Names and faces

Posted: January 21, 2014 at 3:05 a.m.

Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight show, which debuts next month with actor Will Smith and U2 as guests, will look familiar to people who appreciate his current work in the time slot after Jay Leno. Fallon said he doesn’t expect to change his brand of comedy to tailor himself to an earlier time slot. Fallon and his successor at Late Night, Seth Meyers, met with reporters in Pasadena, Calif., on Sunday as NBC begins the process of a late-night transition.

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