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an active day tomorrow. >> mainly in the afternoon is the best chance of some strong storms moving through the area. also very hot and humid. it will feel like 95 to 100. >> we'll see you tomorrow. thanks for joining us. >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- gal gadot. barry manilow. and featuring the legendary
roots crew. >> questlove: 681 west virgina. >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] jimmy: oh hi -- oh my goodness! thank you so much. welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, to "the tonight show." this is it baby! [ cheers and applause ] you're here, you made it! well, here's what people are talking about everybody,
president trump is still on his big trip overseas, and so that he actually took over an entire hotel in jerusalem. [ laughter ] mary and joseph were like "seriously, you make room for that guy? " [ laughter and applause ] i mean, we -- came all the way from bethlehem. [ applause ] today, trump left israel and headed for rome, the third stop on his trip. you can tell trump's tired because when his staff told him, the next stop was rome, he's said, "please tell me that's scooby-doo talk for home." [ laughter ] rome, rome? >> steve: zoinks, scooby. >> jimmy: this is pretty big. tomorrow trump will visit with the pope. trump said he's really excited, because he's always wanted to meet jude law. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: that's not -- >> jimmy: while he's in italy, trump will meet with the pope and the italian president. believe it or not, he said he's more looking forward to the food. he even released a video to show off his knowledge about pasta. take a look at this. >> this is donald j. trump. i know so much about italy, more than anyone. and i've eaten all types of
their pasta. for instance, i've had gnocchi. [ light laughter ] bachelorette. turtle martini. papa john's deli. pini. and my personal favorite, macarena. [ applause ] >> jimmy: i don't know, i think his pronunciation is off a a little bit. >> steve: i think he's off on those. i think it's penne. i don't think its pini. >> jimmy: i think it is. [ light laughter ] >> steve: you think it is? >> jimmy: mm-hmm. meanwhile, trump just released his new budget proposal. and bernie sanders says his cuts to medicaid are just cruel. yeah, but bernie will get his medicine the same way he has always, finding an old pill in his suit pocket. [ laughter and applause ] yesterday, education secretary betsy devos said that people who oppose school choice are flat earthers. [ light laughter ] she was like, "which is ridiculous, because everyone knows the earth is a cube." [ laughter and applause ] pini. guys, last night was the season
premiere of the "bachelorette." did you see it? [ cheers ] i love that show. i love you guys saw it, but one of the guys actually lists his job as tickle monster. [ light laughter ] last night we finally got to meet him. take a look at this, guys. >> can i have you open your hands and hold 'em out like this? >> okay. >> hold them a little further. and then can i ask you to close your eyes for just a second? >> oh no, i'm scared. [ laughter ] >> i wanted to make sure you -- you had at least one good laugh tonight. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: she was like, now -- now hold your hands out and watch me not put a rose in it. [ laughter and applause ] tickle guy -- tickle monster? >> steve: god. >> jimmy: well -- it's so many interesting characters last night. it was legendary. [ light laughter ] it's insane. we showed this guy last week on our show, his name is lucas, but he also goes by the name wa-boom. [ laughter ] well, you'll see why. he likes to yell "wa-boom." yeah, i got the t-shirt with his -- >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: like, a cartoon of him as -- anyways, check him out last night. you'll see.
>> if you want a glimpse of it? i can give it to you now. waaa-booom. waaaaaa-boooom. so a, 10, five, eight, or 11? >> 11. >> 11? all right, ready? waaaaa -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i love it. i love it! [ applause ] he seems pretty crazy, but i'm sure things calmed down during the rose ceremony. >> lucas. ♪ >> waaaaa-boom. >> steve: come on. >> jimmy: oh, my goodness. yeah, no it is real. [ light laughter ] that is -- that really happened. >> steve: oh, my gosh.
