After a months-long media blitz, Lady Gaga has been uncharacteristically low profile and defensive to start out the new year. But Mother Monster will make her first US television performance of 2014 on the second episode of the new, Jimmy Fallon-hosted edition of The Tonight Show on February 18.
The prior night, Will Smith will serve as Fallon’s very first Tonight Show guest, with U2 as the inaugural musical guest. Tim McGraw and Arcade Fire will perform later in the week, with Fallon’s pal Justin Timberlake closing out the star-studded debut week as the guest (and performer, probably) on Friday.
See the full lineup for the show’s first week below.
Monday, February 17: Guest Will Smith and musical guest U2
Tuesday, February 18: Guests Jerry Seinfeld, Kristen Wiig and musical guest Lady Gaga
Wednesday, February 19: Guest Bradley Cooper and musical guest Tim McGraw
Thursday, February 20: Guests First Lady Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell and musical guest Arcade Fire
Friday, February 21: Guest Justin Timberlake
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon airs after coverage of the Sochi Olympics on NBC at midnight beginning February 17. After the Olympics it will return to the regular 11:35 p.m. slot.
[via The Hollywood Reporter]
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