It's official: Jimmy Fallon is replacing Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" in spring 2014.
"Jay Leno is an entertainment icon, making millions of people laugh every weeknight for more than 20 years," said Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal. "His long reign as the highest-rated late-night host is a testament to his work ethic and dedication to his viewers and to NBC."
"Congratulations Jimmy," Leno offered to the current host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."
"I hope you're as lucky as me and hold on to the job until you're the old guy. If you need me, I'll be at the garage."