>> jimmy: at one point another contestant, named blake e. confronted lucas about all of his wa-boom's. if you missed it, don't worry because here to reenact that scene with actual lines from the show -- [ cheers ] are the roots' own, tariq and questlove! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> questlove: thanks, jimmy. tonight, i will be playing blake e., a 31-year-old aspiring drummer from marina del rey, california, who's questioning lucas' motives. >> tariq: and i will be playing lucas. 30-year-old from woodside, california who lists his profession as wa-boom. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: great, whenever you are ready. ♪ [ light laughter ] >> questlove: you're really here to try to find love with rachel? >> tariq: i mean what are you here for bro, are you really here to find love with rachel? >> questlove: i mean, i'm here for the potential to find love with rachel.
>> tariq: yeah, right, but, that's a canned answer. >> questlove: well, at least i'm not wearing my catch phrase on a shirt. [ laughter ] >> tariq: dude, are you -- are you challenging my wa-boom? everyone has a little wa-boom in 'em. >> questlove: i have no wa-boom in me. [ laughter ] >> tariq: yes, you do. come on, man, try it. waaaaa-booom! [ laughter and applause ] >> questlove: no thanks! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that is what i'm talking about everybody. they were great. questlove and tariq everyone. thank you, guys. that's more than enough. enough. thank you very much. more than enough. >> steve: wa-boom. >> jimmy: oh, wa-boom, i love it. finally guys, a new report, found that legal marijuana brought in more money last year than girl scout cookies did. [ cheers ]
so to be fair, girl scouts cookies wouldn't have made as much money if it weren't for marijuana. so i mean -- [ cheers and applause ] we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots once again! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: guys, we've got a a great show tonight. from the big new summer movie, "wonder woman" wonder woman herself, gal gadot is here, ladies and gentlemen. [ cheers and applause ] yeah, how 'bout that. gal and i are going head to head in a game of "box of lies." >> steve: oh. [ audience ohs ] >> jimmy: oh, yeah, we'll see yeah. plus, we're so psyched to have him here tonight, a legend, the one and only, barry manilow is on the show. [ cheers and applause ]
"this is my town." songs of new york -- he's a a brooklyn boy. so, it's great to have him here. can't wait to talk to him. he's the best. guys, it's time to take a look at the stories making headlines today and weigh the good with the bad. it's time for "pros and cons," here we go. ♪ ♪ pros and cons and pros and cons and pros ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: tonight, we'll be taking a look at the "pros and cons" of the new season of "the bachelorette." [ cheers ] season 13 kicked off last night, with a whole new cast of crazy suitors looking for love. so, let's take a look at the pros and cons of the new season of "the bachelorette." here we go. pro, every week someone else gets sent home. [ light laughter ] con? just like the trump administration. well there you go -- [ applause ] >> steve: you never know. wa-boom. >> jimmy: wa-boom. [ laughter ] >> steve: wall-boom! >> jimmy: wall-boom? >> steve: yeah, that's what he said, before he fired somebody. >> jimmy: you're terminated. wall-boom. >> steve: wall-boom. go in your room.
>> jimmy: this is a pro, living happily ever after. con, until you're contractually obligated to have a public break-up. well, that seems reasonable. [ applause ] those are the rules. those are the rules. pro, saying "will you accept this rose?" con, meaning "you're crazy, but the producer said you make good tv, so your safe another week, you nut job." [ applause ] pro, having to choose between 28 great guys. con, as well as an aspiring drummer, a tickle monster, and this guy. >> i don't want to come across as the guy that talks about his penis, but how many women have told me about the amazingness of my penis. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: what-boom. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: pro, giving roses to contestants named iggy and diggy. con, having to eliminate huey, dewey, and louie. oh, well they'll be -- they'll be fine. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: they'll be better off. their uncle's super rich. >> jimmy: pro, one of the contestants brought a doll made to look like him. [ audience oohs ]
con, or like the host of "the tonight show." hey, wait a second. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: there you go, emo hair. >> jimmy: i don't look like that. [ laughter ] >> steve: come on. >> jimmy: finally, pro, watching 31 guys compete for one common goal. con, becoming the next bachelor. there you go everybody. that's your pros and cons. we'll be right back with gal gadot everybody, come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i'm going to take they sky jet. ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you know our first guest from such movies as "fast and furious" and "batman v superman." now you can see her in the big new summer blockbuster film "wonder woman," which is in theaters and imax 3-d on june 2nd. ladies and gentleman, here she is, gal gadot. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: thanks for being here. i didn't know if we were bowing, hugging, hive-fiving, or doing both. >> everything.
