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  • 2015-09-21T21:30:00-06:00 on NBC
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Hailing from Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City, Jimmy has made it his mission to make sure viewers end the day with a smile. Each weeknight, he hosts A-list guests, from movie stars to athletes, comedians, public figures and everyone in between. He also delivers a signature nightly monologue, performs in topical comedy sketches, plays fan-favorite games, and presents recurring segments like Thank You Notes. Today's popular musical guests also stop by to perform alongside house band The Roots.

203 episodes

3x01 Ryan Reynolds, Carly Fiorina, Shawn Mendes

  • Season Premiere

    2015-09-21T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Ryan Reynolds (Mississippi Grind (2015)); Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina. Also: Shawn Mendes performs.

Anne Hathaway (The Intern (2015)); Anthony Anderson (Black-ish (2014)). Also: A Great Big World performs.

James Spader (The Blacklist (2013)); Andrew Rannells (The Intern (2015)); Brian Regan performs stand-up.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Walk (2015)); Chris Hardwick (@midnight (2013)). Also: Big Grams performs; Micky Dolenz sits in with The Roots.

Olivia Wilde (Meadowland (2015)); Fred Savage (The Grinder (2015)). Also: Walk the Moon performs.

Rob Lowe (The Grinder (2015)); Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls (2011)). Also: Hozier performs.

Julianne Moore (Freeheld (2015)); Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told (2015)). Also: DNCE performs.

Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife (2009)); Sirius XM radio host Andy Cohen ("Radio Andy"); experts from Ask This Old House (2002) present home improvement advice. Also: John Scofield sits in with The Roots.

Miley Cyrus (Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus (2015), album "Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz"); Sam Rockwell (Broadway play "Fool for Love"); chef Danny Bowien ("The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook") makes cocktails and burritos.

3x10 Seth Rogen, Victor Cruz, Chvrches

  • 2015-10-02T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Seth Rogen (Steve Jobs (2015)); New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz. Also: Chvrches performs.

Hugh Jackman (Pan (2015)); Shaquille O'Neal (book "Little Shaq"). Also: Talib Kweli performs with Rapsody (Marlanna Evans) and The Roots; Warren Haynes sits in with The Roots.

Lady Gaga (American Horror Story (2011)); mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey. Also: Hailee Steinfeld performs.

Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs (2015)); Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead (2010)). Also: Jimmy presents kids' inventions.

Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs (2015)); Brie Larson (Room (2015)). Also: CeeLo Green performs with The Roots and The Watson Twins.

Jeff Daniels (Steve Jobs (2015)); Whoopi Goldberg (Big Stone Gap (2014), "If Someone Says 'You Complete Me,' RUN!: Whoopi's Big Book of Relationships"). Also: Nelly performs with The Roots.

Clive Owen (The Knick (2014), Broadway play "Old Times"); Gabrielle Union (Being Mary Jane (2013)). Also: Neon Indian performs; Jazmine Sullivan sits in with The Roots.

Michael Strahan (book "Wake Up Happy"); Eve Hewson (The Knick (2014), Bridge of Spies (2015)). Also: Charles Kelley performs with Dierks Bentley and Eric Paslay.

3x18 Vin Diesel, Selena Gomez

  • 2015-10-14T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Vin Diesel (The Last Witch Hunter (2015)). Also: Selena Gomez (album "Revival") is interviewed and performs.

Pentatonix performed the opening theme; Tonight Show Superlatives; Tonight Show #hashtags: #WhyDidISayThat; Tonight Show Kid Theater (Tom Hanks); Pentatonix performed "Can't Sleep Love"

3x20 Bruce Willis, Sienna Miller, BØRNS

  • 2015-10-16T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Thank You Notes; Bruce Willis comes out dressed as Donald Trump; Egg Russian Roulette (Sienna Miller); BØRNS performed "Electric Love"

David Spade (book "Almost Interesting: The Memoir"); Mike Tyson (Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014)). Also: Blake Shelton performs.

Drew Barrymore (book "Wildflower", Miss You Already (2015)); Stephen Moyer (The Bastard Executioner (2015)). Also: 5 Seconds of Summer performs; Steve Turre sits in with The Roots.

3x23 Sandra Bullock, Rod Stewart

  • 2015-10-28T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Sandra Bullock (Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)). Also: Rod Stewart (album "Another Country") is interviewed and performs with The Roots.

Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth (2015)); Breeders' Cup ambassador Kate Upton; Fox Sports analyst Alex Rodríguez discusses the World Series. Also: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform.

3x25 Dana Carvey, Demi Lovato

  • 2015-10-30T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Dana Carvey (Saturday Night Live (1975)). Also: Demi Lovato (album "Confident") is interviewed and performs.

Bryan Cranston (Trumbo (2015)); Rachel Maddow (The Rachel Maddow Show (2008)). Also: Andrea Bocelli performs.

Bill O'Reilly (book "Killing Reagan", The O'Reilly Factor (1996)); Paul Bettany (Shelter (2014)). Also: Alanis Morissette performs.

