Will Ferrell, Pearl Jam set for ‘Tonight’

Conan O'Brien announces first guests

Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.”

O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall.

Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend and was one of O’Brien’s last guests on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” will be on the couch to promote his latest film, “Land of the Lost.”

Pearl Jam will perform a song from its upcoming studio album, which is currently being recorded in Atlanta.

In addition to changing hosts, “The Tonight Show” is also moving locations. After decades at NBC in Burbank, the show will now tape at Universal Studios.

Jeff Ross is exec producer.

More TV

  • Jean Segura89th MLB All-Star Game in

    TV Ratings: MLB All-Star Game Holds Steady With Last Year in Early Numbers

    Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.” O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall. Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” […]

  • ‘CSI’ Alums Launch New Shingle Boilermaker

    ‘CSI’ Alums Launch New Shingle Boilermaker

    Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.” O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall. Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” […]

  • Good Place, Jack Ryan, Castle Rock

    Comic-Con TV Activations: From 'Jack Ryan' to 'The Good Place'

    Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.” O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall. Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” […]

  • LeBron James Fans toss confetti to

    NBA's Media All-Stars: The Athletes Making Moves in Hollywood

    Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.” O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall. Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” […]

  • RightsTrade Signs Deal With Lionsgate for

    RightsTrade Signs Deal With Lionsgate for TV Programming (EXCLUSIVE)

    Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.” O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall. Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” […]

  • Sinclair

    Sinclair Revises Divestiture Plan to Save Tribune Merger, Denies Misleading FCC

    Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be the first guests on “The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.” O’Brien takes over hosting duties on NBC’s latenight staple beginning June 1, taking over for Jay Leno, who begins his own 10 p.m. Peacock show in the fall. Ferrell, who also hosted the finale of “Saturday Night Live” […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content