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", and announced that night's guests and "the legendary Roots crew".
Most of the cast and crew immediately began working on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, which premiered on February 17, 2014.
Seth Meyers was named as Fallon's replacement, and Late Night with Seth Meyers debuted after the Sochi Olympics.
The show began with the opening sequence as Steve Higgins proclaiming "From Studio 6B/6A in Rockefeller Center, the National Broadcasting Company presents Late Night with Jimmy Fallon!
The hour-long show, which premiered on March 2, 2009, and ended on February 7, 2014, was hosted by actor, comedian, and performer Jimmy Fallon, an alumnus of Saturday Night Live.
Hip hop/neo soul band The Roots served as the show's house band, and Steve Higgins was the show's announcer.
The third incarnation of the Late Night franchise originated by David Letterman, the program originated from NBC Studio 6B (and Studio 6A for the final 6 months of its run) in the GE Building at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City.
The show typically opened with a brief monologue from Fallon, followed by a comedy "desk piece," as well as prerecorded segments and audience competitions.
The next segment was devoted to a celebrity interview, with guests ranging from actors and musicians to media personalities and political figures.
The show then closed with either a musical or comedy performance, or a cooking segment.
The show frequently employed digital media into its comedy, which has become crucial to its success.
In 2013, Fallon was selected by NBC to succeed a retiring Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show.