‘The Tonight Show’ gets new promo with new host

MUMBAI: For almost 60 years, The Tonight Show has been a staple on NBC’s programming. But, now the iconic show will go through a dramatic shift.


The dawn of an exciting new era is fast approaching as the promo rightly suggests. Jimmy Fallon will step into the shoes of Jay Leno in The Tonight Show in a little more than a month. NBC is certainly excited about “The New Era” since it just unveiled an exciting new promo that features a lot of throwbacks to old-school Tonight Show as if preparing everyone for what is sure to be a much funnier version of The Tonight Show than what we're currently watching with Leno at its apex.


Jimmy Fallon shifts to the glossy new Tonight Show studio on 17 February, with the show itself undergoing a major reinvention not just concerning the host. After decades spent in Los Angeles, the show will move to New York for the first time since 1972. NBC is reportedly spending millions on renovating Studio 6B, where Fallon hosted Late Night throughout his tenure, as they look to bring as much of Fallon's internet-friendly humor to the late night chat show circuit as possible.


Coincidentally, Studio 6B is also the place where Jack Paar hosted The Tonight Show throughout his entire run and where Johnny Carson spent the first ten years of his thirty year spell on the show, making him the only host with the longest stint as the host on The Tonight Show.

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