Fallon made his debut as a talk show host on March 2, 2009. The comedian took over Conan O'Brien's spot on Late Night after O'Brien began hosting The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Fallon interviewed Robert De Niro and Justin Timberlake on his first night with the show.Just Jared: Jimmy Fallon’s First Night-How'd He Do!? (March 3, 2009)
Late Night NBC
In late April of 2008, it was confirmed that Jimmy Fallon would replace Conan O'Brien on Late Night with Conan O'Brien when Conan O'Brien moved to The Tonight Show in 2009. Conan's exit date from Late Night was February 20, 2009, with Fallon beginning on March 2, 2009. The band The Roots joined Fallon at his new job as the show's band.TV Squad: The Roots will be Jimmy Fallon's band. Wait, what? - VIDEO (November 16, 2008)
Since the show's beginning days with Fallon as host, the show has been known for it's star guest appearances, viral videos, and segments which Jimmy Fallon has created including Late (a parody of Lost) and 6-Bee (a Glee parody).http://www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/about/jimmy-fallon/
Emmy Host 2010
Although his talk show wasn't nominated for the 2010 Emmy Awards, Jimmy Fallon was named as the shows host. Fallon promised a wild and crazy night but maintained a nice demeanor throughout the show. Fallon performed an opening act which was a parody of Glee and included Kate Gosselin and Betty White.http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/tv/101483364.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUsZ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjkDxlhleN8
Fallon has previously hosted awards shows. In 2001, he cohosted MTV Movie Awards with Kirsten Dunst, and solo hosted the event in 2005. His 2002 hosting of the MTV Video Music Awards featurws an opening parody of the year's best videos by Eminem, Avril Lavigne, The White Stripes, Dave Matthews, Nelly, and Enrique Iglesias.http://www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/about/jimmy-fallon The 2010 Emmy Awards were held on August 29, 2010 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
Fallon's Emmy Opening Act
The 2010 Emmy opening act performed by Jimmy Fallon included Glee cast members, Tina Fey, Kate Gosselin, Betty White, and Randy Jackson. The skit ended with a performance of Born to Run a Bruce Springsteen song.
In 1998, Fallon auditioned for SNL, earning a recurring role for his first season. In 1999, he joined the cast as a full time member where he continued for eight seasons. Fallon left SNL in 2004 and had since starred in several films. He appeared in the 2004 film Taxi with Queen Latifah, the 2005 comedy Fever Pitch with Drew Barrymore and the 2008 film The Year of Getting to Know Us with Sharon Stone and Tom Arnold.http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0316732/ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0332047 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0924134
In late April of 2008, it was confirmed that Jimmy Fallon would replace Conan O'Brien on Late Night with Conan O'Brien when Conan O'Brien moves to The Tonight Show in 2009. Conan's exit date from Late Night was February 20, 2009, with Fallon beginning on March 2, 2009. The band The Roots joined Fallon at his new job as the show's band.TV Squad: The Roots will be Jimmy Fallon's band. Wait, what? - VIDEO (November 16, 2008)
Jimmy Fallon Pepsi Commercial
Jimmy Fallon performs in a Pepsi commercial where he is seen dancing in the street after drinking the cola. Across the street Parker Posey is doing the same. The two wind up dancing on taxis sitting in stalled traffic. Fallon tosses Posey in the air and she never comes back down.