>> jimmy: now before we play box of lies, i want to get in your head a little bit. i want to get to know you better. i want to see if you're lying about anything or how well you are at lying. >> all right. >> jimmy: i don't know much about you. >> okay. >> jimmy: i know of you. >> okay. >> jimmy: you are wonder woman. yes. >> seems to be. >> jimmy: this is a big -- this is a big deal. >> you know it's this, i wake up every morning and telling myself -- no. i was lucky enough to land the role of "wonder woman." yes. >> jimmy: did you -- has it sunken in yet? because -- i mean there's a a giant billboard in times square that's bigger -- of you. >> i know. i went there last night. >> jimmy: did you really? >> we just got here last night. we went straight to times square and it was just surreal. >> jimmy: you looked at it? >> you could not take it in. it's like me. i'm from israel from this small city and all of a sudden i'm all over times square. it's just -- it's insane. >> jimmy: because i was reading and i think that the story i heard is that you were almost considering giving up acting before. >> true. yeah. yeah, i had so -- this profession, the rejection. oh, dude, it's tough. >> jimmy: it's a tough business. >> so it's just tough. you know.
[ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. yes. have you guys seen my movie? yeah. [ laughter ] thank you for rubbing it in. >> you did well. you did pretty well. >> jimmy: yeah, i ended up okay. >> no, but i had so many almost and another camera test and it was almost mine and another role and another role and i was like telling my husband, i'm not sure how long i can take it. dragging my family to los angeles. >> jimmy: yep. >> doing this -- on the same trip we were in los angeles, i got a phone call from zach snyder who wanted to audition me for this secret role. >> jimmy: secret role. >> i was like, okay, sure. you know, i'll do that. >> jimmy: what does that mean? do you even have lines? how do you audition for a a secret role? >> you have lines. you have lines. you get the lines. >> jimmy: from the lines did you know what it was? >> you have lines, but you have no idea what the story is about. who's the character. nothing. >> jimmy: well, what are you saying? what are the lines that you're saying? like, get down? [ laughter ] >> would you like me to say get down, jimmy? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no. i know. what do you do? >> i can say it, if you like. i can say it. get down. get down. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no, that's it? i didn't think about that. that was great. [ laughter ] you got the part! but did you know if you're
supposed to be an american or -- >> oh, i did not know anything. honestly, i just got the sides. did the audition. zach is a wonderful man. we sets -- i did the audition. it went great. went back to israel to shoot an israeli movie and i didn't know if i want to -- wanted to continue acting afterwards. anyway, i'm in israel, i get a a phone call. they tell me that they wanted to do a camera test. i'm like, again. camera test. again another, almost almost. >> jimmy: right. so you're ready to -- >> and then like, okay. whatever. what am i being tested for? what's the part? and then my agent goes, they didn't tell you? i'm like, no. so no one knows what am i -- >> jimmy: yeah, what am i gonna be? am i -- >> what's the big deal? >> jimmy: what am i? yeah, who am i? yeah. >> so anyways, zach calls me two days later. and he's like, i don't know if you have this character in israel. if she's big or not but did you ever hear about "wonder woman?" i was like -- [ laughter ] wonder woman, yeah, yeah. okay. i'll be there. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: did you talk to anybody about this? when you got it? >> when i got the part? >> jimmy: yeah. >> i was sitting in an airplane. i just landed.
i was by myself, i just landed in los angeles. open my phone, 20 missed phone calls from my agent. i'm like calling back. >> jimmy: it's good news. >> i forgot about that. i've been waiting for six weeks. i already think that the part is not mine. [ bleep ] [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: now -- [ laughter ] you almost didn't get the part. [ laughter ] >> and then i was sitting, this entire flight, it's a long flight. 15 hours from tel aviv to los angeles. >> jimmy: sure. >> i was sitting next to this professor. he tried -- tried, really hard to teach me about the quantum theory. [ light laughter ] super interesting though very complicated. >> jimmy: he what? he wanted to talk about quantum physics?
