Super Bowl: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Ariana Grande Headline ‘Tonight Show’s Post-Game Special
According to Deadline, Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Ariana Grande will be guests on The Tonight ShowStarring Jimmy Fallon’s post-Super Bowl telecast this Sunday, from the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix. Grande is set to perform with Tonight Show house band The Roots; Ferrell and Hart are scheduled to go up against Fallon in the ultimate Lip Sync Battle. Depending on the game, Fallon’s special runs the chance of airing on February 2 in some time zones, given that it’s going to air live coast-to-coast following NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, an original episode ofThe Blacklist,and the NBC stations’ late local news.
Next week, Monday through Thursday, Tonight will broadcast from Universal Studios Hollywood, in Los Angeles. This trip marks Tonight’s first visit to Los Angeles since pulling up roots and moving back east to 30 Rockefeller Plaza’s studio 6B in New York. Guests for the Los Angeles shows include Michael Keaton and Gwen Stefani (February 2); Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Young and former “Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen sitting in with The Roots (February 3); Vin Diesel and Carl Reiner (February 4); Will Smith, Rosamund Pike and Jack White (February 5).