Jimmy Fallon Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


9th January 2017

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon recreated the colourful opening scenes of movie musical La La Land on the red carpet to open the Golden Globes on Sunday night (08Jan17). The host teamed up with Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams, John Travolta, Evan Rachel Wood, Kit Harington, and hundreds of extras who sang and danced on cars as Fallon welcomed viewers to the Globes. Fallon then performed a medley of La La Land spoof tunes with Ryan Reynolds, Justin Timberlake, and Tina Fey.


21st February 2016

Fact: Funnyman Jimmy Fallon and Oscar nominee Bryan Cranston conducted part of their The Tonight Show interview on Friday night (19Feb16) from a bathtub.


23rd September 2015

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon pulled off his best Terrence Howard impression on Tuesday (22Sep15) as he and his house band The Roots spoofed the actor's hit hip-hop drama Empire. The Jimpire sketch, filmed for a segment on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, featured cameos from Howard himself and his co-star Taraji P. Henson, as well as an appearance from property mogul-turned-U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump.


3rd March 2015

Fact: Kelly Clarkson poked fun at recent comments she made about struggling to convince fellow artists to duet with her by teaming up with comedian Jimmy Fallon to sing a series of classic tunes during an appearance on his U.S. talk show on Monday (02Mar15). They performed renditions of Sonny and Cher's I Got You Babe, The Human League's Don't You Want Me, and Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John and Kiki Dee. Fallon also showed off his impression of Aaron Neville by donning a black beret and a stick-on forehead mole to perform his high-pitched Don't Know Much, before closing the musical segment with Paula Abdul's Opposites Attract.


18th February 2015

Fact: Pop star Taylor Swift poked fun at her penchant for dancing during awards shows and sitting courtside at New York Knicks basketball games by taking part in a comedy sketch with funnyman Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show on Tuesday (17Feb15). In the segment, titled NYC Fan Dance Cam, the pals pretended to attend a variety of Big Apple sports events and throw their popcorn in excitement as they were 'caught' on camera, before busting out their best silly dance moves, which were broadcast on a fake Jumbotron.


18th February 2015

Fact: U.S. comedian Jimmy Fallon has been immortalised in dessert form for the second time. Ice cream giant Ben And Jerry's have unveiled a new flavour inspired by the star, called The Tonight Dough Starring Jimmy Fallon, a play on the name of his chat show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. All Fallon's proceeds from the sale of the treat will go to a children's charity. He was previously honoured with the Late Night Snack flavour, in celebration of his Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show.


6th February 2015

Fact: Rapper/actor Will Smith took fans back to the '80s on Thursday (05Feb15) by teaming up with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon to perform a rendition of hip-hop/house classic It Takes Two. The pals tried out a beatboxing iPad app to lay down the beats themselves, before looping it to use as their backing track as they belted out the Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock hit for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon audience.


6th February 2015

Quote: "I loved our reunion! We've wanted to do one for years and this was the perfect way to do it. I'll always commit 100 per cent to AC Slater!" Tv host Mario Lopez thoroughly enjoyed reprising his role in 1990s high school show Saved By The Bell when U.S. chat show host Jimmy Fallon reunited the cast for a skit on The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon this week (beg02Feb15).


5th February 2015

Fact: U.S. chat show host Jimmy Fallon reunited the cast of 1990s high school show Saved By The Bell to act out a skit with the cast in character. Stars including Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tiffani Thiessen joined in the reunion.


3rd February 2015

Fact: Movie stars Chris Pratt and Chris Evans joined U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon to photobomb fans celebrating the Super Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday (01Feb15) by jumping into shots during a photo session specially set up for The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon. The trio crept up on unsuspecting devotees and pulled funny faces behind them as the camera clicked away.


3rd February 2015

Fact: U.S. chat show host Jimmy Fallon reunited actors from The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, including Alfonso Ribeiro and Jeffrey Townes, to create a spoof of the iconic credits to the hit 1990s show.


