Jimmy Fallon
Comedian

Jimmy Fallon began his TV career with “Saturday Night Live” in 1998, where he quickly became an audience favorite. Known for his spot-on impressions, hilarious sketches and his stint as co-anchor of “Weekend Update” with Tina Fey, Fallon spent six successful years on the show. In March of 2009, Fallon returned to NBC and took over the Late Night legacy with “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The show has continued to garner attention for its viral videos, audience games, A-list guests, and Fallon’s choice of critically acclaimed house-band, The Roots. In less than two years on the air, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” had already begun collecting awards, including a two consecutive Emmy awards in 2009 and 2010 for the shows website www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com, as well as an Emmy in 2010 for Short-Form Editing for the “Glee” parody “6-Bee.” Fallon also was the recipient of the 2009 “Webby Person of the Year” Award. In addition to “Late Night,” Fallon received rave reviews for his first-ever stint as the host of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. Most notably, he opened the show with a star-studded performance of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run.”