It’s Jimmy Fallon’s 1-year anniversary as host of the Tonight Show

Not everybody was convinced former SNL and Late Night star Jimmy Fallon could handle the job when he replaced Jay Leno on the Tonight show last year, but he not only handled things; he pretty much remade the entire show into a fun free-for-all featuring music, goofy games, and guest appearances by huge stars doing very unexpected things . . . for instance, New Jersey governor Chris Christie proving that he’s all about that bass by shaking his booty in “The Evolution of Dad Dancing.”

That was kind of a sequel to this bit from Fallon’s old Late Night show featuring first lady Michelle Obama:

Read more about Jimmy’s first year on the Tonight Show and see more highlights here.

AboutJohn Fisher

John is a Midwest native who started his Northwest radio career in 1992 after moving to Seattle from Chicago. He’s an avid cyclist, painter, traveler, foodie, and dog lover (Hazel and Gizmo, both shelter dogs.) He’s worked with various animal organizations including PAWS, Seattle Humane Society and Seattle Animal Shelter. John got a late start on fatherhood – he and his wife have a 5-year-old son named Dawson who already has a crush on Katy Perry.