Tonight Show Tapings Cancelled Because of Jimmy Fallon’s Mother’s Death
Tapings of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” have been cancelled for the week of Nov. 6-10 in light of the death of Jimmy Fallon’s mother, according to a statement from NBC. Repeat episodes will be scheduled.
On behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss,” said NBC in a statement. “Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon’s love, kindness and support.”
Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died Saturday at a hospital in New York, Variety has confirmed.
Her death came one day after NBC canceled a taping of “The Tonight Show” due to her illness.
“Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday,” a Fallon family spokesperson said in a press statement. “Jimmy was at his mother’s bedside, along with her loved ones, when she passed away at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time.”
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