NEW YORK – JULY 18TH, 2012 – NBC is set to air “Jimmy Fallon’s Primetime Music Special” featuring “Late Night’s” most buzzed about musical comedy sketches in a one-hour special on Wednesday, July 25 at 10pm ET. Hosted by Fallon, the hour will include original performances such as “Tebowie” and Fallon as Neil Young singing “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” The special will also recap some of Fallon’s greatest musical collaborations with superstar artists including Justin Timberlake on “History of Rap” and Carly Rae Jepsen on a one-of-a-kind rendition of “Call Me Maybe” using only classroom instruments. Other highlights include “Scrambled Eggs” with Paul McCartney, “Whip My Hair” with Bruce Springsteen and more, many featuring the musical accompaniment of “Late Night” house band, The Roots.
“Jimmy Fallon’s Primetime Music Special” is produced by Universal Television and Broadway Video. Lorne Michaels is the executive producer. Michael Shoemaker produces. Gavin Purcell is the supervising producer.
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