Visitors to 30 Rockefeller Plaza, who thought they were on an NBC Studio Tour, got a big surprise when the elevator stopped on the wrong floor. Both Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama were waiting for the doors to open to play comedic bits on the unsuspecting tourists. Hot-cha! Read the rest
Jimmy Fallon often features viewer submissions like mildly humorous CAPTCHAs, you know, "those squiggly words you have to type in before you buy tickets to concerts and stuff?" He seems very invested in humorously educating the public about CAPTCHAs. Read the rest
Using classroom instruments like apple shakers and kazoos, the Backstreet Boys performed their 1999 hit "I Want It That Way" with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on Thursday's Tonight Show.
According to Rolling Stone, Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean will be part of the The Lou Pearlman Project, a documentary about notorious boy band impresario, Lou Pearlman. The film will premiere later this year on YouTube Red. Read the rest
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's class of 2018 got a surprise visit from late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon on Sunday. He took the stage at their graduation ceremony to deliver a humorous and heartfelt commencement speech.
When you think of commencement speakers, you think of people who are inspirational, people who are eloquent, people who've changed the world. When you think of high school students, you think of people who are immature, slightly awkward, still learning to be an adult.
Welcome to "Opposite Day."
The Parkland, Florida students were the survivors of the shooting that happened nearly four months ago on their campus. Seventeen of their classmates and school staff died in the tragedy on February 14, 2018.
Fallon said he and his wife and two young girls to the ceremony because "we wanted them to see what hope and light looks like."
Watch his full speech in the video above.
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Entertainment just gets weirder and weirder, as evidenced by this Tonight Show clip.
Magician David Blaine SEWS HIS MOUTH SHUT as part of his latest trick (which I won't spoil, of course), as Indian actress Priyanka Chopra documents it with her iPhone.
The studio's cameras filmed the trick too. You can see the full footage of Blaine's segment here. Don't miss the part where Questlove hilariously distances himself from the group.
Blaine starts his North American tour on May 6. Read the rest
Jimmy Fallon does a great impression of Bruce Springsteen singing his parody song "Robert Mueller's Comin' to Town." Read the rest
The adorable child cast of the Netflix series Stranger Things visited The Tonight Show recently. And Jimmy Fallon made time for the most pressing issue on everyone’s mind: Justice For Barb! Read the rest
Good news! The most overused word of 2013 is clearly in decline. Epic became synonymous with dudebro culture thanks to web phenomena like Epic Meal Time and epic fail, leading marketers to pounce on the word in hopes of reaching the demographic. That explains why CNN has it twice on their front page this morning, like a dad trying to connect with his son. Read the rest
Apparently, there are some "rumblings" (a professional show business term) that NBC is looking at Jimmy Fallon to replace Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show when the latter's contract is up in 2014. Unless, you know, NBC changes their mind and just lets Jay Leno stay on. Again. (via New York Daily News) Read the rest