Jimmy Fallon Finally Confirmed as Future Tonight Show Host
The rumors are now an awkward reality for NBC:
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jimmy Fallon has signed a deal to replace Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show.
Jay Leno took a break from slamming NBC last night to try and make light of the controversy swirling around The Tonight Show.
With the network reportedly trying to force Leno out, bring in Jimmy Fallon and move the program to New York, the hosts jumped on the phone with each other yesterday and belted out a paraphrased version of "Tonight" from West Side Story.
For the fourth consecutive night, Jay Leno has joked about the late-night mess at NBC.
Well, he's talked about it at least. Joked would imply the references were actually funny.
Well, this at least explains why Jay Leno is hating on NBC so much these days.
For the second time in a couple weeks, a report states that the network will not resign The Tonight Show host when his contract expires next year, setting the stage for Jimmy Fallon to take over the iconic program.
Jay Leno was at it again last night.
The Tonight Show host, who some believe will be forced out after his contract is up in the spring of 2014, pissed off NBC last week by mocking the network's pathetic ratings.
Jay Leno finally pushed the envelope! And it was funny! Who knew he had it in him?
The bad news: He mocked his own network, and now NBC is very far from pleased.
Do not anger the Beliebers.
It's a lesson that's inherent to those who report celebrity gossip, but one Olivia Wilde had to find out the hard way after chastising the singer on Twitter.
A new rumor suggests that Jay Leno will retire from The Tonight Show next spring. For real this time. Seriously. No backsies for a change.
Jimmy Kimmel is at it again.
The ABC talk show host, who previously referred to Jay Leno as a sellout, blasts his rival once more in the March issue of Playboy.
Nice try, Jay Leno.
The day after the Bar Refaeli Super Bowl commercial aired, this super model was a guest on The Tonight Show.
And the award for Backward Compliment of the Year goes to...
With Jimmy Kimmel Live shifting to 11:35 p.m. next week, and therefore taking on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the former's host comes down hard on the latter's in a new interview with Rolling Stone, telling the magazine of Leno: