Gramercy Park Block Association - Neighborhood News #498
 
On Monday, February 17th our wonderful neighbor Jimmy Fallon takes over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno, bringing the show back to New York after 42 years in California. 

2/2/2014

 

Last Night With Jimmy Fallon: Into the Wee Hours With the Heir to TV's Grandest Franchise

By Jada Yuan

 

Photo: Martin Schoeller



Heeeeere's Jimmy!

 

The ebullient 39-year-old who is ascending to The Tonight Show throne as it returns to New York next month couldn't be more different from the aloof, urbane Johnny Carson, who forged that mythic (and warred-over) franchise. But, David Kamp writes, given Jimmy Fallon's infectious good cheer and the musical chops of his compadres, the Roots, NBC's Studio 6B is ready to step it up.