Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show are heading west again.
NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon will be telecast from Stage One at Universal Studios February 15-19, it was announced today during the network’s exec session at TCA. Guests that week so far, include Will Ferrell, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera and Zach Galifianakis. Others will be announced at a later date.
Fallon’s first trip to the West Coast last year (Feb. 2-5), dominated the competition and brought, at the time, the NBC late night show its top-rated week in nearly eight months in adults 18-49 and 4.185 million total viewers. The L.A. visit also set online records at the time, with The Tonight Show YouTube channel hitting almost 33 million views for the clip that brought the Saved by the Bell cast back together.
In addition, Fallon will be going primetime with The Tonight Show Valentine’s Day Anniversary Special, set for Sunday, February 14 from 9-11 p.m. The special will celebrate the show’s second anniversary with a compilation of some of Fallon’s best Tonight Show moments, including celebrity interviews, musical impressions and comedy sketches.
This season, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is averaging a a 1.10 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 3.923 million viewers overall, according to “most current” ratings from Nielsen Media Research.
From Universal Television and Broadway Video, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Josh Lieb. Gavin Purcell produces.