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This Monday marks the premiere of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. And in honor of this cultural changing of the guard, we decided to take a look back at the stylistic evolution of the men behind the monologues.

Presenting 60 years of hosting style:

0214KMT_Tonight_1Steve Allen (1954-1957)

0214KMT_Tonight_2Jack Paar (1957-1962)

0214KMT_Tonight_3Johnny Carson (1962-1992)

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0214KMT_Tonight_7Jay Leno (1992-2009)

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0214KMT_Tonight_9Conan O’Brien (2009-2010)

0214KMT_Tonight_10Jay Leno (2010-2014)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Season 1Jimmy Fallon (The Future)

—C.G.

CONTRIBUTORS

  • Caitlin Ganswindt