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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Comes To Africa

Africa’s leading comedy channel, Comedy Central (DStv channel 122), has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast the hit U.S. late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from NBCUniversal International Distribution in Africa.

Starting Monday, June 5, at 21:00 WAT (weekdays), Comedy Central viewers will be treated to Fallon’s trademark humour and high-tempo energy, his welcoming interview style, love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations, celebrity guests and innovative sketches. The Grammy® Award-winning group, The Roots, serve as The Tonight Show’s house band.

Dillon Khan, Vice President Comedy Central Africa, commented, “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.”

Comedy Central Africa is home to two of the most talked about and internationally recognised talk shows – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (20:30 WAT) and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (21:00 WAT). Both shows air weekdays on DStv channel 122.

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