23rd December 2014

Fact: One Direction joined U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on his talk show The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon on Monday (22Dec14) to perform a unique version of holiday song Santa Claus is Coming to Town. The boyband and Fallon's house band The Roots performed the tune using nothing but makeshift instruments found in a school classroom instruments. The comedian previously staged a similar singalong with Mariah Carey.


14th December 2014

Fact: Wrestler-turned-actor DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON channelled his inner zen master during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (11Dec14) for a funny sketch with host Jimmy Fallon. The pair donned long, black wigs and traditional robes for the Intense Staredown segment, in which they sat in silence against a fake mountain background as voiceovers shared their deep thoughts and feelings. Robert Downey, Jr. previously featured in a similar skit in October (14).


12th December 2014

Fact: Actor Steve Carell put his vocal talents to the test on Wednesday night (10Dec14) by teaming up with U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon to perform an a cappella version of Marvin Gaye classic Sexual Healing on The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon. The Foxcatcher star follows in the footsteps of Kevin Spacey, who previously joined Fallon's Tv barbershop quartet, The Ragtime Gals, to perform a unique rendition of Jason Derulo's Talk Dirty earlier this year (14).


28th November 2014

Fact: Actress and U.S. Tv personality Whoopi Goldberg gifted late night host Jimmy Fallon with a giant chocolate turkey on the Thanksgiving episode of The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (27Nov14).


18th November 2014

Fact: U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon stepped into Bono's shoes on Monday (17Nov14) to perform Desire as the U2 singer alongside house band The Roots after the Irish rocker was forced to scrap a week-long residency on his late-night show following a bicycle accident. Bono injured himself while cycling in New York on Sunday (16Nov14).


20th October 2014

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon has turned author to pen a new children's picture book inspired by his one-year-old baby daughter Winnie Rose. Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada will be published by MACmillan imprint Feiwel and Friends next June (15).


21st September 2014

Fact: Actors Seth Rogen and James Franco surprised U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon as he celebrated his 40th birthday on Friday (19Sep14) by jumping out of a fake giant cake topless. Franco wore a police hat and bow tie and waved a pair of handcuffs. The pair made the unexpected appearance on The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon to introduce the show's special guest, soul legend Stevie Wonder, who belted out his Happy Birthday hit.


18th September 2014

Fact: Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton faced off with comedian Jimmy Fallon in a lip-syncing battle for a sketch on America's The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (17Sep14). The No Doubt star tackled Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe, while country singer Shelton pretended to belt out Taco's Puttin' on the Ritz, complete with a little tap dance, as Tv host Fallon mimed along to Ellie Goulding's Burn. The Voice judges then teamed up to 'perform' Lionel Richie and Diana Ross' Endless Love duet, with Stefani taking on the male vocals and Shelton pretending to sing Ross' part.


16th September 2014

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon stood in for the late Elvis Presley for a duet with veteran entertainer Barbra Streisand on Monday (15Sep14) during her first appearance on America's The Tonight Show in more than 50 years. The funnyman and Tv host donned an Elvis-style wig to perform Love Me Tender with Streisand, before switching to a black Stetson to portray country star Blake Shelton for a rendition of I'd Want It to Be You, and then channelling Michael Buble to sing It Had To Be You. Fallon's vocal skills during the duet medley prompted his superstar guest to quip after the segment, "I can hardly tell the difference...! That was actually good." Streisand's real all-star collaborations appear on her new album, Partners.


11th September 2014

Fact: Hugh Jackman showed off his bowling skills on Wednesday (10Sep14) as he joined U.S. Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon in a fun game of Pool Bowling during an appearance on The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon. The newly-invented game required the stars to knock bowling balls into the pockets of a giant pool table. The Australian actor struggled and narrowly lost out to the talk show host.


10th September 2014

Fact: Justin Timberlake and his good friend, Tv host Jimmy Fallon, have loaned their singing voices to a new commercial showing off Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Timberlake and Fallon provide the musical score by humming Also Sprach Zarathustra. The tech giant unveiled the highly-anticipated products on Tuesday (09Sep14).


9th September 2014

Fact: Actor Jason Segel teamed up with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon to take on members of his house band, hip-hop group The Roots, in a fun game of Family Fortunes during an appearance on The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon on Monday (08Sep14). Comedian-turned-game show host Steve Harvey moderated the segment, which The Roots won.


