The Tonight Show

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The Tonight Show
Created by: Sylvester L. Weaver
Steve Allen
William O. Harbach
Dwight Hemion
Developed by: Jimmy Fallon
A.D. Miles
Starring: Jimmy Fallon
The Roots (house band)
Theme song: "Hey Jimmy" by the Roots
Music by: The Roots
No. of seasons: 5
No. of episodes: 911 (as of Aug 2018)
Executive producer(s): Lorne Michaels
Produced by: Jimmy Fallon
Katie Hockmeyer
Mike DiCenzo
Gerard Bradford
Running time: 60 mins
Production company: Broadway Video
Universal Television
Original network: NBC

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon (of Saturday Night Live fame). The show launched on February 17, 2014, and is the seventh installment of NBC's Tonight Show franchise, with Jimmy serving as the sixth host after Jay Leno. It is executive-produced by SNL creator/showrunner Lorne Michaels, and features the Roots as the house band.

Relation to Green Day[edit | edit source]

In 2016, Green Day performed "Bang Bang" on The Tonight Show, on an episode that also co-starred Ben Affleck and Sarah Paulson.