Comedy Central Africa acquires rights to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Comedy Central Africa has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to U.S. late-night talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from NBC Universal International Distribution.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Dillon Khan, the vice president of Comedy Central Africa:

We are delighted that Jimmy will be joining our stellar line-up as star of The Tonight Show, and thrilled to bring the show to our audiences within 24-hours of the U.S. premiere to make life funnier

Fallon has been the host of the popular late night show since 2015 with a contract that runs until at least 2021.

The show will air exclusively on Comedy Central (DStv channel 122), commencing on 5 June 2017 at 22h00 on weekdays.

The same channel also runs The Daily Show hosted by South African comedian Trevor Noah.

With information from Screen Africa

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