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Jimmy Fallon addresses 'Tonight Show' rumors

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To hear Jay Leno tell it, the network he’s called home for more than two decades is “extinct,” his bosses are “snakes,” and those ratings that are oh-so-terrible? “A 28-year-old woman from Serbia has a rare brain condition where she sees everything upside down. The good news? … She thinks NBC is at the top of the ratings.”

But in Jimmy Fallon’s world, the possibility that he’ll take over the network’s late-night crown jewel has him imagining a whole other possibility. Watch below:


This is the first time on his show that Fallon has addressed the reports that NBC is grooming him for the 11:30 slot, and it’s a mild, center-left jab. (Still funnier than Leno, though. If we’re keeping score. Which we are.)

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