The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is coming to E! in the UK from November it has been announced.
Kicking off on Tuesday 1st November at 10pm, the show will air Tuesdays to Saturday in the 10pm time slot, with next-day afternoon repeats. In the US the show is the number 1 late-night talk show beating The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Live!
On each instalment of the show, Jimmy hosts A-list guests panning the worlds of entertainment, comedy, arts, politics and sports. Guest highlights include U.S. President Barack Obama; acting heavyweights Sir Ben Kingsley, Hugh Laurie, Susan Sarandon and Kevin Spacey; music megastars Adele, The Who, Drake, Celine Dion and Madonna; and comedic powerhouses such as Amy Schumer, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell and Rebel Wilson, amongst many, many others.
“Talk about a pop culture powerhouse!” commented Colin McLeod, MD, Networks, U.K. & Emerging Markets, NBCUniversal International. “I’m delighted to be able to add the U.S.’s #1 late-night talk show to E! U.K.’s nightly line-up. Jimmy promises a whole new level of entertainment for our E! audience with his A-list guest list and unique dose of fun, every single episode.”
The official YouTube channel for the show is packed with clips, many of which go viral quickly following the show’s airing in the US. The channel has 11 million subscribers and more than 5.6 billion video views, and is the most subscribed and viewed late-night channel on YouTube.