“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” attracted 11.3 million viewers in its debut on the NBC network last night, drawing about five times the audience of the new host’s competitors with the Olympics as a lead-in.
New York got its Oscar party early as a star-filled Hollywood supper club took over Alice Tully Hall last night, with prime spots occupied by Madonna, Alibaba executive vice chairman Joe Tsai and Bank of America investment banking vice chairman Cary Thompson.
Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal expects turn a profit on the Winter Olympics, employing a strategy that uses video clips on Twitter and Facebook to draw viewers to their TV sets, people with knowledge of the situation said.
Laurie Tisch, a co-owner of the New York Giants, rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange twice in one day, then laughed at Jimmy Fallon’s jokes during the dinner for National Football League owners. She spun with Flywheel for charity and danced with Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, where she’s been involved for more than 30 years.
U.S. employers probably added more than twice as many workers to payrolls in January than the prior month while the jobless rate held at a five-year low of 6.7 percent, data in the coming week may show.
NBC is upgrading “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon’s studio in New York, a potential new home for “The Tonight Show” if Fallon takes over from Jay Leno, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.