The Best Episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Last Updated: May 24, 2019
Hailing from Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City, Jimmy has made it his mission to make sure viewers end the day with a smile. Each weeknight, he hosts A-list guests, from movie stars to athletes, comedians, public figures and everyone in between. He also delivers a signature nightly monologue, performs in topical comedy sketches, plays fan-favorite games, and presents recurring segments like Thank You Notes. Today's popular musical guests also stop by to perform alongside house band The Roots.
#1 - President Barack Obama, Madonna
Season 3 - Episode 153
#2 - Michael Fassbender, Zoe Saldana
Season 1 - Episode 54
#3 - Brian Williams, Christina Hendricks, Ilan Hall
Season 1 - Episode 41
Brian Williams (NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970)); Christina Hendricks (Mad Men (2007)); chef Ilan Hall.
#4 - Jamie Foxx, Alan Cumming, Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar
Season 1 - Episode 45
Jamie Foxx; Alan Cumming. Also: Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar perform.
#5 - Amanda Seyfried, Chad Smith, Will Ferrell
Season 1 - Episode 64
Amanda Seyfried; Chad Smith & Will Ferrell Drum Off. Also: Red Hot Chili Peppers perform.
#6 - Emma Stone, Robinson Cano, Keith Urban
Season 1 - Episode 46
Emma Stone; Robinson Cano. Also: Keith Urban performs.
#7 - Bryan Cranston, Brie Larson, Kevin Delaney
Season 1 - Episode 51
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad (2008)); Brie Larson (Community (2009)); Kevin Delaney.
#8 - Jennifer Lawrence, Craig Robinson, a performance by the Broadway cast of 'A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder'
Season 1 - Episode 59
#9 - Tom Cruise, Kendall & Kylie Jenner, Chrissie Hynde
Season 1 - Episode 68
#10 - Rosario Dawson, Jeff Musial, Fun
Season 1 - Episode 78
#11 - David Duchovny, Jeff Foxworthy, Pitbull, Kevin Eubanks
Season 2 - Episode 140
David Duchovny (Aquarius (2015)); Jeff Foxworthy (Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (2007)). Also: Pitbull performs; Kevin Eubanks sits in with The Roots.
#12 - Kristen Bell, Steve Harvey, Demi Lovato
Season 1 - Episode 16
#13 - Jennifer Garner, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Stevie Nicks
Season 1 - Episode 38
Jennifer Garner (Draft Day (2014)); Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic; Stevie Nicks performs with The Roots.
#14 - Mark Wahlberg, Sofia Vergara, Mo
Season 4 - Episode 2
#15 - Will Smith, U2
Season 1 - Episode 1
Jimmy Fallon premieres as the new host of The Tonight Show, welcoming his first guest Will Smith and a performance from U2.
#16 - Seth Rogen, Matt Bomer, Coldplay
Season 1 - Episode 52
Seth Rogen; Matt Bomer. Also: Coldplay perform.
#17 - Jason Segel, Steve Harvey, Alicia Keys
Season 1 - Episode 119
#18 - Justin Timberlake
Season 1 - Episode 5
Jimmy Fallon teams up with guest Justin Timberlake for Friday's Tonight Show.