Brian Williams wanted to take over for Jay Leno on the ‘Tonight Show,’ but NBC said no

Suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams wanted to switch to a career in late night television, according to an extensive profile on NBC's recent trouble by New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman. Sherman writes that Williams asked his bosses at NBC to take over Jay Leno's spot on the "Tonight Show" when Leno retired, but NBC's CEO Steve Burke denied the request. Later, Williams met with CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and asked to take over for David Letterman when Letterman retired from the "Late Show," but Read more [...]

Taylor Swift Has a Blast on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

She’s gearing up for a massive world tour in support of her latest album 1989 and last night (February 17) Taylor Swift paid a visit to Rockefeller Center in New York City. The “I Knew You Were Trouble” songstress was in the house for an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and right off the bat she and Jimmy began recounting the amazing evening that had jamming with Paul McCartney after the Grammy Awards. Celebrity Scandals: Gossip Center Read more [...]

Lark Voorhies Blames “Intense Work Schedule” For Missing “Saved By the Bell” Skit on “The Tonight Show”

It’s easily the most-talked-about moment on television this week and Jimmy Fallon's “Tonight Show” reunion of the “Saved By the Bell” cast was nothing short of amazing. And while Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley and Dennis Haskins all made it for the gig, Lark Voorhies (she played Lisa Turtle) was nowhere to be found. Ms. Voorhies’ spokesperson told E! News, "Lark would have loved to be part of the Jimmy Fallon skit (as she is a big fan of the Read more [...]

Shailene Woodley Dances Up a Storm at “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

She’s always up for a good time and last night (October 15) Shailene Woodley had a blast while hanging out with Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” set in New York City. Following the premiere of her new film “White Bird in a Blizzard,” the “Divergent” dame put on a light grey suit with black stiletto booties and made her way to Rockefeller Plaza. During the course of the interview, Fallon encouraged Woodley to show off some of her best “goth” dance movies and Shailene was more Read more [...]

Taylor Swift Is Hilarious on “Tonight Show” Sketch “Ew!” with Jimmy Fallon: Watch Here!

It’s no secret that she’s a fabulous actress, and Taylor Swift channeled her inner thirteen-year-old while visiting “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night (August 13). The “I Knew You Were Trouble” songstress put her hair up in pigtails and donned some dental gear and geek glasses to play the role of Natalie. After doing an awkward dance to Selena Gomez’s “Come and Get It,” Swift ended up talking about getting back together with an ex-boyfriend. Of course, Taylor Read more [...]

VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Debunks Drowning Rumors on The Tonight Show

Remember those photos of Anne Hathaway almost drowning in Hawaii? The actress dropped by The Tonight Show Tuesday night to clear things up. When Jimmy Fallon asked Hathaway about the photograph, which shows only her head above water and her mouth mid-yell, she explained she had been caught in a riptide for a few minutes but was fine after the moment passed. The only problem was communicating that she wasn’t in any danger to her understandably concerned husband Adam Shulman. “He’s Read more [...]

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Returns to Tonight Show for First Interview in 26 Years

Joan Rivers is making a comeback — on the the Tonight Show, at least. After Johnny Carson banned the comedienne from the show in the 1980s for leaving and hosting her own late-night show without first telling him personally, Rivers finally landed her first interview on the show in 26 years. And for her big return on Thursday night, Rivers didn’t play it safe when chatting with host Jimmy Fallon. Previously, Rivers made a appearance in honor of Fallon’s debut as host, but she saved her Read more [...]