Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' comes to Orlando next week


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Jimmy Fallon, late-night show host and Donald Trump's favorite hair tousler, is heading to Universal Orlando next week to celebrate the opening of his new ride and to film a few episodes of The Tonight Show.

Fallon's new ride, "The Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon," is already in soft open mode, but will celebrate its official grand opening Thursday, April 6, at Universal Orlando.

Fallon will also film episodes of The Tonight Show during his Orlando visit next week, and according to the Orlando Sentinel, guests like Pitbull, Jay Leno, Shaquille O'Neal, Blake Shelton and Vin Diesel will be in attendance.

The guest list for each day is as follows:

Monday, April 3: Vin Diesel, Shaq and music by Pitbull.

Tuesday, April 4: Scott Eastwood with music by Blake Shelton.

Wednesday, April 5: Dywane Johnson, Nicole Richie and music by Flo Rida featuring 99 Percent.

Thursday, April 6: Jay Leno with music by Jason Derulo featuring Ty Dolla $ign.

Unfortunately, tickets for all four tapings sold out in about 10 minutes.

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