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Will Smith Performs History Of TV Theme Songs On Fallon’s “Tonight Show” (Watch Now)

Will Smith appears as the lead guest on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Will Smith | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” walked viewers through the history of television theme songs.

Guest Will Smith, whose 1990s sitcom “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” features one of TV’s most iconic theme songs, accompanied Jimmy Fallon for the musical segment. The bit closed with said “Fresh Prince” theme.

Will Smith also appeared for an interview on Thursday’s “Tonight Show.”

The “History Of TV Theme Songs” bit follows, as do photos from the taping. Video highlights from Smith’s interview will be posted upon availability.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0839 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Will Smith performs a “Sitcom Remix” with host Jimmy Fallon on March 22, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0839 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Will Smith during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on March 22, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0839 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Will Smith during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on March 22, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0839 — Pictured: Actor Will Smith performs a “Sitcom Remix” on March 22, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” features a very high-profile guest — and a very exciting piece of musical comedy.

Will Smith, said guest, accompanies Fallon for a “History Of TV Theme Songs” performance.

The superstar entertainer also participates in an interview on Thursday’s broadcast.

Smith is one of three celebrity visitors on the episode. Fran Lebowitz and Billie Eilish, the others, appear for an interview and musical performance, respectively.

Written by Brian Cantor

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