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Jimmy Fallon pays tribute to David Letterman

Jimmy Fallon pays tribute to David Letterman

Jimmy Fallon has thanked Dave for his work in revolutionising late night TV in the US. In a genuinely heartfelt desk piece on The Tonight Show he spoke about how he has always looked up to Dave and found him to be courageous. The final episode of the Late Show With David Letterman airs tomorrow night, Wednesday 20th May, on CBS. Watch Jimmy’s message to Dave below:

Highlights from The Tonight Show’s week on the road

Highlights from The Tonight Show’s week on the road

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon took to the road this week on a weeklong vacation away from the cold weather of New York to Phoenix and Los Angeles. The week started off with Sunday night’s special live broadcast for the Super Bowl. The live show was broadcast live from the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix. The show then moved back to Los Angeles for one week only – formerly the home of The Tonight Show before Jimmy Fallon moved the…

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Tonight Show and Late Night’s tributes to Letterman

Tonight Show and Late Night’s tributes to Letterman

NBC’s late night talk shows haven’t been shying away from mentioning David Letterman’s retirement, despite him being on rival TV network CBS. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon came up with their very own Top Ten list in tribute to the much-loved Late Show segment. Fallon’s Top Ten list was entitled “reasons why David Letterman is retiring”: Seth Meyers on Late Night (Letterman’s original show before moving to NBC) also paid tribute to Dave, with this heartfelt speech saying “if…

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Stephen Colbert visits The Tonight Show

Stephen Colbert visits The Tonight Show

Stephen Colbert stopped by The Tonight Show on Friday to talk about the new movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman in which he voices the character Paul Peterson. Jimmy Fallon found it difficult to keep a straight face at times when dealing with some of Colbert’s deadpan one-liners, particularly during the game “Truth Or Truth”. Entertainment Weekly – “Jimmy Fallon can’t keep it together…”

Jimmy Fallon brings in the viewers for NBC

Jimmy Fallon brings in the viewers for NBC

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has brought in huge audiences for its premiere week. NBCUniversal have released viewing figures for the first week of shows, saying on average 8.5m viewers tuned in to The Tonight Show across the week. This is the biggest audience for The Tonight Show since the week of the Cheers finale back in 1993. The official press release says “for the full week, Tonight averaged 8.490 million viewers overall, making it the most-watched week of…

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