'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' SET FOR TELECAST DEDICATED TO TEACHERS

'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' GETS SCHOOLED WITH SPECIAL MAY 8 TELECAST DEDICATED TO TEACHERS

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NEW YORK – May 7, 2018 – Class will be in session in Studio 6B when “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” dedicates its entire episode to teachers everywhere on Tuesday, May 8.

Fallon will welcome more than 200 New York City public school educators in-studio to fill the audience, all of whom are Big Apple Award recipients, finalists or nominees. As a citywide recognition program, the Big Apple Awards celebrates teachers who inspire their students and promote high-quality education in their communities.

Guest Trevor Noah will chat with Fallon about his newly founded “Trevor Noah Foundation,” a youth development initiative in South Africa that enhances youth preparedness for higher education or entry into the workforce.

Gabrielle Union will also appear on Tuesday’s show, which will feature school-themed comedy sketches and fun surprises to honor the hardworking teachers who impact the lives and futures of children today.

From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Gerard Bradford, Mike DiCenzo and Katie Hockmeyer. Jamie Granet-Bederman produces. “The Tonight Show” tapes before a live studio audience from Studio 6B in 30 Rockefeller Center.

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May 7, 2018 8:49pm by NBCUniversal  

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