In a post on his new blog that details the goings-on at his show, Jimmy Fallon has finally confirmed that the Roots will be his house band. To see irrefutable video proof, go here.
I have to say, I had zero interest in watching anything involving Fallon after his run on SNL, but with the Roots involved, his show just became incredibly more appealing. [via Pitchfork]
In other NBC News, the network is keeping Leno, Conan and Fallon by giving Leno his own show at 10 p.m. Big day for late night talk show news.