Jay Leno Announces Last Guests as Jimmy Fallon Reveals First 'Tonight Show' Guests

January 20, 2014 03:57:04 GMT

Billy Crystal and Garth Brooks will help Leno bid farewell to 'Tonight Show' audience, while Fallon books Will Smith and U2 to appear in his first episode on February 17.

Jay Leno Announces Last Guests as Jimmy Fallon Reveals First 'Tonight Show' Guests
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Jimmy Fallon is prepping his "Tonight Show" hosting debut as Jay Leno is nearing the end of his reign on the late-night show. Now, both the predecessor and the successor have unveiled the guests for their last episodes and first episode respectively.

Leno will open his last week on "Tonight Show" with the next host himself, Fallon, as the guest on Monday, February 3. Veteran comedienne Betty White is also booked for the said outing, marking her 19th appearance on the show.

Recent Golden Globe Award winner Matthew McConaughey will follow on Tuesday, February 4, joined by 23-time guest Charles Barkley and Lyle Lovett who will serve as a musical performer.

Sandra Bullock and Blake Shelton are set to appear in Wednesday, February 5 episode, while Billy Crystal, Leno's first-ever guest on "Tonight Show", will return to help send Leno off on Thursday, February 6. Garth Brooks will perform.

Fallon, meanwhile, has billed Will Smith as his first guest on Monday, February 17 with musical guest U2. He also said at the TCA winter press tour on Sunday, January 19 that although he would move the "Tonight Show" to New York, he would make occasional visits to the West Coast.

Fallon will be replaced by Seth Meyers on the "Late Night" show. The "Saturday Night Live" head writer has tapped "SNL" alumna Amy Poehler as his first guest on February 24.

© AceShowbiz.com

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