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  1. Jimmy Fallon on 'Tonight Show': What the Critics Are Saying

    12:02 am PST 02/18/2014
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    After Jimmy Fallon debuted his sparkling new studio in New York City and welcomed a flood of Hollywood stars on Monday, television critics quickly weighed in on his "nice" debut. READ MORE

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  2. Jimmy Fallon: A Strong First 'Tonight Show' Belies the Long Wait Ahead For Late Night Dominance

    10:47 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    He's likable and, equally important, liked by the people who will be his guests. But "The Tonight Show" faces a real struggle in its transition to a new host. READ MORE

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  3. Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith Teach 'Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing' on 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    10:25 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    Fallon keeps true to his "Late Night" roots by showing off some dance moves on Monday. READ MORE

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  4. Hollywood Stars Join Jimmy Fallon For His 'Tonight Show' Debut

    10:14 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    As the show returned to New York City, its new host was joined by a slew of A-list guests including Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker and Tina Fey, and musical guests U2. READ MORE

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  5. Late Night Hosts React to Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Debut

    9:55 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    UPDATED: David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'Brien and Seth Meyers had words of support and congratulations for Jay Leno and his replacement. READ MORE

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  6. Inside Jimmy Fallon's Star-Filled 'Tonight Show' Debut (Video)

    9:00 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    It's a new era for the storied franchise, which opens with a slew of surprise A-list guests, an outdoor performance from U2 and some gentle digs: "Welcome to the Tonight Show. I'm Jimmy Fallon and I'll be your host -- for now." READ MORE

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  7. Jimmy Fallon Reveals the 'New Era' of 'The Tonight Show' to Brian Williams (Video)

    4:38 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    UPDATED: The excited new host revealed that it is "all starting to sink in," when he sat down with the NBC anchor and gave him a private tour of the studio, complete with a "urinal" and a "hot tub." READ MORE

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  8. Jimmy Fallon Sits Down With Brian Williams Ahead of 'Tonight Show' Debut (Video)

    10:24 am PST 02/17/2014
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    The new host will appear on Monday's NBC Nightly News for his only one-on-one TV interview before taking over the iconic late-night show. READ MORE

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  9. Jay Leno's Final 'Tonight Show': Hollywood Bids Farewell

    9:28 am PST 02/07/2014
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    Stars took to Twitter to wave goodbye to the late-night host: Justin Timberlake asked for a car, Josh Groban gave thanks and Bette Midler tweeted her tears. READ MORE

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  10. TV Ratings: Jay Leno's Final 'Tonight Show' Nears 5-Year High

    6:23 am PST 02/07/2014
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    The NBC show pulls its biggest overnights since President Obama became the first sitting president to appear on late night and outdoes Leno's 2009 farewell. READ MORE

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  11. Jay Leno's Last Show and Lasting Legacy: Saving a Tear for the Third Act

    10:46 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    The comedian got what he always wanted -- "The Tonight Show" -- but at what cost? His ambition hurt his place in TV history and made secondary his stewardship of the venerable institution. READ MORE

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  12. Jay Leno Signs Off: Final 'Tonight' Brings Billy Crystal, Oprah Winfrey and a Musical Tribute (Video)

    9:35 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    The exiting host, joined by famous friends, pays homage to two decades of pop culture targets, gets a "Sound of Music" spoof and gives a teary "thank you" to his fans and crew. READ MORE

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  13. 'Tonight Show': Jay Leno Gets Big Musical Sendoff From Surprise Guests (Video)

    9:22 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    Billy Crystal led Oprah Winfrey, Jack Black, Kim Kardashian and others in "So Long, Farewell" from "The Sound of Music." READ MORE

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  14. Conan O'Brien Zings Jay Leno Night of Host's Final 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    9:12 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    Late night rivals David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel offered simple congratulations to the comedian. READ MORE

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  15. Billy Crystal on Bookending Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    6:12 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    "This brings to an end a long, successful two decades of a man’s career and of a country’s relationship with somebody," Crystal tells THR of Leno's exit. READ MORE

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  16. Inside Jay Leno's Teary, Guest-Filled 'Tonight Show' Goodbye (Video)

    6:00 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    Leno signs off after 22 years at NBC, with wife Mavis and friends in the audience, and a handful of surprise guests -- including Carol Burnett and Oprah Winfrey. READ MORE

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  17. TV Ratings: Leno and Fallon Bring Best Wednesdays Since … Conan O'Brien

    8:35 am PST 02/06/2014
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    UPDATED: On the eve of the last Leno-era "Tonight," both late-night talkers see their respective shows post their top overnight returns since the last changing of the guard in 2009. READ MORE

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  18. Sandra Bullock's Tearful Tribute to Jay Leno: 'You've Always Been so Kind'

    9:50 pm PST 02/05/2014
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    In Leno's second-to-last "Tonight Show," the "Gravity" actress nearly breaks down, saying the host always treated her well "even when the film was awful." READ MORE

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  19. Jay Leno's Top 'Tonight Show' Joke Targets: Bill Clinton, O.J. Simpson

    9:09 am PST 02/05/2014
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    A new study that tracks the comedian's 44,000 late-night punchlines since 1992 also lists George W. Bush, Michael Jackson and Martha Stewart as hot topics. READ MORE

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  20. Jimmy Fallon Invites Jay Leno to Be Guest on New 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    7:47 am PST 02/05/2014
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    The incoming host said he bought the comedian a round-trip ticket to New York and that "whenever he wants, he's got a stage." READ MORE

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  21. Jimmy Fallon Pens Heartfelt 'Thank You Notes' for Jay Leno (Video)

    11:25 pm PST 02/03/2014
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    Before taking over as "Tonight Show" host, Fallon offered his gratitude to Leno and pledged, "I will do my best to make you proud every single night." READ MORE

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