VIDEO: Kevin Bacon Makes Epic 'Footloose' Entrance on JIMMY FALLON
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, after Jimmy announced that The Tonight Show has banned dancing, Kevin Bacon breaks the rules with an epic entrance in which he re-enacts his iconic performance from the 1984 film, 'Footloose.' Check it out below!
The 1998 Broadway musical Footloose was based on the 1984 film of the same name, with music by Tom Snow, and lyrics by Dean Pitchford (with additional lyrics by Kenny Loggins), and a book by Pitchford and Walter Bobbie.
About Jimmy Fallon
Beginning Feb. 17, 2014, Emmy Award and Grammy Award winner Jimmy Fallon brings NBC's "The Tonight Show" back to its New York origins when he launches "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" from Rockefeller Center. Fallon puts his own stamp on the storied NBC late-night franchise with his unique comedic wit, on-point pop culture awareness, welcoming style and his impeccable taste in music with the award-winning house band, The Roots.
Fallon began his TV career with "Saturday Night Live" in 1998, where he quickly became an audience favorite. Known for his spot-on impressions, hilarious sketches and his stint with Tina Fey as co-anchor of "Weekend Update," Fallon spent six successful years on the show. In March 2009, he returned to NBC and took over the "Late Night" legacy with "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." The show consistently garners attention for its viral videos, celebrity games and A-list guests.
Since the show's 2009 debut, Fallon and the "Late Night" team have earned much acclaim, including three consecutive Emmy nominations for outstanding variety series (2011-13). "Late Night" received a nomination for Best Talk Show at the 2013 Critics' Choice Television Awards, having won the category in 2012. In 2013, Fallon was honored with his second consecutive People's Choice Award for favorite late-night talk show host and received a nomination in the same category for the 2014 event. Fallon and the "Late Night" writing team received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series in 2011. He won an Emmy in 2010 for the show's website in the interactive media category and received the Webby Person of the Year Award in 2009. Fallon has also been recognized with several nominations at the Teen Choice Awards throughout his career.