The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

American late-night talk show

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television.

It is the seventh (and current) version of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon being the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots.

The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City, which is the same studio in which Tonight Starring Jack Paar and then The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson were produced from 1957 until 1972.

The program airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT. The show has been nominated for nine Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two.

On August 13, 2015, NBC announced that Fallon signed a contract to remain as host until at least 2021.[1] On May 17, 2021, NBC renewed the show for five more years until 2026. He will turn 52.

The show hosts a number of different regular segments, including Fallonventions—a kid inventors segment—which has included notable young American inventors such as Mark Leschinsky.


  1. Kondolojy, Amanda (August 13, 2015). "NBC Extends 'Tonight Show' Host Jimmy Fallon's Deal through 2021". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2015.