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NBC Confirms Fallon Will Succeed Leno

Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon - NY Times

“The Tonight Show” will begin a new era in February when Jimmy Fallon succeeds Jay Leno as host of the most storied and successful program in late-night television. NBC plans to announce on Wednesday its plan to install Mr. Fallon as the show’s sixth host at the conclusion of the network’s coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia. NBC also is to confirm reports that it plans to shake up the axes of the television industry by moving the show from its longtime home in Los Angeles to its birthplace, New York.


NBC reportedly moving ‘Tonight Show’ to New York when Jimmy Fallon takes over

Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon - Washington Post

NBC, once the king of primetime, morning infotainment, and late-night television, is now an also ran in primetime, and is struggling behind ABC’s “Good Morning America” in the morning.


Good night, and good luck to Jay Leno?

Jay Leno and Barack Obama - CBS News

There's speculation that NBC may be looking to replace Jay Leno with the younger-skewing Jimmy Fallon; Could it be time to turn the lights out on Jay?

Senh: Here we go again? Jimmy Fallon's not ready.


Fallon spoofs Mitt's concession call

Jimmy Fallon imagines what Mitt Romney may have said to President Obama during their election night chat.


Study of late-night comics leaves out Jimmy Kimmel, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert

Reporters who cover politics and media had their undies in a bunch Wednesday over a study conducted by the Center for Media and Public Affairs announcing, “late night TV talk show comedians have told more jokes about Mitt Romney than about all Democrats combined since the party nominating conventions.”


Letterman and Fallon perform to empty studios

Jimmy Fallon

If David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon crack wise and no one's around to laugh, are they still funny? It turns out ... yes, very! With a massive storm approaching and New Yorkers being either evacuated or encouraged to stay in their homes, the "Late Show" and "Late Night" taped Monday afternoon without audiences. (Maybe Letterman and Fallon should have tweeted their monologues, however -- thousands of East Coasters had lost power by the time the shows aired and local newscasts were providing constant storm coverage.)


'SNL': Jimmy Fallon returns

As predicted in a 1998 sketch, former cast member is back as host in December 2011; like this homecoming?


NBC apologizes to Bachmann for Fallon song choice

GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann received an apology from an NBC executive after an off-color song was played during her appearance on Jimmy Fallon's "Late Night," her spokeswoman said late Wednesday....


TCA Press Tour: Jimmy Fallon has a few tricks up his sleeves for the Emmys

With Fallon s trademark off-brand humor, it s only natural to assume that each Emmy winner would end up licking their statuette for $10.


Jimmy Fallon wins person of the year Webby

Jimmy Fallon's late-night show hasn't been on the air three months, but he's already got an award: He's the Webbys' person of the year.


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