Fallon Announces First Tonight Show Guests

Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith. (NBC)

Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith. (NBC)

When Jimmy Fallon first took hold of Late Night, his premiere guests included Robert DeNiro (Space Train, anyone?) and Justin Timberlake. Now that he’ll be moving over to Jay Leno’s spot on the Tonight Show on February 17th, Mr. Fallon has nowhere to go except horizontal for his game-day bookings.

According to the AP, Mr. Fallon’s first show will feature Will Smith and U2 as guests, while his replacement, Seth Meyers, will host Amy Poehler on the new Late Night, which will begin a week after the Tonight Show.

“She’s basically Bono’s common-law wife now, based on what happened at the Golden Globes,” Meyers joked, referencing the steamy moment between the comedian and the singer last weekend.

As for the Fallon/Smith interview, it may go a little something like this:

Fallon Announces First <em>Tonight Show</em> Guests