The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Starting Monday, 5 June, at 22:00 (weekdays), Comedy Central viewers will be treated to Fallon’s trademark humor and high-tempo energy.

Africa's leading comedy channel, Comedy Central (122), has acquired the exclusive African TV broadcast rights to the hit US late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from NBCUniversal International Distribution.  

Starting Monday 5 June at 22:00 CAT (weekdays), Comedy Central viewers will be treated to Fallon’s trademark humour and high-tempo energy, his welcoming interview style, love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations, celebrity guests and innovative sketches. The GRAMMY® Award-winning group The Roots serve as The Tonight Show’s house band. 


illon Khan, Vice President, Comedy Central, Africa, commented: “We are delighted that Jimmy Fallon will be joining our stellar line-up as star of The Tonight Show, and thrilled to bring the show to our audiences within 24-hours of the US premiere to make life funnier.”

Comedy Central Africa is home to two of the most talked about and internationally recognised talk shows – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (21:30 CAT) and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (22:00 CAT). Both shows air weekdays on DStv channel 122.

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