It really is happening. If there was ever any doubt that
While promoting his new position as "Tonight Show" host Sunday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena,
On the flip side,
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During his session, Fallon said that not much will change from the offbeat style of his "Late Night" show as he makes the transition to the earlier time period, So those click-worthy videos, like last week's bit wherein he and
In speaking of the bit, Fallon said he gave Christie a heads-up that he recruited Springsteen, an idol of Christie's, for the routine — because he had been a guest on the show and because he knew it might not go down easy with the governor.
"First of all, the bit was funny. I knew that," Fallon explained. "You have to go with that first when making these decisions. Secondly, I let Chris Christie know we were doing it. And I said, 'The silver lining is Bruce Springsteen says your name.' "
Then a pause.
"I haven't heard back yet."