>> the entire flight we were talking about quantum physics. >> jimmy: are you -- that sounds like the worst thing i could ever think of. >> really good professor, it was actually pretty interesting. >> jimmy: oh, i would put headphones on. i would go, i am so sorry. quantum physics. >> and then we landed, i open the phone. missed call, call my agent. the part is yours. you're wonder woman, but you can't say anything to anyone. and i go, oh my god, oh my god! oh my god! and this guy is next to me and everyone are looking at me like it was a lot louder. i sounded -- it was yeah! [ laughter ] it was ah! was like masculine voice. i am so sorry. i am so excited to be here but i've been talking non-st >> jimmy: no, that's why it's a a talk show. i want you to talk. >> okay, i talk. [ light laughter ] good evening, everyone. >> jimmy: you just can't say the f-word. that's all. everything else. [ laughter ] talk about anything. you just can't --t do. >> and then -- and then he was like, what's going on? because we became friends, right? >> jimmy: of course. >> so i hope you're watching professor quantum physics. [ laughter ]
that's what happened. i couldn't say anything. >> jimmy: you couldn't -- so he probably you're just excited about learning so much about quantum physics. >> exactly. >> jimmy: oh my god! oh my god! thank you for telling me this theory. >> no black holes. >> jimmy: if you are watching, yes. that's what happened. you were sitting next to wonder woman the whole time. [ cheering and applause ] that's a great story. >> thank you so much. >> jimmy: and, you have two -- you have two children, right? you have a five-year-old. and what is the -- how old is the baby? >> two months. >> jimmy: so the baby -- the baby was -- >> she's so small. >> jimmy: the baby was actually in "wonder woman." >> she was. >> jimmy: right, because -- >> we did some addition photography. yeah, she was in my belly. >> jimmy: how did they -- how did they -- how did they get around shooting that? >> that was -- that was really funny. they did everything in close ups and some of it was, you know, wide shots and they cut this huge triangle. green kermit triangle. >> jimmy: kermit the frog? >> exactly. so you see me do whatever i am being super tough and everything. and then i go to check play back. and you see it's starts like
super close and then it opens up. and then you see me super serious but with a belly. [ laughter ] it was very amusing. >> jimmy: i hope there's a a picture of that somewhere. patty jenkins, the director? >> patty jenkins. >> jimmy: who did "monster" and also did "the killing," which i loved. [ cheers and applause ] very talented. >> very. >> jimmy: this is more of an origin story for "wonder woman," right? >> it is. >> jimmy: so, i want to show a a clip. here is gal gadot in "wonder woman." take a look at this. ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] >> stay here, i'll go ahead. ♪ ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. i am here with gal gadot. [ cheers and applause ] her new movie, "wonder woman" is in theaters and imax 3d on june 2nd. gal and i are about to face off in a game of "box of lies." [ cheers ] here's how it works. upstage are a bunch of boxes containing objects neither of us have seen before. taking turns, we're going to select a box, open it on our side of the table, out of view of the other person. you remove the object from the box, show it to our great audience here. and then look at your opponent and tell them what's in your box. [ light laughter ] they have to guess if you are lying or telling the truth. we'll play three rounds. gal, why don't you pick the first box? >> oh thank you, how gentleman of you. >> jimmy: yeah. >> any idea?
