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Thanks for making late night TV entertaining again Jimmy
Now that Jimmy Fallon surpassed his 1,000th episode in 2014 it is safe to say that late night TV was never better with Jimmy Fallon hosting. There are a couple of things that I find that stood out on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that helped him sustain the largest late night TV audience ever and which catapulted him to the prime time (earlier) late night spot at 11:30 PM to replace an aging but still very popular Jay Leno on the Tonight Show.
Firstly, there is his hip hop/neo soul band The Roots which has been with Jimmy Fallon from his late night show indoctrination in 2009 and who remain with him to this day in March 2016 on the current 11:30 PM time slot the Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon has a natural love for dance and music and the Roots band has seamlessly made Jimmy an even greater entertainer because who doesn't love great music, dance and musical guest stars?
Secondly, if you get a chance to watch any reruns of the defunct 2009-2014 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon you will see how much fun he has with his guests and more importantly how much enthusiasm and fun his guests have on Jimmy's now defunct late night show. (There is no point in even mentioning Seth Meyers because who watches it since Jimmy departed?)
Of course the Late Night show would most likely still be top in its time slot if Jimmy Fallon was still hosting but as success breeds more success Jimmy Fallon was destined to be promoted to the earlier 11:30 PM time slot as host of the Tonight Show taking over the reigns from a then very popular Jay Leno. Too bad, so sad that Jimmy left the Late Night time slot, but his current hosting of the Tonight Show on NBC at 11:30 PM shows no signs of letting up any time soon.
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