Comedy Central Africa acquires rights to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

1 June 2017

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Jummy Fallon issue 264Comedy Central Africa has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to U.S. late-night talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from NBC Universal International Distribution.

“We are delighted that Jimmy will be joining our stellar line-up as star of The Tonight Show, and thrilled to bring the show to our audiences within 24-hours of the U.S. premiere to make life funnier, said Dillon Khan, the vice president of Comedy Central Africa”.

Jimmy Fallon is popularly known for his former role as a cast member on the Saturday Night Live show. On August 2015, NBC announced that Fallon signed a contract to be the host of the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon until at least 2021.

Source: Screen Africa