus (2015) See more »

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No longer watching the TONIGHT SHOW
8 January 2015 | by duraflexSee all my reviews

Jimmy Fallon has a modicum of talent and can pull off some funny bits but hosting the 60 minute TONIGHT SHOW 5 nights a week is obviously more than he can handle. He seems like an okay guy but he's an example of The Peter Principle in play.

Johnny Carson was the Gold Standard for hosting this show. He had charisma and depth. He could do political and social commentary, do comedy skits and handle all kinds of interviews from the serious to the silly. I still watch him on DVDs - stuff I've seen and enjoyed before.

Leno was good and usually worth staying up to watch. Politically, he leaned left but Obama was easy fodder for his jokes. Leno's interviewing skills didn't match Carson but he could handle man-on-the-street stuff and showed us how ignorant too many Americans are.

I've given Fallon about 10 tries but concluded he's not worth staying up for or even setting the DVR. The band is absolutely awful. Don't know what Fallon's ratings are or how long his contract runs but I will not be among his viewers.


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