Aziz Ansari (Master of None (2015), book "Modern Romance"); Christie Brinkley (book "Timeless Beauty"); Eric Hosmer and Series MVP Salvador Pérez of the World Series champion Kansas City Royals; Wayne Federman performs stand-up.

Martin Short (book "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend"); Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn (2015)). Also: Harry Connick Jr. performs; Stanley Jordan sits in with The Roots .

Christoph Waltz (Spectre (2015)); Lin-Manuel Miranda. Also: Meghan Trainor performs.

Michael Keaton (Spotlight (2015)); Nick Offerman (Fargo (2014), play "A Confederacy of Dunces") discusses his favorite meats. Also: Chris Janson performs.

Daniel Radcliffe (Victor Frankenstein (2015)); Chris Packham. Also: Ellie Goulding performs; Christian McBride sits in with The Roots.

James McAvoy (Victor Frankenstein (2015)); Sam Smith (Spectre (2015) theme song "Writing's on the Wall"); Kurt Braunohler performs stand-up.

Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)); Jon Glaser (Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter (2015)). Also: Tim McGraw performs.

Ethan Hawke (book "Rules for a Knight"); Paul Dano (Youth (2015)). Also: A Tribe Called Quest performs with The Roots.

Cate Blanchett (Carol (2015)); Anthony Mackie (The Night Before (2015)). Also: Tinashe performs; John Pizzarelli sits in with The Roots.

Rooney Mara (Carol (2015)); Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family (2009), Broadway play "Fully Committed"). Also: Justin Bieber performs with The Roots.

Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), Joy (2015)); Michael B. Jordan (Creed (2015)). Also: Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra performs.

3x39 Rachel Weisz, Spike Lee, R. Kelly

  • 2015-11-19T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Bobby Jindal Interview (Aziz Ansari); David Beckham Statement; Tonight Show #hashtags: #MyFamilyIsWeird; Justin Bieber and Jimmy's secret handshake (appearance by Justin Bieber); Tonight Show Kid Letters; R. Kelly performed a medley of songs

Gordon Ramsay (MasterChef Junior (2013)); Billie Lourd (Scream Queens (2015)); Randy Syphax performs stand-up. Also: Erykah Badu sits in with The Roots.

3x41 Kelly Ripa, Adele

  • 2015-11-23T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Joining Jimmy this episode are Emmy-winning TV talk show co-host Kelly Ripa and Grammy Award-winning British singer-songwriter Adele performs with American Rapper Kool Keith sitting in with The Roots.

Tim Allen (Last Man Standing (2011)); Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead (2010), play "Eclipsed"). Also: Jennifer Nettles performs.

Nathan Lane (book "Naughty Mabel", American Crime Story (2016)); Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead (2010)). Also: Chris Brown performs with The Roots.

Queen Latifah (The Wiz Live (2015) (TV)); Rashida Jones (Angie Tribeca (2016)); chef Daniel Humm ("The Nomad Cookbook") presents unique variations on Thanksgiving dinner favorites. Also: Kool Keith sits in with The Roots.

3x45 J.J. Abrams, Pink, the Flaming Lips

  • 2015-11-30T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Director J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)); UN ambassador Pink discusses UNICEF's Kid Power bands. Also: The Flaming Lips perform; Mindi Abair sits in with The Roots.

Harrison Ford (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)); Seth MacFarlane (album "No One Ever Tells You"). Also: Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque performs with The Roots.

Adam Driver (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)); former NFL quarterback Brett Favre; Lenny Clarke performs stand-up. Also: Jimmy presents kids' inventions.

Mindy Kaling (book "Why Not Me?", The Mindy Project (2012)); Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)). Also: Gwen Stefani performs with The Roots.

3x49 Sting, Mylene Farmer, Eva Longoria

  • 2015-12-04T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Sting and Mylène Farmer are interviewed and perform; Eva Longoria (Telenovela (2015)).

3x50 Claire Danes, Ron Howard, Logic

  • 2015-12-07T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Claire Danes (Homeland (2011)); director Ron Howard (In the Heart of the Sea (2015)). Also: Logic performs with The Roots and D.J. Rhetorik.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); John Cena (Sisters (2015)). Also: Troye Sivan performs with The Roots.

Amy Poehler (Sisters (2015)); Kevin Nealon performs stand-up and is interviewed. Also: Lalah Hathaway sits in with The Roots.

Chris Hemsworth (In the Heart of the Sea (2015)); comedian Jim Gaffigan presents Christmas toy ideas. Also: Jamie Lawson performs.

Will Smith (Concussion (2015)); Kirsten Dunst (Fargo (2014)). Also: Calvin Harris performs with Disciples and Ina Wroldsen.

3x55 Tina Fey, Dane DeHaan, Kenny Rogers

  • 2015-12-14T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Tina Fey (Sisters (2015)); Dane DeHaan (Life (2015)). Also: Kenny Rogers performs with The Roots.

Mark Wahlberg (Daddy's Home (2015)); Bill Burr (F is for Family (2015)). Also: Sheryl Crow performs with The Roots.

Will Ferrell (Daddy's Home (2015)); Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl (2015)). Also: Twenty One Pilots perform.