[ shouting ] >> jimmy: i will get it for you. [ inaudible ] >> thank you. >> jimmy: it feels very light. >> hmm. >> jimmy: that's a hint. >> oh my gosh, this is awesome. >> jimmy: hmm? [ laughter ] yes? >> you know -- >> jimmy: what is in your box? what was in your box? >> what i'm hiding -- >> jimmy: yes. >> in my box. [ laughter ] it moves. you can hear the sound of the movement. can you hear it? >> jimmy: no. >> the squeak. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: squeak? >> like, it sounds like a a squeak. i don't know if it's a squeak. like it's an [ squeak ]. nevermind. it's -- >> jimmy: what? what? >> it -- >> jimmy: sounds like a squeak. you are lying. >> it moves. it moves. >> jimmy: it moves. yeah, yeah. okay, that one -- that's the truth. >> it's from -- made out of plastic, it's an animal.
it is an elephant made out of plastic. and it's thing -- trunk. trunk? [ light laughter ] moves. >> jimmy: yes, true. >> yeah. >> jimmy: alright, so it's a a plastic, elephant with a a moving trunk. >> uh-huh. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't see why you would be lying about that. i think you are telling the truth! >> you are so wrong! >> jimmy: what? [ cheers and applause ] you are the -- oh my god! [ laughter and applause ] >> i told you i'd do better than him. >> jimmy: dumb. get this thing out of here. [ laughter ] all right, which number? [ shouting ] here we go, two. i can't believe you got me with that. >> acting as if it's very heavy. >> jimmy: oh, i don't know, is it? >> which seems to be really light. [ laughter ]
hmm. [ laughter ] you don't know if you should lie about it since it's such a a good thing. >> jimmy: yeah. >> or you should just go for it, right? okay. >> jimmy: it's a cabbage patch doll head. >> what is that? >> jimmy: you don't have that in israel? >> a cabbage what? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: cabbage patch doll? cabbage patch doll. >> what is that? >> jimmy: cabbage patch kids? it's like a famous doll. you have dolls? did you have dolls growing up? >> yeah, we have dolls in israel. just not -- >> jimmy: al lright, well this is a doll head of a very famous toy here in america. >> oh, the sweet cute little -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> girly -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: but, this has cheerios glued to its head and it's made to look like an afro. [ light laughter ] >> you are lying. [ cheering and applause ]
>> jimmy: i've never lost, this is embarrassing. all right, well what number for you? [ shouting ] >> seven. >> jimmy: seven. i am being very nice and gentlemanly. >> it's not heavy at all. you're playing an act -- >> jimmy: no, i'm very, i know, but i'm just -- i'm just i don't like losing. >> oh wow. [ laughter ] i don't even know how to describe this. >> jimmy: right now -- right now what's going through your head? you're thinking of lying, you're thinking of telling the truth. it's a very mixed bag right now. you are going through a lot of emotions and i feel that. >> it's a foot. >> jimmy: food? [ laughter ] like foot or food. foot? you said "foot." so that's an -- [ light laughter ] is it a food that you eat food? or -- or foot with toes? oh foot, it's a foot.
yeah. it's a foot. but i mean -- you are charming me now. so this is -- this is all part of the thing. [ laughter ] oh, this is a good lie. you just totally gave it up. because now you're being really charming. >> with um -- >> jimmy: this is a foot. >> with like -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what is it now? what is it now? >> like small little people skiing off the foot. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: sorry, this is a a foot -- it's a foot with small little people skiing off the foot. [ laughter ] you're a really good actor. all right, gosh, i don't know if you are lying or telling the truth. foot? [ laughter ] people skiing off the foot? [ laughter ] i think you lie! >> i tell the truth!
