How many of Jay Leno's Tonight Show Staff Will Move to New York when Jimmy Fallo takes over?
When Jimmy Fallon moves The Tonight Show to New York City on February 17, he’ll take over without the help of any of the 164 current employees who work on the show in Burbank, California, where The Tonight Show has taped since 1972. As required by law whenever a company plans a “mass layoff,” NBCUniversal, the entertainment conglomerate that owns the NBC television network, posted a notice with the California Employment Development Department that it planned to eliminate 164 positions at The Tonight Show beginning February 14. The layoffs will continue until April 4. NBC has not said if any of the soon-to-be-former Tonight Show employees have been offered relocation packages to work in New York City for Jimmy Fallon, but that appears not to be the case.