NBC mentioned it canceled the taping for Friday night time’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on account of what it referred to as “a private Fallon family matter.”
A repeat from September will air within the broadcast’s place.
Fallon’s mom is sick and in a hospital, based on an individual accustomed to the matter, and the “Tonight” host is becoming a member of his household to be together with her.
This individual mentioned no manufacturing modifications for subsequent week’s tapings are deliberate at the moment.
Working on one in all TV’s many late-night reveals might be an all-encompbading affair, and the networks that air the applications have been identified to provide day off to the hosts when private issues intervene. ABC this week has enlisted celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Shaquille O’Neal to face in for Jimmy Kimmel as he attends to medical points badociated to his son. NBC gave Fallon days off when his kids have been born. CBS famously introduced in stand-in hosts in 2003 when David Letterman was out for over a month on account of shingles.
Fallon’s “Tonight Show” continues to guide in viewers between 18 and 49, the demographic most coveted by advertisers. CBS’ “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” is the most-watched program in late-night at current, whereas ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” has not too long ago gained a viewership enhance within the wake of its host tackling political points in his monologues with extra regularity.