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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon details revealed

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon details revealed

New details for the all-new Tonight Show have been announced this week. The new look programme will revert back to its naming convention from Johnny Carson’s tenure using “Starring” in the show’s title – it will be known as The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon will premiere on 17th February 2014 on NBC following Jay Leno’s departure. The brand new logo for the programme has also been revealed (see right). Jimmy Fallon’s new Tonight…

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No new $25 million Tonight Show studio for Jimmy Fallon

No new $25 million Tonight Show studio for Jimmy Fallon

It would seem the planned brand new $25 million studio at 30 Rock for The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon will not be happening after all. The Hollywood Reporter says “NBC spent seven months working on plans that called for the combining of Studios 6B and 8G and turning them into a megastudio for Fallon as well as a showy theater for NBCUniversal to screen movies. Including a balcony, the facility would have fit an audience of 400” but “recently…

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The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon confirmed for 2014

The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon confirmed for 2014

NBC have confirmed Jay Leno will step down from The Tonight Show to be replaced by Late Night host Jimmy Fallon in February 2014. Leno already retired from The Tonight Show once before and, infamously, handed the reigns to (then host of Late Night) Conan O’Brien for a few months before he returned to Tonight after The Jay Leno Show (his new programme that aired in primetime – 10pm – every weeknight on NBC) wasn’t doing the business for NBC,…

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‘Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ from New York “in the works”

‘Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ from New York “in the works”

It’s being reported by The New York Times there are plans “in the works” to bring The Tonight Show back to New York. The Tonight Show was originally broadcast from the 30 Rock building in NYC with host Steve Allen in 1954, then Jack Paar. Johnny Carson’s era on Tonight saw the programme move to California (Burbank) in 1972 as he wanted to attract more high-profile guests. The New York Times say the move to New York is “expected to…

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Jimmy Fallon to host SNL this December

Jimmy Fallon to host SNL this December

Jimmy Fallon will return to Saturday Night Live this December for one show only. Fallon made a name for himself on SNL but left in 2004 to pursue other ventures, including becoming the host of Late Night on NBC in 2009. Jimmy will be hosting Saturday Night Live on the 17th December, and Michael BublĂ© will be the musical guest promoting his new Christmas album. Speaking on Twitter, Jimmy said “I’m incredibly honored to be heading back to 8H where…

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Primetime Emmy Awards 2010

Primetime Emmy Awards 2010

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart has won the “Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series” award at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Late Night host Jimmy Fallon hosted the ceremony this year and he did such a good job rumours are suggesting he’s being lined up to host the Academy Awards early next year. Primetime Emmys – Winners press release Hollyscoop – “How Was Jimmy Fallon as the Emmys Host?”