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i lost! you are good. congratulations. you are the winner! now, as the winner -- ♪ [ cheers and applause ] gal, as the winner -- >> yes. >> jimmy: of this, we have a a special prize for you. >> yay! >> jimmy: our writer, seth herzog, is going to come out and do a tribute to you. by doing an interpretive dance of the original "wonder woman" theme song. [ light laughter ] >> that would be amazing! >> jimmy: so here he is. give it up for seth herzog. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪
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debuted last month at number one on the billboard top album charts. say hello to barry manilow! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you for being here. >> thank you! >> jimmy: thank you for coming on the show. i'm so excited that you're here. i'm a big fan and i figured i want to do this interview behind a piano. >> great. wait, can you play? >> jimmy: no. well, i mean can do like -- >> i got to loosen up for later. ♪ >> jimmy: oh yeah. ♪ ♪ >> thank you very much. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the audition right there. that was the audirstord you play when you sit down at a a piano? ♪ just in general. when you sit down behind the piano. ♪ >> i don't know. 9th give me a minor 9th and i'm a a happy man. >> jimmy: really? that's such a musician thing. [ laughter ] i have a lot of questions about you. i want -- i want to ask a lot
of -- i'm fascinated that you wrote so many good jingles.f pe that you did this. did you guys know this about barry manilow? >> ancient history. yes. >> jimmy: but i mean, some of the greatest jingles ever. this is during your -- like -- >> before i became a super [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you took the words right out of my mouth. [ laughter ] >> that's what i did to make a a living. and some of them actually keep playing. which nobody expected, because when you write a jingle they play for a month and then they stop. >> jimmy: yeah. >> but there are a few of them that i remember -- maybe other people had some, but i didn't expect it to last, what is it? this one here. ♪ ♪ whenever you're driving and wherever you're bound, like a ♪ ♪ good neighbor state farm is there ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i mean that's like -- >> 40 years old and i got -- i got $500 for that one. [ light laughter ] i mean it. >> jimmy: that's it? >> yeah, when you write them,
they buy you out. 'cause they don't expect for it to last more than a month. but if you're on the spot like the girl singing it. >> jimmy: yeah. >> she's on her third rolls royce by now. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: exactly, yeah. exactly yeah. >> that was one state farm one. and then this one. ♪ i am stuck on a band-aid and a band-aid's stuck on me ♪ ♪ i am stuck on a band-aid ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> lynn and bert stein would be so proud. >> jimmy: i love it! but, i mean, you started doing that and then you end up as this guy. [ cheers and applause ] this is my actual -- this is my actual barry manilow greatest hits picture disc that i listen to all the time. >> come on, jimmy. >> jimmy: i know, but i have to show it to you because i'm really proud of it. i love you. i was -- have you ever done -- do you have to do karaoke? have you ever done? >> i've never been to a karaoke bar. >> jimmy: really? >> i know. i guess that you're the second person that did, really. i guess people do a lot of karaoke singing and i just -- i've never been there. >> jimmy: i think you'd be
great at it. >> yeah! [ laughter ] if you can get in my key. >> jimmy: i do you at -- well i mean it's not -- karaoke. [ laughter ] >> right. >> jimmy: thanks. but i go to karaoke -- >> what do you sing? like -- >> jimmy: "weekend in new england." >> do you really? ♪ go ahead. ♪ when will our eyes meet when will i touch you ♪ >> jimmy: i'm freaking out right now. ♪ when will this moment end ♪ ♪ ♪ and when will i hold you again ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: not bad? heart and soul. >> so much better. >> jimmy: i was dating my now wife. she was my girlfriend at the time. i was meeting her brother and his wife and we went out to karaoke. and i got a private room.
