Jimmy Fallon begins Tonight Show gig tonight, here are the guests
It’s a historic day for NBC as Jimmy Fallon begins his new job as host for the long-running ‘Tonight Show’. The first week’s guest range from musical icons to A-list actors, these are the guests for the first week.
On Monday, Feb. 17, you will catch the very first show, guests include Will Smith with the musical guest U2 promoting their new material. On the following day Tuesday, Feb. 18 expect to see Jerry Seinfeld, Kristen Wiig and the musical guest will be pop-icon Lady Gaga.
Halfway through the week Fallon will play host to Bradley Cooper and the musical guest will be country star Tim McGraw. On Thursday, Feb. 20 Fallon will have First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, along with Will Ferrell and the musical guest will be Arcade Fire.
Closing out the week on Friday, Feb. 21: Fallon will have his longtime friend Justin Timberlake on the program, playing double duty as guest and musical entertainment. We even have the following week, which could change as the week progresses. The first guest for week two is Reese Witherspoon and Fred Armisen with musical guest Rick Ross with The Roots.
Tuesday, Feb. 25 will have Paul Rudd and Shaquille O’Neal stop by the studio. Wednesday, Feb. 26 have Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler (appearing together) accompanied by musical guest Dierks Bentley. On Thursday, Feb. 27 Denzel Washington will come on the show but the musical guest is yet to be confirmed.
Finally on Friday, Feb. 28 Cameron Diaz and Mike Tyson will hit the show.