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Jan 15, 2014

WATCH: Fallon, Springsteen Jab Christie

WATCH: Fallon, Springsteen Jab Christie

Jimmy Fallon once again used New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's the traffic jam scandal for laughs -- but this time, the "Late Night" host got some help from one of the most famous people to come from the...

Jan 14, 2014

Stewart, Fallon Slice de Blasio Over Pizza

Stewart, Fallon Slice de Blasio Over Pizza

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio caused a ruckus Friday when he was caught eating pizza with a knife and fork in Staten Island.

Oct 2, 2013

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

For hosts of late night TV, there is one positive aspect to the current government shutdown over past couple of nights: the jokes. Hosts turned the situation that has left 800,000 U.S.

Aug 7, 2013

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Just after President Barack Obama appeared on "The Tonight Show" and had a candid conversation with Jay Leno on a range of topics, "Late Night" with Jimmy Fallon began with a sketch of a conversation between the...

Nov 8, 2012

Late Night Hosts Bid Farewell to 2012 Election

Late Night Hosts Bid Farewell to 2012 Election

The late night comedy circuit largely took the culmination of the 2012 presidential elections, and news of President Barack Obama’s re-election, in stride. Well, except for Stephen Colbert.

Nov 6, 2012

Romney Clinches the Puppy Vote on "Fallon"

Romney Clinches the Puppy Vote on "Fallon"

Voters weary of election polls got a new, and adorable, presidential prediction tool courtesy of Jimmy Fallon: his puppy Gary.

Oct 13, 2012

Jimmy Fallon's Obama, Romney Watch the VP Debate Together

Jimmy Fallon's Obama, Romney Watch the VP Debate Together

"Late Night" spoofs the vice presidential debate.

Oct 10, 2012

Fallon Takes Viewers to "Mr. Romney's Neighborhood"

Fallon Takes Viewers to "Mr. Romney's Neighborhood"

On Wednesday’s episode of “Late Night,” host Jimmy Fallon poked fun at GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s vow to cut funding to public television by doing a clever spoof on another PBS classic, “Mister...

Oct 5, 2012

Fallon Mocks Debate Moderator Jim Lehrer

Fallon Mocks Debate Moderator Jim Lehrer

Rather than take shots at President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney after the pair squared off in their first presidential debate, Jimmy Fallon poked at moderator Jim Lehrer on Thursday's "Late Night."

Sep 5, 2012

Gov. Christie Sings Springsteen with Fallon

Gov. Christie Sings Springsteen with Fallon

Hot off the heels of his Republican National Convention keynote address, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made his second appearance on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” Tuesday, where he discussed his keynote...

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