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Live Blog: Countdown to the Tonight Show Premiere

Live Blog: Countdown to the Tonight Show Premiere

Posted By Marina Cockenberg 02/17/2014

To celebrate the Tonight Show coming back to New York, we're counting down to the hours to our premiere by taking our new Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon mug on a tour of New York. Check back on the hour for new pictures and fun updates!

 

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Mug Countdown - 12 hours

Update: 12:00pm - Brooklyn Bridge

Reporting in from the Brooklyn Bridge! We've got 12 hours until the Tonight Show premieres and a lot of the city to see. Where should we head next? 

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 11 Hours

Update: 1:05pm - Katz's Deli

Swinging by Katz's Deli for a Pastrami on Rye! Sandwiches are the most important meals of the day. 

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Countdown 10 Hours

Update: 2:07pm - Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park is one of the best people-watching posts in the city. It's cold today, but gorgeous!

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Hour 9

Update: 3:02 pm - Metropolitan Museum of Art

Probably could have spent all 12 hours just checking out all the great museums this city has to offer, but this one's a classic.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 8 Hours

Update: 3:55pm - Central Park

778 acres of nature in the middle of the city! It's just as beautiful during the summer, though you may have to dodge considerably more frisbees. 

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 6 Hours Left

Update: 5:02pm - Flatiron Building

Back into the hustle and bustle of the city! You may recognize this building from almost any movie that takes place in New York.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 6 Hours

Update:  6:00pm - Hopping on the Subway

Only 6 more hours! Time to head back up towards 30 Rock!

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 5 Hours

Update: 7:04pm - Dollar Pizza

No day in New York is complete without a slice of dollar pizza or two. But whatever you do, do not eat it with a knife and fork. 

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 4 Hours

 Update 8:02pm - Souvenir Shopping

Only four more hours until the Tonight Show! Too excited! SWITCHING TO CAPS!!!

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 3 Hours

Update: 9:00pm - Times Square

THREE MORE HOURS! Times Square was the only place in New York that could contain our level of excitement right now!

 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 2 Hours

Update: 09:52 PM - Yellow Cab Back to 30 Rock

Just over 2 hours and counting!! Grabbing a cab back over to 30 Rockefeller Center!! 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - 1 Hour

Update: 11:00 PM - 30 Rock

ONE HOUR left! Heading inside to get ready to live-tweet the show. Can't wait to show you what we've got planned! Thanks for following our journey through NYC! Home sweet home.

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