Comedian Jimmy Fallon
will replace comedian Conan O'Brien
as the new host of the TV talk show Late Night
, network NBC confirmed on Monday.
Former Saturday Night Live
star Fallon is set to make his debut next June when O'Brien moves to an earlier time slot on NBC's schedules to replace The Tonight Show
host Jay Leno
Ben Silverman, co-chair of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios, says of the new line-up, "Jimmy (Fallon) is more than just a likable guy and a great comedian, he is genuinely interested in what people have to say."
-Check out Jimmy Fallon's Filmography
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)