Jimmy Fallon

Even in second place, NBC says Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight' is all right

Even in second place, NBC says Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight' is all right

‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” isn’t getting the Trump ratings bump that other late-night shows are experiencing.

But that doesn’t worry NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt, who told the Television Critics Assn. press tour Thursday that he remains happy with Fallon’s performance on the franchise even though CBS rival Stephen Colbert has passed him in the Nielsen ratings.

“I have no concern about it whatsoever,” Greenblatt said. “Jimmy’s the greatest at what he does. He’s the most multitalented entertainer for late night. Clearly we're in a news cycle that everyday tops itself from the day before. I think that will even itself out.”

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