Jimmy Fallon is an American actor, a comedian, a singer, a musician and a television host. Since 2009, he has replaced the legendary Conan O’Brien on NBC’s Late Night. His arrival was a breath of fresh air in the American television landscape. Jimmy Fallon is an incredible entertainer with great talent that knows how to laugh, how to host the show; he can sing and even with his semi-awkwardness he always seems to be in the right place. He currently hosts Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, a late-night talk show that airs on NBC. He was also a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1998-2004.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show, which airs on NBC. The hour-long show premiered on March 2, 2009. Jimmy Fallon usually interviews the star of the moment, as well as musical guests, who plump him for jokes. During the show, Jimmy Fallon makes jokes in his funny monologues and does satire on the latest news, while maintaining a young and informal angle; every episode there are always funny columns and hilarious parodies. Thanks to his show, Jimmy Fallon is making a name for himself through innovation in an area that most of his competitors ignore: musical performances. The Late Night owes many of its memorable moments to his musical guests (Jimmy Fallon with Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen and Prince). The secret of this show lies within its critical aim, that is, trying new things, and making sure the artists have an incredible experience that will make them want to come back.
Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show that premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975 under the original title NBC’s Saturday Night. The show’s comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large cast. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually opens the show with a monologue and performs in sketches with the cast. The show also features performances by a musical guest. After more than thirty years on the air, Saturday Night Live has received many awards, including 36 Primetime Emmy Awards; in 2000, it was included in the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame; it was also ranked tenth in TV Guide’s “50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time” list and in 2007 it was listed as one of Time magazine’s “100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME”. As of 2012 it has received 156 Emmy nominations, the most in television history. The 2006 edition was one of the most watched in recent years with a peak share of 42%. It is one of the most successful programs and the most long-lived in the history of television and it is broadcast in Studio 8H at the Rockefeller Center in New York. Over the years it has been the springboard for many stars of American comedy like Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Eddy Murphy, Adam Sendler and many others.