In Fallon, Finally, a Worthy Carson Successor? – UPDATED

Good for Jimmy Fallon for his clever and very smart debut last night as the new host of the Tonight Show. Good for him for bringing it back to New York. Good for NBC for letting him. Finally, I have a reason to check out a late-night talk show again, because finally -- while no one will ever top Johnny Carson in the gig -- a worthy successor has been found.I've always had the sense that Fallon, -- like Carson -- genuinely likes and is entertained by his guests, and he has Carson's instinct … [Read more...]