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Jimmy Fallon
Name : Jimmy Fallon
Gender :
Date of Birth : 1974-09-19
Place of Birth : Brooklyn, New York
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Comedian,TV Personalities
Brief Bio : James Thomas Fallon, Jr. (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, and musician known for his work on Saturday Night Live. Fallon was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Gloria and... - More...
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Going for Belly Laughs
Wall Street Journal - USA - Amy Poehler is proving that you don't have to leave "Saturday Night Live" to make it big outside the show. The comic has a starring role in an upcoming feature film, a producing deal on a new cartoon that she created, and roles in three other films out this year in addition to her weekly presence on the show's faux news segment "Weekend Update."

Traditionally, "SNL" players exit the show when they're hot to become movie or sitcom stars. That strategy worked nicely for ex-"SNL" cast members Tina Fey and Will Ferrell. But others, like Rachel Dratch, are still finding their
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Celebrities : Amy Poehler, Jimmy Fallon
Categories : Reality shows, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 4/19/2008 12:04:54 AM | Permalink
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Paramount welcomes new director
Rutland Herald - Rutland, VT, USA - Bruce Bouchard has worked with a number of recognizable names as an actor and theater director over the years.

Next week, he will begin a new job at the most recognized theater in Rutland County.

The Paramount Theatre Board of Directors announced Friday that Bouchard will begin work Tuesday as the theater's executive director. He replaces former director Tim Marceau, who left the Paramount last month after a three-month stint as director.

Paramount Board of Directors President Laurie Mecier said board members sorted through 16 candidates — whom she said were all exceptionally qualified — before deciding on Bouchard.

During his 30-year career in
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Celebrities : James Gandolfini, Bruce Bouchard, Felicity Huffman, Jimmy Fallon
Categories : Entertainment news, Actor News, Comedian News, Celebrity Agent News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/29/2008 12:03:34 AM | Permalink
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Jimmy Fallon Is Engaged
Today's THV - Little Rock, AR, USA - In a round-about way, baseball's been very, very good to Jimmy Fallon.

It's helped him find love. Fallon has just gotten engaged to one of the producers of his baseball movie "Fever Pitch."

Her name is Nancy Juvonen. She and Drew Barrymore produced "Fever Pitch" through their company called Flower Films. Fallon's spokeswoman says he proposed over the weekend at Juvonen's family home in New Hampshire.

He presented her with a diamond ring. Neither Fallon nor Juvonen has been married before.
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Celebrities : Jimmy Fallon
Categories : TV Actors, TV Personalities, Comedian News
Posted 8/16/2007 10:08:04 AM | Permalink
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Fallon on top of NBC's 'short list'
San Diego Union Tribune - United States - NBC has targeted Jimmy Fallon to replace Conan O'Brien in 2009, according to people familiar with the talks.

Broadcasting & Cable reports that Fallon is NBC's favorite to take over from O'Brien, who hosts “Late Night With Conan O'Brien” after “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.”

NBC late-night chief Rick Ludwin says he doesn't expect to make an announcement until sometime after the first of the year, but he confirmed that Fallon is on the top of the network's list.

“I think he'd be terrific, and he is at the top of our short list,” Ludwin says.

As reported by B&C in February, Fallon
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Celebrities : Jimmy Fallon
Categories : TV Actors, TV Personalities, Comedian News
Posted 7/31/2007 01:07:40 AM | Permalink
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Fallon May Replace O'Brien On Late Night
Cinema Blend - USA - He's an idiot, and he's your boyfriend... and maybe your next late-night host. NBC has reportedly put Jimmy Fallon at "the top of our short list" to replace Conan O'Brien as the host of 'Late Night,' according to a Broadcasting & Cable interview with NBC late-night chief Rick Ludwin.

"These are very tough jobs when you promise comedy as part of the equation, and it's a grind to do one of these shows," Ludwin says. "We know him from SNL and saw what he can do on-camera and off-camera, and I think he'd be terrific."

