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Jimmy Fallon

NBC Threatens Celebs ...

It's Fallon or the Highway

3/6/2014 8:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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NBC
is coming down like a hammer on celebs who want to get on Jimmy Fallon's show ... if they dare do a show on CBS or ABC ... they can forget about "The Tonight Show."

Sources connected to CBS, NBC and ABC tell TMZ ... the Peacock network believes Jimmy Fallon's ratings success gives them extreme bargaining power.  They put the word out to celebs, agents and publicists ... if they want to be on Fallon they can't appear on ANY other network ... and not just shows that go head-to-head with Jimmy, but morning shows as well.

We're told NBC is saying the stars who go on Fallon are also allowed to appear on "Today," "Dateline" and any similar shows they air, but that's it. 

A GMA source tells TMZ ... they've already gotten fallout from people they were trying to book.

Fallon is dominating late night .... crushing Jimmy Kimmel by bringing in more than twice the number of viewers.

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706.

tone    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWUyj9k26uw

198 days ago
707.

sndzl    

Sounds like something Gwyneth Paltrow would do... :O

198 days ago
708.

sean    

well most of them live in La , Fallons ratings are up only because its a new show people are interested but that won't last once they see its just the jimmy fallon show with a different name , watch @midnight on comedy central you will see some real comedy

198 days ago
709.

LetsBeReAL    

I like Fallon but I rather watch Jimmy. The whole feel of the show is more my cup of tea. I really don't think NBC should have that type of power, though. If they go on other shows, they don't have those limitations and they get twice, triple the exposure. I don't really see a publicist wanting to abide by those demands. A smart publicist wouldn't. Hmmm. Jimmy Fallon, 1 show for promo. David letterman, Jimmy, Conan, GMA, etc. (no limits), more publicity on the publicity tour for whTever movie/album/book.

198 days ago
710.

Billybobzg    

Boycott Falon, and, NBC. Back to Dave & Jimmy K.. Miss Jay, already

198 days ago
711.

SBTZMom    

This is not true....Liam Neeson, Leah Michele among others, have appeared on Fallon. And Kelly and Michael, and Good Morning America etc, etc......there are many others too.

198 days ago
712.

SBTZMom    

Honestly if you have to strong-arm guess send a coming on that doesn't speak very highly of you or your show. All it shows is Fallon and or NBC is running scared of the competition and perhaps they didn't have as much faith in Fallon as a pretended to have.

198 days ago
713.

SBTZMom    

It's like sending your kid to a private school, and making sure he is the,only one in the class....that way he will always place #1 and graduate as valedictorian. Looks great on the college application, but will not help him at all when he gets to college and there is real competition. Me thinks NBC does not all the faith in Fallon they pretend to have, or they would let him go to school with the other kids!

198 days ago
714.

Annette H    

Will not watch!!! Too many Democrats and Obama Lovers!!!!

198 days ago
715.

Roe Craig    

Wasn't there a scandal with Jay Leno's first producer regarding demanding that guests only appeared on that show?

198 days ago
716.

Starbum    

Fallon is going to go down faster than Conan. Gonna be fun to watch!

198 days ago
717.

CCB    

Just wait till NBC/Comcast gets Eric Holder and FCC approval to buy Time Warner Cable and own 57% of the internet and cable market........payback for years of protecting this administration.

198 days ago
718.

Patrick Prophylactic    

Perfect now Boycott Fallon. Grow Balls Hollywood

198 days ago
719.

CremeBrulee    

This is a little early for NBC to be going all Sopranos on other networks azzes. They should have waited for Letterman to retire, they'd own NYC without being the heavy. Will Letterman ever retire? He's long overdue.

198 days ago
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coffeeaugur    

I watched the second show for a few minutes and wasn't really impressed

198 days ago
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