James Spader, Jay Hernandez, Samara Joy Confirmed For February 16 “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

The Best New Artist winner will perform on “Fallon.”

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0530 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor James Spader during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 9, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

Before “The Blacklist” commences its final season, star James Spader will visit “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

NBC confirms Spader for the February 16 edition of the late-night talk show. Spader will appear as the episode’s lead interview guest; Jay Hernandez will also drop by for a chat with Jimmy.

Later, Samara Joy will deliver a musical performance. The artist just won two Grammy Awards, including the coveted Best New Artist trophy.

A complete look at upcoming “Fallon” listings follows:

Thursday, February 9: Guests include Matthew McConaughey, Evangeline Lilly, Jorma Taccone and musical guest Lang Lang. Show #1796

Friday, February 10: Guests include Paul Rudd, Marc Maron and musical guest Kelela. Show #1797

Monday, February 13: Guests include Elizabeth Banks and Kelsey Grammer. Show #1798

Tuesday, February 14: Guests include Chip and Joanna Gaines and musical guest Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell. Show #1799

Wednesday, February 15: Guests include Liam Neeson, Jack Whitehall and musical guest Nate Smith. Show #1800

Thursday, February 16: Guests include James Spader, Jay Hernandez and musical guest Samara Joy. Show #1801

Written by Brian Cantor

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