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  1. Why Seth Meyers Has the Least Stressful Job in Late Night Television

    11:33 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    Conan, Kimmel and Fallon had it harder, plus Leno was the big story leading up to this late-night shakeup. But Meyers will do just fine -- and he should count his blessings as he works out the kinks. READ MORE

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  2. Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Could End the TV Talk Genre, Study Suggests

    4:33 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    Fallon spends much less time talking to guests than did Jay Leno and far more time on music and comedy sketches, according to from Professor Stephen Winzenburg, author of "TV's Greatest Talk Shows." READ MORE

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  3. Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon Debut 'History of Rap Vol. 5' (Video)

    8:56 pm PST 02/21/2014
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    The television best friends tackled Jay Z, Drake, "Fresh Prince," Kris Kross and much more in the latest in their medley series. READ MORE

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  4. Brian Williams Performs 'Rapper's Delight' on 'Tonight Show' (Video)

    6:32 am PST 02/20/2014
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    Jimmy Fallon debuted a new compilation of clips of the news anchor, mashed up to make it sound like he's rapping, this time featuring two other NBC personalities. READ MORE

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  5. Seth Meyers on 'Late Night' Jitters, Lorne Michaels' Advice and Leaving His Dream Job

    9:00 am PST 02/19/2014
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    The "Saturday Night Live" alum reveals his big plans — and all the pressure that comes with them. READ MORE

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  6. Stephen Colbert Congratulates Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers, Debuts 'Tonight Show' Selfie (Video)

    8:16 am PST 02/19/2014
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    The Comedy Central host welcomed Fallon to the "brotherhood" of 11:30 shows and recalled his guest appearance from the night before. READ MORE

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  7. Kristen Wiig's Awkward Harry Styles Impersonation Reduces Jimmy Fallon to Giggles (Video)

    11:05 pm PST 02/18/2014
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    The "Bridesmaids" star looked the part as she dressed up as the British One Direction singer on Tuesday's Tonight Show, but she certainly didn't sound it, causing the host to break down into fits of laughter. READ MORE

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  8. TV Ratings: 11.3 Million Viewers Watched Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Premiere

    11:06 am PST 02/18/2014
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    The host's Monday debut brought in the show's second-biggest audience in five years. READ MORE

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  9. Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Debut: Hollywood Reacts

    12:15 am PST 02/18/2014
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    Justin Timberlake, Ellen DeGeneres, Hugh Jackman and James Van Der Beek were among the stars wishing Fallon well on his new gig. READ MORE

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  10. Joan Rivers on Her 'Tonight Show' Return: 'It's About Time!' (Video)

    12:10 am PST 02/18/2014
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    Jimmy Fallon welcomed the outspoken comedian -- banned from appearing on NBC's perennial late-night talk show since the 1980s -- on Monday during his first show. READ MORE

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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