Bruce Springsteen (boxed set "The Ties That Bind: The River Collection"); Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent (2014)). Also: Chris Stapleton performs.

Channing Tatum (The Hateful Eight (2015)); John Boyega (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)). Also: The Young People's Chorus of New York City performs with The Roots.

Sylvester Stallone (Creed (2015)); John Stamos (Grandfathered (2015), Fuller House (2016)). Also: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello perform.

Kristen Stewart (Sils Maria (2014)); Michael Shannon (99 Homes (2014)). Also: Cage the Elephant performs.

3x62 Billy Joel, J.K. Simmons

  • 2016-01-06T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Billy Joel is interviewed and performs; J.K. Simmons (Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)).

3x63 Mark Ruffalo, Kendrick Lamar

  • 2016-01-07T21:30:00-07:00 — 40 mins

Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight (2015)); Kendrick Lamar is interviewed and performs.

Tyler Perry (The Haves and the Have Nots (2013)); Wagner Moura (Narcos (2015)); Iliza Shlesinger performs stand-up.

3x65 Donald Trump, Ken Jeong, Cam

  • 2016-01-11T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump; Ken Jeong (Ride Along 2 (2016), Dr. Ken (2015)). Also: Cam performs.

Kevin Hart (Ride Along 2 (2016)); comedian Noel Fielding (tour "An Evening with Noel Fielding"); Joshua Topolsky demonstrates gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. Also: Dr. Lonnie Smith sits in with The Roots.

Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)); Khloé Kardashian (Kocktails with Khloé (2016), book "Strong Looks Better Naked"). Also: Colin Hay performs with The Roots.

3x68 Hillary Clinton, Lucy Liu, Flo Rida

  • 2016-01-14T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton; Lucy Liu (Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), Elementary (2012)). Also: Flo Rida performs with The Roots.

Ray Romano (Vinyl (2016)); Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars (2010)). Also: Brandi Carlile performs.

Comedian Tracy Morgan (tour "Picking Up the Pieces"); Julianne Hough (Grease Live (2016) (TV), Dirty Grandpa (2016)). Also: Hank Williams Jr. performs.

Chelsea Handler (Chelsea Does (2016)); Fred Armisen (Portlandia (2011)); chef Mario Batali has a grilled cheese cook-off with Jimmy.

Dakota Johnson (How to Be Single (2016)); Marlon Wayans (Fifty Shades of Black (2016)). Also: Stephen Bishop performs.

Comic Sarah Silverman (Gravy (2015) and Masters of Sex (2013)); Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio. Also: Wet Wet Wet perform.

Jeff Daniels (Steve Jobs (2015) and The Martian (2015)); Lilly Singh (A Trip to Unicorn Island (2016)). Also: St. Lucia performs.

3x75 Kate Hudson, Dan Patrick, G-Eazy

  • 2016-01-25T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Kate Hudson (Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)); sportscaster Dan Patrick. Also: Gerald Earl Gillum (aka G-Eazy) performs.

Josh Brolin ("Hail, Caesar" (2016), Everest (2015) and (Sicario (2015)); Kate McKinnon (Sisters (2015) and Nature Cat (2015)). Also: Billy Ocean performs.

3x77 Natalie Portman, John Oliver, Sia

  • 2016-01-27T21:30:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Natalie Portman (Jane Got a Gun (2016)); TV host John Oliver (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)). Also: Sia performs.

Producer Martin Scorsese (Vinyl (2016)); Gillian Jacobs (Love (2016)). Also: The Chainsmokers perform.

Jonah Hill ("Hail, Caesar!"); Megyn Kelly (The Kelly File (2013)). Also: Wiz Khalifa performs.

Rebel Wilson (How to Be Single (2016)); Jack Huston ("Hail, Caesar!" (2016)). Also: Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats perform.

Ben Stiller (Zoolander 2 (2016)); Morena Baccarin (Deadpool (2016) and Gotham (2014)); illusionist Dan White.

'Ryan Reynolds' (Deadpool (2016)); 'Katie Holmes' (Touched With Fire (2015)). Also: Thomas Rhett performs.

Penelope Cruz (Zoolander 2 (2016)); Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning; Magic Johnson. Also: Halsey performs.

Kristen Wiig (Zoolander 2 (2016)); Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul (2015)). Also: Elle King performs.

"Going Back to Cali" cold open (appearance by LL Cool J); Jimmy jumps through Randy's Donuts sign; Tight Pants (Will Ferrell, Christina Aguilera); 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne performed "Rolls Royce Weather Every Day"

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell, Martin Freeman, a performance by the Broadway cast of 'Bright Star'

James Spader; Colin Hanks. Also: Bibi Bourelly performs..

Cameron Diaz; Jon Favreau. Also: Alessia Cara performs; Chad Smith sits in with the Roots.

3x125 Ricky Gervais, Ariana Grande

  • 2016-04-25T21:30:00-06:00 — 45 mins

Show on hiatus for the week of Apr-18-22. Reruns this week!

Aaron Paul (The Path (2016)); Tig Notaro. Also: Florida Georgia Line perform; James Valentine sits in with The Roots.