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Jay Leno: Producer’s Book Spills Beans on ‘Tonight Show’ Antics

Jay Leno: Producer’s Book Spills Beans on ‘Tonight Show’ Antics

By Kimberly Ripley June 22, 2014

Jay Leno’s longtime Tonight Show segment producer David Berg has written a book about his years with Leno and the snafus and occasional difficulties the staff and host ran in to with a handful of guests. Called Behind the Curtain: …

Jay Leno Retirement Plans Pan Out

America may have been sad to see Jay Leno leave The Tonight Show, but at least one person is glad he did it. That person is Jay Leno. In an interview with the Associated Press, Leno explained that he feels …

Cat Stevens Performs On "The Tonight Show"

Fans got a special treat while watching The Tonight Show on Tuesday when Cat Stevens showed up to perform a couple of his classic songs. Following his conversion to Islam, Stevens changed his name to Yusuf Islam, and has released …

David Letterman Announces He Will Retire In 2015

He is the one that has been around the longest of the current late night talk show hosts, and after many years on the air, David Letterman will finally be calling it quits with CBS in 2015. David Letterman has …

Russell Crowe Plays Johnny Cash With Jimmy Fallon

Fans of Russell Crowe’s that had no idea that he was a musician were sure in for a treat during last Thursday night’s episode of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Russell Crowe has proved that he can sing through …

Schwarzenegger Dons Apron At 'The Tonight Show'

It’s not every day that one gets to see The Terminator in an apron, but that’s just what Arnold Schwarzenegger did when he appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on March 24. The 66-year-old actor dropped by the …

Kevin Bacon Goes ‘Footloose’ for Fallon

Kevin Bacon kicked off his Sunday shoes and brought Footloose back to life for Jimmy Fallon and his audience on The Tonight Show last week. Thirty years after the film hit theaters, the 55-year-old still has those famous moves. Fallon …

Kevin Bacon Gets Footloose On The Tonight Show

Kevin Bacon has a very successful television career with “The Following”, but that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten his roots; namely, the movie that gave us so many glorious dancing montages (Chris Penn, line dancing!) and one infamous game of chicken …

David Brenner: Comedian Dies Saturday at 78 David Brenner: Comedian Dies Saturday at 78

David Brenner, a beloved comedian who guest starred often on The Tonight Show, died Saturday at his New York City home in the company of his family at the age of 78. He had been battling cancer. It was while …

Lindsay Lohan Promotes Her Reality Show Lindsay Lohan Promotes Her Reality Show

Lindsay Lohan is promoting her new reality show on OWN and has been doing the talk show circuit, and those who have been waiting to see her crash and burn were sorely disappointed on Thursday night when she appeared on …

Idina Menzel & The Roots Give "Let It Go" New Life Idina Menzel & The Roots Give "Let It Go" New Life

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots have a history of taking good songs and making them even better using toy instruments, office supplies, or just their voices, so it’s not a surprise that their version of “Let It Go” from Disney’s …

Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge With Chicago Mayor Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge With Chicago Mayor

Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, asked Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, to be one of his guests on the show. The Mayor responded to Fallon’s invite on his Twitter account by saying that he would only be a …

Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler Make Music Together Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler Make Music Together

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler had Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show audience in stitches as they sang a song to one another, accompanied of course by Fallon on his acoustic guitar. “Every 10 years, we get to fall in love again,” …

Paul Rudd Takes On Fallon’s Lip Sync Battle Paul Rudd Takes On Fallon’s Lip Sync Battle

Paul Rudd seems like a guy who’s up for anything. His sense of humor–as can be seen in “Anchorman”–is just as silly as, say, Jimmy Fallon’s, so when the two get together you know something good is going to happen. …

Justin Timberlake Postpones Concert; Offers Apology Justin Timberlake Postpones Concert; Offers Apology

Whether you admit it or not, you are a fan of Justin Timberlake. Hell, everyone is – whether it be a deep fandom rooted in his N’Sync days or a recently found admiration of the new and improved classy-version of …

Michelle Obama Hangs With Jimmy, Will Ferrell Michelle Obama Hangs With Jimmy, Will Ferrell

Michelle Obama stopped by “The Tonight Show” this week to round out Jimmy Fallon’s first week as host, and participated in a fairly long bit with him and Will Ferrell where she played herself and they played teenage girls. The …

‘Rapper’s Delight’ Cover Wows on ‘Tonight Show’ ‘Rapper’s Delight’ Cover Wows on ‘Tonight Show’

It’s way too early to predict how successful Jimmy Fallon will be at replacing Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, but his first week is certainly off to a strong start. After teaming up with Will Smith to teach us …