5th September 2014

Fact: Singer Meghan Trainor teamed up with U.S. Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots for a special acoustic rendition of her song All About That Bass, with the hip-hop group using school instruments for the performance. The creative collaboration featured on Thursday's (04Sep14) episode of LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon.


21st August 2014

Fact: Actor/singer Jared Leto had a hairy surprise during a guest spot on Jimmy Fallon's U.S. late night show when the host decided to trim the actor's beard. The comic suggested, "(He'd) take the beard down a notch", before proceeding to shave nervous Leto's beard with an electric razor.


13th August 2014

Fact: Actor Rob Riggle proved he was game for a challenge on Tuesday (12Aug14), when he joined U.S. comedian Jimmy Fallon and his The Tonight Show house band The Roots to douse themselves in buckets of ice cold water - all in the name of charity. The fundraising phenomenon has taken social media by storm in recent weeks to raise money to fight Lou Gehrig's disease. Pop star Justin Timberlake performed the dare on Monday (11Aug14), and then nominated Fallon and The Roots crew to do the same, which they did within 24 hours. They also vowed to donate to the Als (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association to help raise awareness about the condition.


13th August 2014

Fact: Comedian Jay Leno made a surprise return to his old programme The Tonight Show on Tuesday (12Aug14) to star in an hilarious spoof of hit political drama House Of Cards. Actress Ellen Barkin pulled off her best Robin Wright impression to portray her stoic character Claire Underwood, while the U.S. talk show's new host, Jimmy Fallon, channelled Kevin Spacey's cunning Frank Underwood for the House of Cue Cards sketch, which ended with Leno pushing his successor in front of a New York City subway train, mirroring a scene in season two of the Netflix show. Leno signed off from The Tonight Show in February (14), after 22 years in the Tv spotlight.


7th August 2014

Fact: Former Kiss star Ace Frehley is to join The Roots for a night when he sits in as lead guitarist for comedian Jimmy Fallon's house band on The Tonight Show on Tuesday (12Aug14). The appearance will come just five days before the release of Frehley's new album Space Invader.


17th July 2014

Fact: Actress/singer Whoopi Goldberg delighted U.S. Tv viewers on Wednesday (16Jul14) by joining comedian Jimmy Fallon to perform an hilarious cover of George Michael and Aretha Franklin's duet I Knew You Were Waiting for Me during a talk show segment called Lip Flip. The sketch, which aired on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, featured graphic trickery to allow the pair to switch mouths and pretend to speak as the other person.


9th July 2014

Fact: Actress Halle Berry showed off her acrobatic skills on Tuesday (08Jul14), when she made a human hamster wheel with U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon in a fun segment called This is How We Roll for The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon.


11th June 2014

Fact: Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels were joined by comedian Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (10Jun14) in one of his famous Real People, Fake Arms skits. The pair used the arms of mannequins for a sketch called Jacob's Patience, in which the actors portrayed fast food workers making disastrous attempts to prepare The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon host a hamburger. The comedic duo appeared on the show to premiere the trailer for their new film, Dumb And Dumber To.


1st May 2014

Fact: Actress Cameron Diaz and U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon shocked tourists during a pre-taped segment for his show on Wednesday (30Apr14), when they 'photobombed' a series of picture sessions on the top of the GE Building in New York. Fallon set up a fake announcement to attract the tourists to take their photos atop the building, so he and Diaz could prank them.


10th April 2014

Fact: Comedian and late night Tv host Jimmy Fallon helped singer Stevie Nicks recreate the video for her 1981 duet with Tom Petty, Stop Draggin' My Heart Around, on Wednesday (09Apr14) by dressing up as the veteran rocker in a blond wig, black blazer and jeans and strumming the guitar as he did his best impression of Petty's vocals.


28th March 2014

Fact: Actor/singer Russell Crowe showed off his musical skills on Thursday (27Mar14) as he jammed with U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots on a rendition of Johnny Cash's Folson Prison Blues. The Gladiator star was invited to pick up a guitar and take the microphone, with The Tonight Show host Fallon on harmonica.


