The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Fallon brings a younger vibe to classic talk-show format.

NBC Comedy 2014

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 15 reviews

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age 18+

My review of the Tonight Show

It is funny at times,but there are very mean jokes about anyone and everything even on religion! Definitely not for kids nor sensitive teens/ adults. Everyone can get easily confused and offended by the remarks of the guests and the jokes of the host. Some games are good, the show can be very violent at times ( men hitting each other really hard),dangerous snakes on the show,excessive drinking from the host. Guests don't educate people on anything, they say useless things, except the scientists and those that run foundations. There is a lot of yelling on the show. Format has to be changed to focus on games (singing contests),skits, interviews to highly educated people,contests on who can win a car or a great vacation,etc and no talk at all about politics.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 12+

Jay Leno set the standard

Jay Leno was told by Johnny Carson one thing when taking the tonight show, and that was to never get political because the moment you do, you cut your audience in half. Jimmy Fallon decided it was okay to turn the tonight show into politics. Since I was 8 I’d watch the tonight show every night and now I never watch it because it’s pure politics. That’s not why I would watch,I watch to hear humor and to relax my day but Fallon has forever tainted the legacy there tonight show holds.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

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