it was a glass table, we had some beers on it and sake. and that was my song and i thought it would be funny if i stood up and i was -- ♪ when will i you know, and do the thing. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and i knocked the glass table over. >> oh yes. >> jimmy: and i'm talking like a thousand pieces of -- tiny pieces of broken glass, shattered. the managers came in the room and i was like, and i just heard someone say, is anyone bleeding? which is not good. [ light laughter ] >> i hope it was on the key change. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no, it was perfect. it was like -- it was at the crescendo. but anyways, the good news is we got married. so, yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> excellent. excellent. ♪ >> jimmy: i mean "mandy." "mandy" is a lot of people's go to karaoke song. >> do they sing it? do they hit the high up the air? >> jimmy: no, because they forget about the how high you go. ♪ ♪ oh mandy well you came and you gave without taking ♪ ♪ but i sent you away oh mandy ♪ >> sing with me. ♪ and you kissed me and stopped me from shaking
and i need you ♪ ♪ today ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> great, great! >> jimmy: that was great! >> that was great. >> jimmy: i want you to -- "daybreak" is one of my jams. ♪ ♪ ♪ cause it's daybreak but you don't understand 'cause it's daybreak ain't know time to grieve ♪ ♪ cause it's daybreak if you'd only believe and let it shine shine shine ♪ ♪ all around the world ♪ >> jimmy: so good, i am so excited about this. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i want to hear -- so you -- you must have -- i want to hear, maybe like, do you have a -- do you have -- i want to hear like, do you have a sinatra story? >> yeah, i've told this before, but you know, when i was getting killed by critics like everybody does in the
beginning. and out of the blue he said -- he talked about me in an interview and he said he's next. at first i thought, like it's gonna a hearse like i'm dead or something. >> jimmy: he's next. >> yeah, no, but he meant that, you know -- i was the next one. very, very important to me during those years. yeah, that was great. >> jimmy: and then i want to hear the story about bob dylan. you met him at a seder? at passover. >> yeah. at a seder. >> jimmy: i want to hear about this. >> i remember this because he came over to me and he hugged me and he said keep doing what you are doing, man. i mean, maybe he was stoned. or maybe i was stoned. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: maybe i was stoned. somebody was on drugs. [ laughter ] >> but i remember that he said that and again, it was really very, very encouraging in the early days. >> jimmy: i mean, because, gosh. you really knocked it out of the park. i mean, i want to say, over -- you had 12 number ones. not just 12 hit songs. number one.
>> i know, isn't it fantastic? >> jimmy: yes. >> thanks jimmy. [ cheers and applause ] really. >> jimmy: you're just so talented. >> so good. ♪ ♪ we can all do this. ♪ ♪ i write the song that make the whole world sing i like the songs that make you sing ♪ ♪ i write the songs that make the young girls cry i write the songs ♪ ♪ i write the song [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i mean come on! this is insane. we're so freaking out that you're here. you were just geeking out like, "dude, the man is here!" let's talk about this. finally, you're doing an album inspired by new york. i guess, a lot of your albums and songs were, because you're a new yorker. you're a brooklyn boy. >> i'm a new yorker. yeah. >> jimmy: absolutely. >> and when you're born and raised in new york, it doesn't matter where you live after that. you're always a new yorker. i talk fast.
i walk fast. i think fast. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: absolutely. tonight you're doing "this is my town?" >> the title song. yes. bruce and i are very happy with the song that we wrote. it's called "this is my town." >> jimmy: you guys, our thanks to the great barry manilow. he's performing after the break! stick around everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ what's going on here? um...i'm babysitting. that'll be $50 bucks. you said $30. yeah, well it was $30 before my fees, like the pizza-ordering fee and the dog-sitting fee... and the rummage through your closet fee. who is she, verizon? are those my heels? yeah! yeah, we're the same size...in shoes. with t-mobile taxes and fees are already included, so you get four lines of unlimited for just $40 bucks each. the price we say is the price you pay.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: he is one of the best! performing his new song, "this is my town" with a little help from the roots. once again, barry manilow! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ this is my town this fabulous city this inspirational town ♪ ♪ this is my town where gritty is pretty this just sensational town ♪
♪ new york all that i dreamed i'd be everything i call me really is n-y-c ♪ ♪ this is my town this talented city this big, tall towering town ♪ ♪ this is my town where waiters are witty this great empowering town ♪ ♪ the skyline here is unmistakable and the spirit is unbreakable ♪ ♪ this is new york this is my town ♪
♪ don't mess with me and my town ♪ ♪ new york you've always seen me through no other place but you knows me the way you do ♪ ♪ this is my town this fast-walkin' city this loud but lyrical town ♪ ♪ this is my town this fast-talkin' city this man-made miracle town ♪ ♪ here are the brightest and the cleverest here's the summit this is everest ♪ ♪ this is the place this was my start
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