27th March 2014

Fact: Actor/comedian Bill Cosby took part in an hilarious tightrope walking spoof with U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (26Mar14), when he walked on a line of tape on the floor while carrying a tightrope pole in his hands and Fallon on his back.


25th March 2014

Fact: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger spoofed his famous movie line, 'Let's get to the chopper,' from 1987's Predator in an hilarious Tv skit with U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon on Monday (24Mar14). Fallon and Schwarzenegger teamed up for a mock-up of a home shopping network ad, titled Now We're Cookin' With Zach Striker, in which they attempted to sell a Vitamix blender and a Slap Chop slicer and dicer. While Fallon talked about the features of the blender, Schwarzenegger grew impatient and shouted the phrase 'Let's get to the choppa' before knocking over a table.


7th March 2014

Fact: Actress Lindsay Lohan was left drenched with water after playing the card game War with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on his show, The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (06Mar14). The Mean Girls star and the comedian poured glasses of water on each other every time they lost a round and they both ended the segment soaked through.


4th March 2014

Fact: Broadway star Idina Menzel joined U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on his talk show on Monday (03Mar14) to perform a unique version of her Oscar-winning song Let It Go from the movie Frozen. The couple and Fallon's house band The Roots performed the track using kid's classroom instruments. The comedian previously staged a similar singalong with Mariah Carey.


3rd March 2014

Fact: Funnyman Jimmy Fallon plunged into freezing waters near Chicago, Illinois on Sunday (02Mar14) as part of a bet with the city's mayor Rahm Emanuel. He raised nearly $1 million (£596,730) for the Special Olympics organisation.


22nd February 2014

Fact: Justin Timberlake bounced back from a bad cold to help Jimmy Fallon end his first week as host of America's The Tonight Show on Friday night (21Feb14). Timberlake, who postponed a show in New York earlier this week (beg17Feb14) after falling sick, joined the comedian for one of their now-famous history of rap performances. The two friends ripped through hip-hop hits made famous by Snoop Dogg, Run-DMC, Warren G, the Beastie Boys, Jay Z and Tone Loc, backed by Fallon's house band The Roots.


20th February 2014

Fact: Actor Bradley Cooper gifted U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon with a wood sculpture of New York's Chrysler Building, which he carved himself, during an appearance on the U.S. comic's late-night show on Wednesday (19Feb14). Fallon's new Tonight Show stage set features a replica of the Big Apple skyline.


18th February 2014

Fact: Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee directed the opening credits for comedian Jimmy Fallon's new The Tonight Show series. The funnyman officially took over the long-running U.S. Tv programme from previous host Jay Leno on Monday (17Feb14) and relaunched the show in New York with scenes of famous Big Apple eateries like Katz's Deli and Red Rooster in Harlem.


9th February 2014

Quote: "I don't tell this to everybody, but just between us, you get a lot more ratings if you wear less clothes. Less clothes equals more ratings, it's really simple actually." Pop star Miley Cyrus offers up some advice for U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon as he prepares to take over iconic late night programme The Tonight Show from former presenter Jay Leno.


9th February 2014

Fact: U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon bid farewell to his Late Night show on Friday (07Feb14) by singing with The Muppets. He stepped down from the programme to take over Jay Leno's The Tonight Show series.


22nd November 2013

Fact: Actor Liam Hemsworth beat U.S. comedian Jimmy Fallon in a unique scooter race around the LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon studios on Thursday night (21Nov13) - all while drinking beer from cans attached to specially-rigged hard hats. The Hunger Games star's older brother, Thor hunk Chris, also claimed victory in a similar race during a previous appearance on the talk show.


15th November 2013

Fact: Actor Damian Lewis teamed up with singer Sheryl Crow to play a game of charades against British comedian Steve Coogan and Jimmy Fallon on the Tv host's LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon talk show on Thursday (14Nov13). Lewis and Crow managed to crush the competition after successfully guessing clues including films Black Swan and A Chorus Line.


