The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an Emmy Award-nominated 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 incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by former Daily Show executive producer Josh Lieb and executive produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City.
The program airs weeknights at 11:34 p.m. ET/PT. The show opens with Fallon's topical monologue, then transitions into comedic sketches/games, concluding with a guest interview and musical performance. The show's debut episode attracted positive reviews from professional television critics, and received 11.3 million viewers in the United States.
In 2014, the show was nominated for Outstanding Variety Series at the 2014 Emmy Awards and won the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program and nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.