The Best Episodes of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Last Updated: Nov 6, 2018
Saturday Night Live veteran Jimmy Fallon takes the Late Night reins from Conan O'Brien when O'Brien succeeds Jay Leno as new host of The Tonight Show in 2009.
#1 - Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stephen Merchant, The Avett Brothers
Season 2013 - Episode 141
From "Don Jon", director/writer/actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt; from "Hello Ladies", creator/actor and comedian Stephen Merchant; musical guests The Avett Brothers.
#2 - Adam Levine, Cedric the Entertainer, Ariana Grande feat. Mac Miller
Season 2013 - Episode 97
From "The Voice", judge and musician Adam Levine; from "Soul Man" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire", actor/comic Cedric the Entertainer; musical guests Ariana Grande feat. Mac Miller.
#3 - Emma Watson, Tony Danza, Michael Symon
Season 2012 - Episode 137
#4 - Billy Crystal, Evan Rachel Wood, Cher Lloyd feat. Skee-Lo
Season 2013 - Episode 170
From "700 Sundays", actor Billy Crystal; from "Charlie Countryman" and "A Case Of You", actress Evan Rachel Wood; musical guests Cher Lloyd feat. Skee-Lo and The Roots.
#5 - Rachel Maddow, M.I.A.
Season 2013 - Episode 168
From "The Rachel Maddow Show", host and journalist/author Rachel Maddow; interview with and musical performance by M.I.A.
#6 - Kerry Washington, Jason Schwartzman, chef Flynn McGarry, Amel Larrieux feat. Sky Larrieux
Season 2013 - Episode 163
From "Scandal", actress Kerry Washington; actor Jason Schwartzman; 14-year-old chef Flynn McGarry; musician Amel Larrieux (feat. Sky Larrieux) sits in with The Roots.
#7 - Tom Selleck, Krysten Ritter, Garbage
Season 2012 - Episode 79
#8 - Alec Baldwin, Kevin Connolly, Chris Cornell with The Avett Brothers
Season 2013 - Episode 155
From "Up Late with Alec Baldwin", host and actor Alec Baldwin; actor Kevin Connolly; musical guests Chris Cornell with The Avett Brothers. Pearl Jam Week (show no.1)
#9 - Paul Giamatti, Anthony Mackie, MS MR, Horatio Sanz
Season 2013 - Episode 147
From "Parkland", actor Paul Giamatti; from "Runner, Runner", actor Anthony Mackie; musical guests MS MR; guest announcer Horatio Sanz.
#10 - Kevin Nealon, Elizabeth Olsen, The Avett Brothers with Chris Cornell
Season 2013 - Episode 145
Comedian and actor Kevin Nealon; from Broadway play "Romeo and Juliet", actress Elizabeth Olsen; musical guests The Avett Brothers with Chris Cornell.
#11 - Adam Sandler, the guys from RecordSetter
Season 2012 - Episode 94
#12 - Robert De Niro, Justin Timberlake, Van Morrison
Season 2009 - Episode 1
Robert De Niro; Justin Timberlake; Performance by Van Morrison; The game show "Lick it for Ten"
#13 - Matthew McConaughey, Gisele Bundchen, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Season 2014 - Episode 1
From "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "True Detective", actor Matthew McConaughey; supermodel Gisele Bündchen; musical guests Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.
#14 - Uma Thurman, Tim Gunn, Bobby Collins
Season 2013 - Episode 9
#15 - Rachel Maddow, Zachary Quinto, Lady Antebellum
Season 2013 - Episode 75
TV host and author Rachel Maddow; from "Star Trek: Into Darkness", actor Zachary Quinto; Lady Antebellum perform.
#16 - Jane Lynch, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lady Antebellum
Season 2013 - Episode 76
From Broadway musical "Annie", actress Jane Lynch; from "Game of Thrones" and "Mama", actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; musical guests Lady Antebellum.
#17 - Julie Bowen, Mandy Patinkin, Dierks Bentley with Mike McCready & The Roots
Season 2013 - Episode 157
From "Modern Family", actress Julie Bowen; from "Homeland", actor Mandy Patinkin; musical guests Dierks Bentley with Mike McCready & The Roots. Pearl Jam Week (show no.3)
#18 - Christina Ricci, Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Musial, Kirk Franklin
Season 2011 - Episode 126
#19 - Orlando Bloom, Elvis Costello, World Champion kid golfers
Season 2013 - Episode 137
From the Broadway play "Romeo and Juliet", actor Orlando Bloom; musician Elvis Costello; from "The Short Game", World Champion kid golfers; musical guests Elvis Costello feat. The Roots.
#20 - Gordon Ramsay, Willie Nelson, Jeff Musial
Season 2012 - Episode 75
#21 - Bill Hader, Kareem Adbul Jabbar, Joshua Topolsky, Lambchop
Season 2012 - Episode 84
#22 - Rebel Wilson, Joel Osteen, Lorde
Season 2013 - Episode 146
From "Super Fun Night", actress Rebel Wilson; author of "Break Out!", Joel Osteen; musical guest Lorde.
#23 - Edie Falco, Jim Gaffigan, Penn & Teller
Season 2012 - Episode 82
#24 - Anderson Cooper, John Mayer, the Afghan Whigs
Season 2012 - Episode 81
#25 - Michael Strahan, Demi Lovato, Neko Case
Season 2013 - Episode 127
Retired athlete Michael Strahan; actress and singer-songwriter Demi Lovato; musical guest Neko Case.