|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon|
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by former Daily Show executive producer Josh Lieb and executive-produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City.
The program airs weeknights at 11:34 p.m. ET/PT. The show opens with Fallon's topical monologue, then transitions into comedic sketches/games, concluding with a guest interview and musical performance. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has attracted high ratings since its 2014 premiere, consistently beating competition. In addition, many moments from the series have originated viral videos. The show has been nominated for nine Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two.
On August 13, 2015, NBC announced that Fallon signed a contract to remain as host until at least 2021.
On November 24, 2015, Adele appeared on The Tonight Show as part of her promotional tour for her album 25. She was interviewed by Fallon before playing "Box of Lies," a recurring game on the show.
She performed "Water Under the Bridge" live for the first time during the show. She also sang "Hello" with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots using classroom instruments, although the latter performance aired at a later date.