4th November 2013

Fact: Hollywood star Harrison Ford had U.S. Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon squirming in his seat on Friday (01Nov13) after piercing his ear with a needle on air. The actor donned a white lab coat and purple sterile gloves to perform the procedure on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, before adorning the host with a red, feather earring to match his own.


9th October 2013

Fact: Miley Cyrus showed off her comedy skills once more on U.S. Tv on Tuesday (08Oct13) by joining comedian Jimmy Fallon in one of his famous Real People, Fake Arms skits. The pair used the arms of mannequins for a sketch called Jacob's Patience, in which the singer, who hosted Saturday Night Live last weekend (05Oct13), portrayed a manicurist and made a disastrous attempt to paint the LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon host's nails. Justin Timberlake, Alec Baldwin and Steve Carell have also previously taken part in similar skits for the talk show.


20th September 2013

Fact: Actor Hugh Jackman showed off his signature muscles on Thursday (19Sep13), when U.S. Tv show host Jimmy Fallon challenged the X-Men star to an arm wrestling match on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. During the competition, the two joked about what they would do if they won and Jackman ultimately triumphed over Fallon.


16th September 2013

Fact: Rapper Drake helped U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon beat actress Scarlett Johansson and hip-hop star Black Thought in a game of charades during Friday's (13Sep13) episode of LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The Best I Ever Had hitmaker successfully guessed the tiebreaker - Frank Sinatra song Fly Me To The Moon - after the Tv presenter went head-to-head with Johansson to act out the phrase.


12th September 2013

Fact: Breaking Bad stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Bob Odenkirk joined U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (11Sep13) for a Tv parody called Joking Bad. In the 13-minute skit, Fallon and comedian Steve Higgins concocted jokes instead of cooking meth, like Cranston's character Walter White does in the crime drama. The spoof also featured comedian Colin Quinn, U.S. Tv host Jay Leno and LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon house band The Roots, among many others.


2nd August 2013

Fact: R&B singer Robin Thicke teamed up with U.S. Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots for a special acoustic rendition of his hit song Blurred Lines on Thursday's episode of LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The hip-hop group performed the track with toy instruments.


1st August 2013

Fact: R&B band The Roots helped U.S. late-night show host Jimmy Fallon welcome actress Paula Patton onto his programme on Tuesday (30Jul13) by playing a rendition of her husband Robin Thicke's hit Blurred Lines. Recognising the tune, the sexy Precious star danced to her seat.


1st August 2013

Fact: Country star Brad Paisley joined comedian Jimmy Fallon for a rendition of the comic's quirky protest song Tar Balls on his late-night Tv show in America on Tuesday (30Jul13). The oil spill awareness tune features the chorus "Balls in your mouth/Balls in your mouth/Don't swim in the ocean/You'll get balls in your mouth." Soul icon Booker T Jones was also a special guest on Fallon's Late Night show - he sat in with the comedian's house band The Roots.


25th July 2013

Fact: U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon has named his new baby daughter Winnie Rose Fallon. The star and his wife, producer Nancy Juvonen, became parents to the little girl on Tuesday morning (23Jul13).


19th July 2013

Fact: Ryan Reynolds was left drenched with water after playing the card game War with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on his show, LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The Green Lantern actor and comedian poured glasses of water on each other every time they lost a round and they both ended the segment soaked through.


14th June 2013

Fact: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus got up close and personal with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (13Jun13) when they crawled under his studio desk to conduct an "intimate interview" for his Late Night with Jimmy Fallon talk show.


7th June 2013

Fact: Comedian-turned-U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon is nursing an injured finger after slicing open his hand during a cooking accident. The Fever Pitch star was chopping tomatoes in the kitchen when he punctured his own skin with a knife and required a few stitches.


29th May 2013

Fact: U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon stunned fellow pub-goers on Friday night (24May13) when he burst into a rendition of Billy Joel's track Piano Man at the Old Stove Pub in Wainscott, New York accompanied by two friends.


13th May 2013

Fact: Saturday Night Live comedian Seth Meyers will make his talk show hosting debut next year (14) when he takes over from fellow funnyman Jimmy Fallon on America's Late Night series. Fallon was recently announced as the successor to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.


