As we reported yesterday, it seems Jimmy Fallon is set to take over for Jay Leno on The Tonight Show next year, and even more interestingly, move the show back to its birthplace of New York City. The show has been based in LA since 1972, when Johnny Carson felt that moving to the Hollywood would bring more big-name guests to the show, as well as a more laidback lifestyle for himself. It's a huge shift for one of America's most iconic TV shows, and the ripples will be felt throughout the industry.
Most obviously, this move is symbolic, an affirmation that comedy falls under New York's purview. But practically [...]