O'Brien is scheduled to take over 'The
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Celebrities : Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon
Categories : TV Actors, TV Personalities, Comedian News
Posted 7/30/2007 12:07:53 PM | Permalink
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NBC backs Fallon for Late Show
AZ Central.com - AZ, USA - NBC said comedian Jimmy Fallon is its top choice to succeed Conan O'Brien in 2009, when O'Brien is scheduled to replace Jay Leno as host of "The Tonight Show."

Marc Liepis, an NBC spokesman in New York, confirmed a report today on Broadcasting & Cable's Web site in which Rick Ludwin, executive vice president for late night programming, said Fallon is "at the top of our short list."

Ludwin declined an interview request.

NBC, a unit of Fairfield, Connecticut-based General Electric Co. and the leading network for late-night viewing, signed Fallon, a "Saturday Night Live" alumnus, to a contract earlier this year for
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Celebrities : Conan O Brien, Jimmy Fallon
Categories : TV Actors, TV Personalities, Comedian News
Posted 7/30/2007 12:07:31 PM | Permalink
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Jimmy Fallon may step into Conan's shoes
MSNBC - USA - NEW YORK - When Conan O'Brien steps in to Jay Leno's vacated “Tonight Show” chair in 2009, it appears Jimmy Fallon will make himself at home in Conan's “Late Night” digs.

Fallon, the “Saturday Night Live” alum, is the favorite to take over for Conan, reports Broadcasting & Cable.

“I think he’d be terrific, and he is at the top of our short list,” NBC late-night chief Rick Ludwin told Broadcasting & Cable.

However, Ludwin said he doesn't expect a formal announcement until 2008.

Fallon signed a developmental deal with NBC earlier this year, which included the possibility of replacing Conan, who is scheduled
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Celebrities : Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon
Categories : Comedian News
Posted 7/30/2007 02:07:47 AM | Permalink
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NBC WANTS FALLON FOR 'LATE'
New York Post - New York, NY, USA - 'SATURDAY Night Live" stalwart Jimmy Fallon is the top candidate to replace Conan O'Brien in 2009 - when O'Brien is set to take over "The Tonight Show" from Jay Leno.

According to a report today in the authoritative trade magazine Broadcasting & Cable, NBC and Fallon are deep in talks to put him in the "Late Show" seat that launched David Letterman.

"I think he'd be terrific, and he is at the top of our short list," NBC late-night chief Rick Ludwin told the magazine.

NBC is hell-bent on solidifying its late-night lineup way in advance.

It apparently does not want a repeat of
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Celebrities : Jimmy Fallon
Categories : TV Actors, TV Personalities, Comedian News
Posted 7/30/2007 12:07:38 AM | Permalink
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Goldberg, Shaiman, Short and Walters Will Salute Crystal at Kennedy Center
Playbill.com - New York, NY, USA - As previously reported, Tony Award winner Billy Crystal will receive the tenth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Oct. 11 at 8 PM in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

The starry list of entertainers who will salute Crystal include Bob Costas, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Rob Reiner, Marc Shaiman, Martin Short, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams. The evening, which will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C., will air on PBS stations nationwide Nov. 12 at 9 PM ET.

The Mark Twain Prize, according to press notes, recognizes "people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the
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Celebrities : Barbara Walters, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin, Carl Reiner, Steve Martin, Rob Reiner, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Neil Simon, Marc Shaiman, Mark Twain, Bob Costas, Lorne Michaels, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Bob Newhart, Jimmy Fallon
Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Comedian News, Actor News, TV Actors, Talk Show Hosts, Celebrity News
Posted 7/25/2007 12:07:08 AM | Permalink
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What Are They Up To? SNL's Jimmy Fallon
BuddyTV - USA - Jimmy Fallon came to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. Initially, he was a featured player and gradually progressed as a regular cast member. Recognized for his song parodies, he notably performed when Colin Quinn was doing Update and continued to perform on special occasions after he had replaced him. Appearing in 119 episodes from 1998 to 2006, he even became a co-anchor of “Weekend Update” with Tina Fey.

Fallon left Saturday Night Live to pursue a career in film. He starred in Factory Girl, a fictionalized drama about the rise to fame and downfall of the mid-sixties
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Celebrities : Jimmy Fallon
Categories : Comedian News
Posted 5/31/2007 12:05:17 AM | Permalink
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