3rd April 2013

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon is officially set to take over America's The Tonight Show Tv franchise from veteran programme host Jay Leno next year (14). The show will relocate from Los Angeles to New York, where the Taxi star currently presents LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon.


29th March 2013

Fact: Country singer Blake Shelton formed a special Easter band with comedian Jimmy Fallon for U.S. Tv on Thursday (28Mar13) after joining forces to don yellow chicken suits as The Chickeneers and perform a funny reworked version of The Lumineers' hit song Ho Hey.


22nd March 2013

Fact: Fun-loving actress Drew Barrymore got cheeky with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (21Mar13) when she took part in a make-up showdown during an appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The pals went head-to-head in a game called Russian Rougette, in which they each tried to get creative on one another's faces with cosmetics from the new mum's Flower beauty line. The star applied pink lipstick all around the comedian's mouth, while she ended up with purple eye shadow smeared across her face, with the message 'I love Jimmy' written on her forehead and cheeks in pink lip liner.


22nd February 2013

Fact: Justin Timberlake will take over U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon's show next month (Mar13) for a week after he hosts and performs on Tv's Saturday Night Live. Timberlake will perform songs from his comeback album The 20/20 Experience on the show and appear in skits opposite comedian Fallon, who will also interview the pop star. The week-long Tv residency, which begins on 11 March (13), will come just before Timberlake releases his new album on 19 March (13). The singer will take over Snl, just as Justin Bieber did earlier this month (Feb13), on 9 March (13).


5th December 2012

Fact: R&B superstar Mariah Carey joined U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on his talk show LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (05Dec12) to perform a unique version of her festive classic All I Want For Christmas Is You. The couple and Fallon's house band The Roots performed using classroom instruments, including a toy xylophone and a recorder. The comedian previously staged a similar singalong with Christina Aguilera using office stationery.


9th November 2012

Fact: Robert Pattinson got a soaking when he filmed a segment for Jimmy Fallon's U.S. talk show this week (beg05No12). The Twilight star played a card game in which the loser had glasses of water poured on their head. Pattinson won the contest but gamely joined a drenched Fallon by tipping water over his own hair.


2nd November 2012

Quote: "It was just insane. Everything was just beautiful. It was really, really a beautiful night. She looked gorgeous... She looked like a princess. And I'm just a sucker for weddings. I'm a fun person to invite to a wedding. I dance. I get up. I drink. But then I weep!" U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon gushes about Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's Italian wedding last month (Oct12).


8th August 2012

Quote: "No, I'm not going to do the Oscars. It's an honour to be asked by the Academy, but it's not my year." Comedian Jimmy Fallon has turned down the chance to host the 2013 Academy Awards.


28th June 2012

Fact: Dance duo LMFAO teamed up with U.S. TV host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (27Jun12) to film a spoof of their hit tune Sexy And I Know It. The group, dressed in retro workout wear, cycled on stationary bikes spitting lyrics like, "I really like the band One Direction, but these pants make it hard to hide an erection." The clip aired on the TV personality's show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.


17th June 2012

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon set an odd new world record on his Late Night U.S. talk show on Friday (15Jun12) for the most people to imitate Adam Sandler in just 38 seconds. The feat was verified by Guinness World Records officials, who looked on as Fallon and 16 other audience members lined up to show off their impersonations of the movie star, who was the night's main interviewee.


10th June 2012

Fact: Pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen performed her smash-hit Call Me Maybe with comedian Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots in a dressing room backstage at his Late Night chat show on Friday (08Jun12). The Canadian star's odd acoustic performance featured a ukelele, a children's xylophone, a kazoo and mouth-keyboard and various woodwind and percussion instruments. Jepsen herself played a triangle.


25th April 2012

Fact: U.S. President Barack Obama proved he's still a fun-loving guy amid the drama and pressure of running the country when he joined chat show host Jimmy Fallon for his popular segment Slow Jam the News on Tuesday night (24Apr12) . The leader ran through the latest news headlines and campaign slogans while Fallon added his own funny ad libs and house band The Roots provided a little mood music.


