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Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis

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Jimmy Falllon during a creative meeting with writers, from left: Katie Hockmeyer, Gerard Bradford and Jonathan Adler at NBC Studios in New York, May 11, 2017. Once the undisputed juggernaut of the late-night category, Fallon’s "Tonight Show," a celebrity-friendly cavalcade of games and gags, has seen its ratings decline in recent months. (Bryan Derballa/The New York Times Copyright 2017)2 / 2

Jimmy Fallon, the host of “The Tonight Show,” says he will host a live special edition of the NBC-TV program following the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.

Fallon announced the plans Tuesday night on “The Tonight Show” and via Twitter.

Super Bowl LII will be played on Sunday, Feb. 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. NBC will broadcast the game.

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