Jimmy Fallon and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during their slow jap on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
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June 13, 2013 Double entendres, weight jokes and 2016 references were aplenty when the Republican governor got funny with NBC's late night guy. President Obama did the same thing when he slow jammed with Jimmy last year.
Seth Myers performs during the Comedy Central South Beach Comedy Festival at the Fillmore Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Fla., April 18. NBC announced Sunday that Myers is the new host of Late Night.
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May 12, 2013 He takes over from Jimmy Fallon, who's tapped to replace Jay Leno on the Tonight show. Meyers, the longtime SNL cast member who anchors the show's "Weekend Update" segment, will take the 12:35 a.m. segment from Fallon.
Jay Leno (left) and Jimmy Fallon at the Golden Globe Awards in January. Next year, Fallon will be taking Leno's place on The Tonight Show, NBC says.
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April 3, 2013 This time the switch will stick, Leno insists. Unlike the ill-fated handoff to Conan O'Brien, this time Leno has been involved in the plans.
Jimmy Fallon, right, and Jay Leno at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills.
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March 20, 2013 Jimmy Fallon is on track to replace Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show on NBC in 2014, according to reports in The New York Times and The Hollywood Reporter.
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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama posed with the ladies from The View during an appearance on the show last fall in New York.
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March 2, 2013 From The View to the Oscars, Barack and Michelle Obama's regular appearances on talk shows and at sports events raise the question of whether even a president can become overexposed.
President Obama took to the mic with Jimmy Fallon (at left) to slow jam the news about student loans.
April 25, 2012 The "Barackness Monster," as Jimmy says, was part of the late night host's latest rapping of the news. This time the subject was the cost of student loans.
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