Is Steve Higgins returning to The Tonight Show?

Is Steve Higgins returning to The Tonight Show?

On Monday’s brand new episode of The Tonight Show, fans will see Jimmy Fallon back at his familiar set in Studio 6B. It will also mark the return of announcer Steve Higgins who has been absent from the show since quarantine began.

Why is Steve Higgins on Jimmy Fallon?

Steve Higgins is a longtime writer and producer on “Saturday Night Live”. He has long relationships with Jimmy Fallon and Lorne Michaels. He remains a SNL writer while also being Fallon’s announcer/sidekick.

Is Fallon leaving late night?

The host behind the desk is not going to go away immediately. Jimmy Kimmel recently re-signed his contract, keeping him on ABC through 2026. Stephen Colbert, the most-watched network late-night host, is signed through next year, and Mr. Fallon signed a contract extension in late 2020.

Who replaced Steve Allen on The Tonight Show?

The show has been hosted by six comedians: Steve Allen (1954–1957), Jack Paar (1957–1962), Johnny Carson (1962–1992), Jay Leno (1992–2009 and 2010–2014), Conan O’Brien (2009–2010), and Jimmy Fallon (2014–present).