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Kristen Wiig impersonates One Direction singer Harry Styles on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 18, 2014. - Provided courtesy of NBC
02/19/2014

Kristen Wiig recently showcased one of her best impressions yet, appearing as British flowy-haired One Direction singer Harry Styles on the new "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

On Wednesday night's show, the second episode featuring Fallon as host of the long-running talk show following Jay Leno's departure, Wiig, a 40-year-old "Saturday Night Live" alum, sported a blazer over a white V-neck shirt and several crosses hanging from her neck as she casually spoke to Fallon. The 39-year-old who is also a past cast member of the sketch comedy series.

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02/18/2014
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Jimmy Fallon appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 17, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Lloyd Bishop / NBC

Jimmy Fallon made his debut as host of the "The Tonight Show" on NBC, with a slew of celebrity guests and a hysterical homage to the evolution of hip-hop.

Fallon took over the series on Feb. 17, following the exit of long-time host Jay Leno. The inaugural show, in its new home in New York City, featured a hilarious dance segment titled the "Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing," featuring guest Will Smith. The video can be viewed below.

04/03/2013
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon star in a parody video of Tonight to address rumors that NBC plans to have Fallon replace Leno as host of The Tonight Show. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Jay Leno is leaving "The Tonight Show" in spring 2014 after hosting the late-night talk series for 22 years and will then be replaced by Jimmy Fallon, NBC announced on Wednesday, April 3.

The news comes following weeks of reports that Fallon, an "SNL" alum and current host of "Late Night," which airs an hour later, would take over hosting duties and after Leno had made numerous jokes about the network in his monologues. He and Fallon addressed the rumors in a video spoofing the "West Side Story" song "Tonight."

02/06/2014
Sandra Bullock gets emotional while talking to Jay Leno on his second-to-last Tonight Show appearance as host on Feb. 5, 2014. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Sandra Bullock got emotional on "The Tonight Show" on Wednesday, Feb. 5, while talking to host Jay Leno during his second-to-last taping before he leaves the series for the second time and later hands it over to Jimmy Fallon.

The 49-year-old Oscar-winning actress, who is nominated for another Oscar for her role in "Gravity," has appeared on the series 19 times, starting in 1994, when she was promoting the movie "Speed."

01/20/2014
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Jimmy Fallon appears at the NBC Winter Press Tour in January 2014. - Provided courtesy of Chris Haston / NBC

Jimmy Fallon is set to have an A-list welcome for his first week as host of "The Tonight Show."

NBC announced that actor Will Smith and rock band U2 will be the first guests of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," when the host takes over Jay Leno's post beginning on Feb. 17.

01/15/2014
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Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Jan. 14, 2014. - Provided courtesy of NBC

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is taking another hit on the "Bridge-gate" scandal, however, this time it's from one of his biggest idols: New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen.

The legendary singer appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Tuesday, Jan. 14, to perform a parody song set to "Born to Run" with Fallon, who was dressed up just like Springsteen.

12/27/2013
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West appear at an event at Delano in Miami Beach, Florida on Dec. 4, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Seth Browarnik / startraksphoto.com

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are two of the most successful stars in Hollywood -- but a new survey shows that the two are not as successful as neighbors.

According to a survey conducted by Zillow, a real estate website, the rapper and his reality TV star girlfriend ranked highest among their "Worst Neighbors for 2013" list, with 25 percent of the vote. The couple welcomed their first child, North West, earlier this year and also became engaged at a San Francisco, California baseball stadium.

04/01/2011
Stephen Colbert appears on the April 1, 2011 show of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to perfom Friday. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert placed a good natured bet earlier this week on "The Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" when the host challenged his viewers to raise $25,000 for DonorChoose.org in exchange for Colbert to sing the viral hit "Friday" by Rebecca Black.

Viewers ended up exceeding Fallon's expectations by raising over $64,000 to the charity, which helps classrooms in need.

11/29/2013
Jimmy Fallon, Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Nov. 28, 2013. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Jimmy Fallon, "Parks and Recreation" star Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood teamed up on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" to perform an epic holiday song medley which parodied some of the biggest hits of the year.

The performance, which can be seen below, aired on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Fallon, Jones and Underwood put a holiday spin on songs like "Get Lucky," "Royals," "Roar" and "Blurred Lines."

11/21/2013
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon appear on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on March 11, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Lloyd Bishop/NBC

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake will be at it again on "Saturday Night Live" soon.

It was announced on Nov. 21 that Fallon, a former cast member on the late night sketch show, will host "Saturday Night Live" for a second time on Dec. 21.

08/09/2013
Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen attend the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief to benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund at Madison Square Garden in New York on Dec. 12, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Amanda Schwab / Startraksphoto.com

NBC talk show host Jimmy Fallon has revealed that his and wife Nancy Juvonen's baby daughter Winnie Rose was born via a surrogate mother.

The couple welcomed their daughter, who is their first child, on July 23. Fallon talked about her during interviews with presenters of NBC's "Today" show, which aired segments on Friday, Aug. 9.

07/25/2013
Jimmy Fallon appears during the opening monologue for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on July 24, 2013. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Jimmy Fallon revealed the name of his newborn daughter during his opening monologue on "Late Night" on Wednesday, July 25.

"Welcome to 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.' I'm your host, Dada," Fallon joked in the monologue, which can be viewed below.

07/24/2013

"Late Night" host and former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jimmy Fallon is a dad.

The 38-year-old comedian and his wife, Nancy Juvonen, welcomed a baby girl on Tuesday, July 23, at 6:21 a.m., Fallon's spokesperson confirmed to People magazine. It is the first child for the couple. No other information was released.

06/05/2013
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Bruce Jenner appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on June 4. - Provided courtesy of NBC / Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Bruce Jenner brought the laughs in his recent interview with Jimmy Fallon.

The 63-year-old reality personality appeared on the June 4 episode of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," confronting the talk show host over his previous plastic surgery remarks.

05/23/2013
Co-host Brad Pitt appears at a special tastemaker screening of Paramount Pictures new film World War Z at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Dave Allocca / Startraks for Paramount Pictures

Brad Pitt co-hosted a 'World War Z' screening on May 22, 2013. Celebrities who attended include Kevin Bacon, Bruce Willis and his wife, Sting and his wife, Jimmy Fallon and Morgan Freeman.

Check out photos from the event. The movie is set for release on June 21, 2013.

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