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Jimmy Fallon to Replace Conan O'Brien

Jimmy Fallon to Replace Conan O'Brien

Conan O’Brien will be replaced by Jimmy Fallon, if NBC has their way.

“We know him from SNL and saw what he can do on-camera and off-camera, and I think he’d be terrific,” says NBC late-night chief Rick Ludwin. I think he’s be terrific, and he’s at the top of our short list.”

Conan has less than two years left in his contact, making way for Fallon in 2009.

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  • Angelina

    Nuh-uh, Conan all the way!

    Jimmy Fallon really isn’t that great at all!

  • squid


  • viper

    no no no no no way Conan is way better than Jimmy I wouldn’t watch it anymore if they replace conan

  • dancingqueen

    Jimmy Fallon s.u.c.k.s b.a.l.l.s, but as long as Conan replaces Jay Leno I have no problem with this news. I’ll just go to sleep early i ’09.

  • Laura

    Oh NO. Conan is the man. They can’t replace him. NBC is bunch of fucking idiots.

  • gini

    why him?? conan was great!

  • ~dd

    where will conan go then if Jimmy takes his place? I mean, wasn’t conan supposed to take Lenos place? blah…

  • Dorothy Porker

    What a crappy choice.

  • Linny

    Conan will take Leno’s job in ’09 which will leave his job open

  • Charlie

    They are not firing Conan! He will do the Tonight Show staring in 09!

  • dwes


  • Mmmmm

    Love Conan … and cannot wait for Jay to retire he sucks!

  • Quiet Observer

    They aren’t replacing him. He’s moving to Jay Leno’s spot and they need someone to fill the late-late night slot. I don’t know how Jimmy Fallon will do, but I never really found him funny doing the news on SNL.

  • hehe

    nooooooooo i love conan he is so funny, great as well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!he’s the best

  • Conan for the win


    I know people are saying Conan will take over for Leno but there are talks that Leno might stay and they might buy out Conan.

    They better not take Conan off the air. He’s the only funny one. What the hell is wrong with these people?

  • Gwen

    noooooooo!!! not jimmy fallon. he is so not funny. i love conan!!

  • Shane

    Jimmy Fallon is not funny ar all, he is terrible!!!!
    DON”T DO IT!!!!

  • magnus

    DAVID CROSS!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Jimmy Fallon sucks.

  • Kim

    It sounds better when it’s Late Night With Conan O’Brien. And if they don’t take off Jay Leno then Conan should stay with Late Night.

  • [~Famous~]

    Do not Replace Conan! Unless Conan replaces Leno. I don’t mind Fallon, but I think he would get on my nerves very fast.

    Fallon’s to goofy.

  • Ashley

    I love Jimmy, I really do, but I can’t see him hosting Late Night!

  • Lilliane

    love him can’t wait

  • brasi;

    I love Jimmy, but I donĀ“t think that anyone can replace Conan.

  • daniel

    cool! as long as conan stays!

  • Jennifer H. in Calgary

    What a ridiculous idea – they want to replace someone as talented and funny as Conan?? And with… Jimmy Fallon? Are we living in some kind of alternate universe where Jimmy Fallon is considered talented or funny?

  • em

    jimmy fallon is so incredibly annoying… nbc, dont do it!

  • chrono420

    wats wrong with all u? I know conan’s the best late night host ever! but hell be taking jay leno’s place (thank god) so conan will just be on earlier, with jimmy after. think about it would u rather have carson daly or jimmy fallon (who can do a funny-as-hell daly impression, “Im carson daly & im a big tool” lol) No one will “replace” conan, just as none can wear johnny carson’s (swami) hat… but after seeing what fallon did on snl & mtv movie awards (the skits are hilarious) I cant wait to watch fallon following conan on nbc late night tv.

  • me

    bet Carson Daly is pissed that he got passed over, heh

  • johnny

    Jimmy Fallon is astonishingly unfunny and overwhelmingly annoying. He should kill himself and save everyone the embarassment of having to digest his lame attempts at comedy, the awkward audience pauses, and the sympathy applause that follows his pathetic jokes. There is a reason NBC is the “4th network”. Mr. Fallon is symbolic of one of the biggest collapses in history of media. The executives who push Fallon should be forced to watch Fever Pitch and Taxi for all of eternity.

  • Jes

    I loved Jimmy on SNL (but I love Conan more than anything) and was sad when he left. I’m glad they chose him to replace Conan when he replaces Jay.

  • looker

    Fallon blows. he will not last, i garrentee it, just mark my words
    I cannot believe they hired him for that job yuk!!