Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of May 6, 2013
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Monday, May 6: Guests include Steve Martin, Jenna Fischer, Celebrity Apprentice Castoff and musical guest Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Show 0829
Tuesday, May 7: Guests include John Krasinski, Eli Roth and musical guest The Breeders. Show 0830
Wednesday, May 8: Guests include Rachel Maddow, Zachary Quinto and musical guest Lady Antebellum. Show 0831
Thursday, May 9: Guests include Jane Lynch, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and musical guest Lady Antebellum. Show 0832
Friday, May 10: Guests include LL Cool J, Alyson Hannigan, Benedict Cumberbatch and musical guest LL Cool J. Show 0833
Since its broadcast debut on March 2, 2009, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" has created a huge online presence for itself with many of its popular segments, celebrity sketches and musical performances becoming viral hits. "Late Night" guests come to Fallon's studio 6B ready to play. Memorable moments include Fallon dressed as Neil Young in a parody of pop hit "Whip My Hair" with Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake joining Fallon for a musical melody through the "History of Rap," and Fallon and Paul McCartney singing a duet of "Yesterday" with the original lyrics in a performance of "Scrambled Eggs." "The Evolution of Mom Dancing," a comedy video starring Fallon and First Lady Michelle Obama, has amassed more than 15 million hits on YouTube.
Popular serialized "Late Night" segments include "Downton Sixbey," "Real Housewives of Late Night" and "Jersey Floor," which spoof present day TV hits. "Robert Is Bothered" and "Russell Brand Reads Us Weekly" are other notable fan favorites, in addition to audience participation bits like "Models and Buckets," "Wheel of Carpet Samples," "Cell Phone Shootout," and "Freestyling with The Roots."
From Universal Television and Broadway Video, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Michael Shoemaker. Gavin Purcell produces.