Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Debut: Hollywood Reacts
Justin Timberlake, Ellen DeGeneres, Hugh Jackman and James Van Der Beek were among the stars wishing Fallon well on his new gig.
Jimmy Fallon began his Tonight Show career with a slew of stars, including Tina Fey, Robert DeNiro, Lady Gaga, Joan Rivers, Mike Tyson, Joe Namath, Seth Rogen and Stephen Colbert, as well as first guests Will Smith and U2.
With Fallon and Smith kicking it up a notch with "Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing" and U2's rooftop performance of "Invisible," the new Tonight Show era was off to a blazing start.
Here is what Hollywood had to say about the first Tonight Show.
@FallonTonight people!! That is all.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) February 17, 2014
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 17, 2014
— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) February 18, 2014
@jimmyfallon Congrats Jimmy!
— Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) February 17, 2014
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) February 17, 2014
Just me or does the new Tonight Show set seem tiny and the set dec cheap looking?
— Shawn Ryan (@ShawnRyanTV) February 18, 2014
I met a lot of famous people today. #FallonTonight
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) February 18, 2014
It's CRAZY how easy they all make it look! Ok goodnight all and good luck @jimmyfallon I will watch you Mañana! Xo
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) February 18, 2014
— Al Roker (@alroker) February 18, 2014
You guys watching Jimmy Fallon tonight? Fun behind the scenes pic with these funny guys, Seth Rogan &… http://t.co/WbWpfrmYGV
— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) February 18, 2014
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) February 17, 2014
Hey! Everyone watch my friend James Tiberius Fallon host The Tonight Show!!! TONIGHT!!!
— Horatio Sanz (@MrHoratioSanz) February 17, 2014
Leno looked a lot thinner after two weeks off
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) February 18, 2014
Don't say this often 'bout show biz folk, but really pulling for @JimmyFallon! Get after it, man! Johnny's diggin' it!
— Jeffrey Wright (@jfreewright) February 18, 2014
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