8:20am PT by Kimberly Nordyke
'Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' Reveals Premiere-Week Guest Lineup
Is another "History of Rap" in the works?
NBC on Monday announced the complete lineup for Jimmy Fallon's first week as host of The Tonight Show, and the guests include Justin Timberlake. The singer has collaborated with Fallon on four "History of Rap" performances for his Late Night show, and the segment has become a fan favorite.
Among the other first-week guests will be first lady Michelle Obama, Jerry Seinfeld, Bradley Cooper, Kristen Wiig and Lady Gaga. As previously announced, Will Smith and U2 will appear on his first show, airing Monday.
The complete lineup is below.
Monday, Feb. 17: Guest Will Smith and musical guest U2
Tuesday, Feb. 18: Guests Jerry Seinfeld and Kristen Wiig and musical guest Lady Gaga
Wednesday, Feb. 19: Guest Bradley Cooper and musical guest Tim McGraw
Thursday, Feb. 20: Guests First Lady Michelle Obama and Will Ferrell and musical guest Arcade Fire
Friday, Feb. 21: Guest Justin Timberlake
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon launches following the Sochi Olympics at midnight, Feb. 17-20, with the Feb. 21 telecast to air in its regular 11:35 p.m. ET/PT time slot. The show is relocating to New York and will tape before a live audience from the newly renovated Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center.