Rick Ross, Dierks Bentley to Perform on “The Tonight Show”

The inaugural broadcast does not air until Monday evening, but “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is already starting to build its guest list for week two.

NBC announced several names for the second week of telecasts.

Names set for interviews on Fallon’s “Tonight Show” include Reese Witherspoon, Shaquille O’Neal, Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Denzel Washington and Mike Tyson. Rick Ross and Dierks Bentley, who have albums releasing on March 4 and February 25, respectively, are confirmed as musical guests.

The current lineup for week two of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” follows:

Monday, Feb. 24: Guests include Reese Witherspoon, Fred Armisen and musical guest Rick Ross with The Roots.
Tuesday, Feb. 25: Guests include Paul Rudd and Shaquille O’Neal.
Wednesday, Feb. 26: Guests include Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler (appearing together) and musical guest Dierks Bentley.
Thursday, Feb. 27: Guests include Denzel Washington and TBD.
Friday, Feb. 28: Guests include Cameron Diaz and Mike Tyson.

Written by Brian Cantor

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