April 3rd, 2014
10:02 AM ET
5 months ago

Fallon, dressed as Putin, calls Palin

(CNN) – Wearing a wig and what looked like a well-tailored Russian suit, Jimmy Fallon went into character as Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday on "The Tonight Show" and made a call to another participant in the skit: Sarah Palin.

"Hello, Miss Palin, it's me, Vladimir," he says.
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Filed under: Jimmy Fallon • Sarah Palin • Vladimir Putin
February 21st, 2014
03:46 AM ET
6 months ago

First Lady: Show me your moves

(CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama wants to know – how do you move?

The First Lady announced a new component of her “Let’s Move” initiative during her appearance Thursday on NBC's “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”

“What we ask people to do is show us how you’re moving,” she said. “I want to see how people around the country are moving and changing the standards for health for our kids because people are doing some amazing things.”

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Filed under: Jimmy Fallon • Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama to join Fallon's first week on 'Tonight Show'
February 10th, 2014
02:33 PM ET
7 months ago

Michelle Obama to join Fallon's first week on 'Tonight Show'

(CNN) - He's got the first lady for his first week.

Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama will once again team up when Fallon starts at his new gig as host of NBC's "Tonight Show."
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Filed under: Jimmy Fallon • Michelle Obama
Christie not mad about Springsteen parody
January 20th, 2014
12:55 PM ET
7 months ago

Christie not mad about Springsteen parody

(CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he's not angry about a recent parody song performed by Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen that mocked the bridge controversy now plaguing the Governor's administration.

In an interview with Yahoo News' Matt Bai published Monday, Christie said he received a message from Fallon saying the skit was all in good fun, and Christie's oldest son told him, "It's actually kind of cool to have Bruce saying your name."

For his part, Christie said he hasn't even watched the performance.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Jimmy Fallon • New Jersey
January 15th, 2014
09:52 AM ET
8 months ago

Springsteen, Fallon mock Christie in parody 'traffic jam' song

(CNN) – It looks like Gov. Chris Christie may have a Bruce Springsteen problem.

Christie's music idol took the stage Tuesday on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" with the show's host to sing a parody about the bridge controversy surrounding the New Jersey governor.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Jimmy Fallon • New Jersey
February 22nd, 2013
08:20 PM ET
2 years ago

Michelle Obama, Jimmy Fallon show off their 'mom dancing'

(CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama has some moves–and so does Jimmy Fallon.

The pair teamed up for a video on the "Evolution Of Mom Dancing," which was released online Friday before the first lady's appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."
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Filed under: Jimmy Fallon • Michelle Obama
Obama to talk student loans with Jimmy Fallon
April 20th, 2012
10:22 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama to talk student loans with Jimmy Fallon

(CNN) – President Obama is heading back to late night television next week, set to appear on comedian Jimmy Fallon's show as part of a week-long push to pressure congressional Republicans to renew a measure keeping student loan rates at 3.4 percent.

News of Obama's appearance on the popular late night comedy show came via Twitter from both Fallon himself and White House Communications Director Dan Pfieffer Friday morning. It is the president's first appearance on the show, though First Lady Michelle Obama was a guest in February.

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Filed under: 2012 • Education • Jimmy Fallon • President Obama