October 9, 2013 |
Miley Cyrus finally put out some material suitable for a family audience on Tuesday with this a capella rendition of her single, "We Can't Stop" along with the Roots and Jimmy Fallon. Absent twerking, nudity or anything that could possibly offend, the video paired Miley with Fallon's "Late Night" house band, led by Questlove. It even used the visual style of "The Brady Bunch" opening credits, about as wholesome a reference as one could come up with. Besides the video, Fallon also used Miley in yet another installment of his "Real People, Fake Arms" series of sketches.
September 27, 2013 |
Lindsay Lohan made a surprise appearance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday to weigh in on the rear-shaking twerking debate. While some other late night hosts were embroiled in "a rap feud," Lohan and Fallon introduced his recurring spoof called "Ew," a Teen Nick parody hosted by S-A-R-A (no H, because "H's are ew!"). Sara is actually Fallon, 39, decked out as an overly enthusiastic teenage girl with a blond wig, braces, nail polish and a purple dress. Joining Sara was her BFFFLFR -- best friend forever for life for realsies -- Stephanie Sullivan, who is really embattled actress Lohan in pigtails, a trucker hat and lots of pink lipstick.
September 25, 2013 |
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon know just how #ridiculous the hashtag frenzy has become. Timberlake, 32, who's all over the media this week promoting the next installment of his album "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," out Monday, appeared in a pre-recorded segment for "Late Night" on Tuesday just to have a little hashtag conversation about what he and his "History of Rap" collaborator have been up to. The kicker? They utilized the overwrought social media colloquialism in an everyday verbal repartee.
September 18, 2013 |
NBCUniversal and Lexus are partnering on a novel advertising campaign that will encourage viewers of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" to suggest concepts in real time for an ad that will be performed live later during the same night's telecast. NBC and Lexus advertising executives have been honing their "real-time marketing" concept for the last few months. The four-week campaign is set to roll out during Fallon's Thursday night show to promote the new Lexus IS vehicle. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll Here is how it will work: A team of improv comedians will encourage viewers of the show to pitch concepts for a "live commercial.
September 17, 2013 |
Ben Affleck learned the hard way that it's never a good idea to read Internet comments. The actor, who set off a furious fanboy backlash when he was cast as Batman in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel last month, responded to his haters during a visit Monday to "Late Night. " Affleck told host Jimmy Fallon that even he was skeptical when he was first approached about the role. "They called me up and said, 'Do you want to do this?' And I thought, 'Well, I'm not 25, man. Are you sure about this?
September 12, 2013 |
In the grand tradition of "Late Night" TV parodies " Game of Desks " and " Downton Sixbey " comes "Joking Bad," a spot-on spoof unveiled Wednesday targeting everyone's favorite meth drama, "Breaking Bad. " In the epic, 13-minute sketch, Jimmy Fallon, rather than being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, is given six months to come up with new material for "The Tonight Show. " PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of 'Breaking Bad' His quest for the finest jokes leads to encounters with a number of "Breaking Bad"-inspired characters (and at least one real one)