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Jimmy Fallon Looks Beyond ‘Tonight Show’ to ‘Nightly News,’ ‘Today,’ and Being the ‘New Carson Daly’

SNLMadonna and the Mayor were just two of the drop-ins on tonight’s “Saturday Night Live” hosted by SNL alum Jimmy Fallon. Paul McCartney, Barry Gibb and Chris Rock stopped by too. During “Weekend Update” there was a passing of the baton. When Fallon, a former “Weekend Update” anchor takes the reins at the “Tonight Show” next year, current “Update” anchor Seth Myers takes over his job at “Late Night.”

“I hosted ‘Late Night’ for five years and now the ‘Tonight Show,’ Fallon said during “Update.” “Five years after that I’ll host the ‘Nightly News,’ then, five years after that the ‘Today’ show. And five years after that I’m the new Carson Daly.”

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is leaving his job on New Year’s Eve talked about his future plans: “I’ll be fulfilling a lifelong dream of consuming a small soda on a smoke-free beach.” Bloomberg also joked that he’s applied to teach Spanish.

Earlier on “Update,” Myers joked about an upcoming New Year’s Eve special: “NBC announced this week that Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb will host a primetime special on the network called ‘A Toast to 2013,’ in which they recount their favorite stories from the past year. But, shh, it’s actually an intervention.”

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The Ticker: CNBC, FNC, MSNBC…

> CNBC announced the new schedule for Fast Money and Mad Money during the Olympics. From August 11-22, Fast Money will air 1-1:30pmET, and 1-2pmET on Fridays. Mad Money airs 1:30-2:00pmET (Monday-Thursday), and for a full hour at 11pmET.

> Madonna‘s brother, Christopher Ciccone is taking his tell-all book to FNC’s Hannity & Colmes tonight, in a cable exclusive. He was on ABC’s Good Morning America yesterday and today.

> FishbowlDC offers up a special video edition of Separated at Birth. Enjoy the vocal intonations of Barney Fife and MSNBC analyst Craig Crawford, last night on Verdict with Dan Abrams.