NBC Will Air The Tonight Show After Sunday Night Football 5 Times This Fall

Jimmy Fallon will also broadcast live the first week of the new TV season

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is expanding to Sundays—briefly—this fall.

NBC will air five episodes of The Tonight Show this fall, after Sunday Night Football, the network said today at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in L.A.

The first Sunday Tonight Show will air on Sept. 8, after the New England Patriots-Pittsburgh Steelers matchup, with four other telecasts set for Oct. 6, 20, 27 and Dec. 1. All five Tonight Shows will air following late local news.

UPDATE: NBCUniversal said Thursday afternoon that it included some of the new Sunday Tonight Show ad inventory in its recently-completed



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