You can blame Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show for all those “lol you’ve gotta watch this!” emails from your mom that you constantly have to delete. But we begrudgingly have to admit that aliens, Jedis, droids, and Sith singing Smash Mouth’s “All Star” is shockingly well done.
When you think “Star Wars” and music, you think of John Williams. That’s a given. And Williams wrote the score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is out in just over two weeks. But he didn’t write all the music in the movie.
Simon Pegg, in his finest role thus far, stopped by Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show as a rather distraught Ron Weasley to wish Harry Potter a happy birthday. Clearly, the post-Hogwarts years for Weasley haven’t treated him all that well.
It turns out that not only is Brian Williams a respected news anchor, he's also an incredibly talented rapper. At least he is after the brilliant editors at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon painstakingly spliced together hours and hours of his news broadcasts.
Someday, someone will make The Simpsons' Planet of the Apes musical — but until then, watch as composer/actor Paul Williams serenades the Tonight Show crowd in his full Battle for the Planet of the Apes orangutan suit.
Conan O'Brien just released a statement saying he will not host The Tonight Show if it's pushed away from the local news. He also says the show's historic timeslot is essential to its integrity, despite DVRs and streaming video.