After Jimmy Fallon Received Some Devastating News, He Canceled The Tonight Show For A Week

Fans of The Tonight Show were probably disappointed on November 3, 2017, as no new episode was being taped that night. You see, host Jimmy Fallon had canceled the recording citing a “private Fallon family matter.” And, as that statement implied, it was something pretty serious. When he returned to the show after a week away, though, he explained what had happened. And his revelation was both touching and sad.