Where to begin, The Tonight Show, one of the most legendary TV shows to ever hit the airwaves. Hosted by a few heavyweights, the most iconic going to Johnny Carson, the late night legend, who had such clout (with comedians in particular) he could make a star overnight with just one appearance on his show. Carson was also the man who moved the show to Los Angeles because of the star power the West Coast has to offer. But now, thanks to the young and likeable, Jimmy Fallon, it’s headed back East. Fallon/NBC are moving the show right back to where it belongs, in New York City, and back into the studio where it first started. This February in less than a month, The Tonight Show will be resurrected in studio 6B in 30 Rock, the exact studio that Carson once occupied during the beginning of his reign of late night television.
Since Carson, the torch has been passed to Jay Leno, then to Conan O’Brien, back to Leno, it seems the crossing of the guard has once again arrived, this time Jimmy Fallon will take the reins from Leno. The major question of course is, can he control the beast of the biggest brand in late night TV? Of course, until the show hits televisions live, no one will truly know but one thing is certain, he has the power to change any doubter into a believer. Upon taking over Late Night, many people felt he was the wrong choice yet he turned it over made people rethink their comments. Read More