NEWS FLASH: Jimmy Fallon laughs last, loudest

TODAY, after months of buzz, NBC officially announced that Jimmy Fallon will replace Conan O’Brien as host of Late Night. Fallon, who was reported as referring to the position as “a comedian’s dream” has returned to standup to sharpen his wit prior to assuming the Late Night desk.

Based on data from previous comedy appearances and starring roles, it is as yet unclear who Fallon will make laugh more, the Late Night studio audience or himself.