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Hasan Minhaj, Vanessa Kirby, Sam Fender Appear On Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

Hasan Minhaj is the lead guest on Thursday night’s “Fallon.”

Comedian Hasan Minhaj during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on August 1, 2019 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

Update: Hasan Minhaj, Vanessa Kirby and Sam Fender appeared on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Minhaj and Kirby joined host Jimmy Fallon for interviews, while Fender took the stage for a musical performance. Minhaj also participated in a “Storytime” sketch.

A video of that sketch follows; additional highlights will be posted upon availability. Photos from the taping also follow.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1101 — Pictured: (l-r) Comedian Hasan Minhaj during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on August 1, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1101 — Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon and comedian Hasan Minhaj during “Storytime” on August 1, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1101 — Pictured: Musical guest Sam Fender performs on August 1, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1101 — Pictured: Musical guest Sam Fender performs on August 1, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1101 — Pictured: (l-r) Actress Vanessa Kirby during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on August 1, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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As “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is taking off Fridays this Summer, Thursday’s episode will be this week’s last original broadcast.

It features comedian and “Patriot Act” host Hasan Minhaj as the lead guest.

In addition to joining Fallon for a chat, Minhaj appears in a “Storytime” sketch.

Taped in advance, Thursday’s episode also features an interview with “Hobbs & Shaw” star Vanessa Kirby. Sam Fender then closes the show with a musical performance.

The episode will air at 11:35PM ET/PT on NBC.

Written by Brian Cantor

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