This Week’s ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Guests: Dwayne Johnson; Matthew Perry; Kerry Washington

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This Week’s ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Guests: Dwayne Johnson; Matthew Perry; Kerry Washington

The following are day-by-day guests and musical guests for this week’s (May 15 – May 19, 2017) slate of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” shows from Rockefeller Center in New York City:

Monday, May 15: Guests include Michael Fassbender, Jeffrey Tambor and musical guest Weezer. Todd Rundgren sits in with The Roots. Show 675

Tuesday, May 16: Guests include Matthew Perry, Jon Glaser and musical guest Fall Out Boy. Show 676

Wednesday, May 17: Guests include Kerry Washington, Tim Tebow and musical guest David Crosby. Brendon Urie sits in with The Roots. Show 677

Thursday, May 18: Guests include Dwayne Johnson, Ellie Kemper and musical guest Charlie Puth. Show 678

Friday, May 19: Guests include Katy Perry, Josh Charles and Al Madrigal. Show 679

As of Feb. 17, 2014, “The Tonight Show” returned to its New York origins as “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. Emmy Award- and Grammy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon brings a high-tempo energy to the storied NBC franchise with his welcoming interview style, love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations and innovative sketches.

An American television institution for almost 60 years, “The Tonight Show” will continue to be a home to big-name celebrity guests and a stage for top musical and comedic talent. Taking a cue from his unforgettable predecessors, including hosts Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, Fallon will carry on the tradition that audiences know and love – kicking off every show with the iconic “Tonight Show” monologue. Known for his huge online presence, Fallon also brings along with him many of the popular segments, celebrity sketches and musical parodies that fans have grown to love on “Late Night,” including #Hashtags, Thank You Notes and Slow Jam the News.

The critically praised Grammy-winning group The Roots serves as “The Tonight Show” house band.

From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Josh Lieb. Gavin Purcell produces. “The Tonight Show” tapes before a live studio audience.

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SeriesNet.A18-49Viewers
Source: Nielsen Media Research // 10/09/17 - 10/15/17
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SeriesNet.A18-49Viewers
Sunday Night FootballNBC7.2020.12 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.9015.02 million
Young SheldonCBS3.8015.86 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.6515.86 million
This Is UsNBC3.5012.00 million
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The Voice (Tues.)NBC2.5010.68 million
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Saturday Night FootballABC2.387.52 million
The Good DoctorABC2.2011.07 million