Fallon Replaces Leno

6:41 pm in Movies & TV by Jason Baskey

The rumours have been swirling about who would take over The Tonight Show since…well, pretty much since Leno kicked Conan to the curb. Yesterday, NBC ended the insanity by officially announcing that Jimmy Fallon would take over hosting duties on the legendary late night show, starting in February, 2014. Fallon has built Late Night with Jimmy Fallon into one of the most relevant, entertaining late night shows on TV (along with The Daily Show) and has definitely earned the chance to take over for an aging and increasingly unfunny Leno.

Check out his official (and emotional) announcement and some of Jimmy’s greatest hits!