24th April 2012

Fact: Funnyman Jimmy Fallon has recruited an impressive supporting cast for his new comedy music album - Bruce Springsteen, Sir Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake will all join in the fun.


21st March 2012

Fact: Madonna has invited U.S. chat show host Jimmy Fallon to interview her via Facebook.com. The pair will conduct the chat before a live studio audience on Saturday (24Mar12) and it will be streamed live via her site. The interview will be Madonna's last before she kicks off her 2012 world tour at the end of May (12).


5th March 2012

Fact: Bruce Springsteen joined comedian Jimmy Fallon on his U.S. talk show on Friday (02Mar12) to perform an acoustic rock rendition of LMFAO's pop hit Sexy And I Know It. The funnyman mimicked Neil Young for the skit.


31st October 2011

Fact: Justin Timberlake gave late night U.S. TV viewers a treat on Friday (28Oct11) when he joined funnyman Jimmy Fallon for a surprise medley of hip-hop hits. The pair broke out into song, trading lyrics and covering rap hits such as Nicki Minaj's Super Bass, Kanye West's Stronger, Snoop Dogg's Drop It Like It's Hot and Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise during an appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The evening marked the third time the duo had united for a musical performance.


20th July 2011

Fact: Justin Timberlake gave late night U.S. TV viewers a treat on Tuesday (19Jul11) when he joined funnyman Jimmy Fallon for a surprise medley of hip-hop hits. The pair broke out into song, trading lyrics and covering rap hits such as Nelly's Hot in Herre, 50 Cent's In Da Club, OutKast's Hey Ya! and Teach Me How To Dougie by Cali Swag District during an appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon.


9th June 2011

Fact: Actress Glenn Close donned an inflatable fat suit to take on U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon in a playful sumo wrestling match during an appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (08Jun11).


29th March 2011

Fact: Comedian Jimmy Fallon is to replace Whoopi Goldberg as the virtual host of Universal Studios' backlot tour. The former Saturday Night Live regular has shot a series of videos which will be played to tourists as they travel around the Los Angeles themepark attraction, which offers film fans a behind-the-scenes look at how Hollywood films are made.


3rd March 2011

Fact: U.S. comedian and talk show host Jimmy Fallon has landed his very own Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavour. Late Night Snack features vanilla bean ice cream with a salty caramel swirl and fudge-covered potato chip clusters.


11th February 2011

Fact: Talk show host Jimmy Fallon was one of the first to wish Jennifer Aniston a happy birthday on Friday (11Feb11) when he presented the actress with a giant cupcake complete with a big candle to celebrate her turning 42. The former Friends star was a guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (10Feb11), but the programme aired in the U.S. past midnight on Friday.


4th January 2011

Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon gave TV viewers a late night laugh on Monday (03Jan11) with the return of their mock hip-hop group, Shazzazz. Paltrow donned a curly blonde wig and doorknocker earrings while she rapped alongside Fallon for a series of music video spoofs they debuted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.


25th November 2010

Fact: Jessica Simpson, Kanye West and Kylie Minogue helped New Yorkers ring in the holidays on Thursday (25Nov10) when they performed on floats in the annual MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They were joined by the casts of the Broadway musicals Memphis and Elf, comedian Jimmy Fallon with The Roots, folk singer Arlo Guthrie and R&B star Keri Hilson, who performed on the My Princess Academy float.


2nd September 2010

Fact: Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin choreographed the show-stopping opening to the 2010 Emmy Awards, which featured comics Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey, Jon Hamm, the cast of Glee and Lost star Jorge Garcia.


30th August 2010

Fact: Jimmy Fallon paid bizarre tributes to SIR Elton John, Greenday frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and R&B group Boyz II Men during his hosting duties at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. The comedian dressed up as the singers while crooning their hits in a farewell montage to defunct U.S. TV series 24, Law & Order and Lost.


4th May 2010

Fact: American comedian Jimmy Fallon has been named host of this year's (10) prime-time Emmy Awards. The Late Night host will emcee the 62nd annual ceremony, which honours achievements in television, live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on 29 August (10).


