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Tuesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Features “Fake News Awards” Sketch

Gina Gershon and Rachel Dratch guest star in the segment.

Fake News Awards | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: Tuesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” featured a parody of President Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards.”

“Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon predictably starred as Trump in the segment. Gina Gershon played Melania Trump, while Fallon’s former “SNL” castmate Rachel Dratch appeared as Betsy DeVos.

The segment aired in the early portion of Tuesday’s episode. Chris Hemsworth, Carrie Brownstein and Caitlyn Smith appeared later in the broadcast.

A video and photos of the “Fake News Awards” sketch follow:

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0803 — Pictured: (l-r) Jimmy Fallon as President Donald Trump, Gina Gershon as Melania Trump, Rachel Dratch as Betsy DeVos during “The Fake News Awards” on January 16, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0803 — Pictured: Jimmy Fallon as President Donald Trump during “The Fake News Awards” on January 16, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Monday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” featured a musical take on the new “Fire And Fury” book.

Tuesday’s episode features a riff on President Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards.”

Host Jimmy Fallon appears as Trump in the “Fake News Awards” segment.

Gina Gershon and Rachel Dratch also cameo. The former plays Melania Trump, while the latter appears as Betsy DeVos.

Tuesday’s “Tonight Show” also features interviews with Chris Hemsworth and Carrie Brownstein and a performance by Caitlyn Smith.

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