2nd March 2010

Fact: Robert Pattinson poked fun at his vampire role in the TWILIGHT series on Monday (01Mar10) when he joined U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon in the comedian's regular spoof of the franchise. The stars both climbed up a tree for the 'Robert is Bothered' segment on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.


15th February 2010

Fact: Benicio Del Toro gave U.S. TV audiences a giggle on Friday (12Feb10) when he sucked on a helium balloon and joked around with comedian Jimmy Fallon on his late night talk show. In a high-pitched voice, THE WOLFMAN star laughed and said, "This is good helium, this is really good helium, I really like it!"


26th November 2009

Quote: "It was me and 17 white people!" Rapper Talib Kweli felt like the odd one out when he joined celebrities including Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake and comedian Jimmy Fallon on a charity trip to Africa in 2004 and 2005, which was filmed for the MTV show Trippin'.


28th October 2009

Fact: Susan Sarandon showed off her ping pong skills on U.S. TV on Tuesday (27Oct09) when she teamed up with actress OLIVIA MUNN to challenge presenter Jimmy Fallon and American comedian Artie Lange to a table tennis match on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON. Sarandon, who co-owns table tennis club Spin in New York, and Munn won the game 3-1.


22nd July 2009

Fact: Alec Baldwin dazzled American TV audiences with a glitzy gold ensemble on Tuesday night (21Jul09). The actor accessorised his all white outfit with a sparkly necktie, bag and gold boots and made sure his flamboyant fashion sense was noted - when he kicked his feet up on the desk of late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon.


17th June 2009

Fact: Disney singer/actress Selena Gomez turned the tables on TV host Jimmy Fallon when she took charge of the interview and questioned the comedian about a variety of topics. The 16 year old was a guest on U.S. TV's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (16Jun09).


14th June 2009

Fact: Veteran actress Betty White stunned American TV audiences when she paused an interview to guzzle down glasses of beer. The former Golden Girls star, 87, accepted a challenge from late night host Jimmy Fallon to join him in a friendly game of beer pong on Thursday (11Jun09), sending the live audience cheering when Fallon won the drinking match and left White to gulp down the leftover booze.


4th March 2009

Fact: Robert De Niro got his own back on U.S comedian Jimmy Fallon on Monday night (02Mar09) when he imitated America's new late-night chat show king. De Niro was Fallon's first guest as the new host of Late Night and the pair traded impersonations of each other. Fellow guest Justin Timberlake also showed off his mimicry skills by poking fun at John Mayer.


18th November 2008

Fact: Cult group The Roots have signed on as comedian Jimmy Fallon's house band when his late night show debuts in March (09).


9th July 2008

Fact: Actress Parker Posey served as 'best man' at pal Chris Kattan's wedding to SUNSHINE TUTT last month (Jun08), while guests at the Yosemite Valley nuptials in California included Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, Charlie Sheen and Brooke Shields.


25th May 2008

Quote: "I want to announce my candidacy... to replace you. Jimmy Fallon has neither the experience nor the comedic ability to reach out to as broad an audience as I intend reach out to." Kevin Spacey bids to take over from LATE NIGHT host CONAN O BRIEN when he quits the talk show next year (09). Fallon has been announced as his successor.


10th January 2008

Quote: "We avoided the paparazzi. May not have been such a good idea. I gave my mom a disposable camera, and she took 14 pictures of her left shoe." Comedian Jimmy Fallon jokes about his recent wedding to his longterm partner NANCY JUVONEN.


2nd February 2007

Fact: Soccer stud David Beckham, LL Cool J and funnyman Jimmy Fallon have teamed up with American football star CHAD JOHNSON, dubbed Hanging With Chad, for a series of new NFL Network ads which will premiere during the Super Bowl telecast on Sunday (04FEB07).


12th January 2007

Quote: "I loved working with Madonna. In fact, I heard today she might want to adopt me, which is kinda cool, I'll keep my fingers crossed." US comic Jimmy Fallon on playing Madonna's little brother in new animated movie ARTHUR + The Invisibles.


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