November 28, 2023


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‘The Tonight Show’ brings back AD Miles as head writer

‘The Tonight Show’ brings back AD Miles as head writer

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” brings back a familiar writer to the team. AD Miles, a longtime collaborator of Fallon’s who was previously a head writer on the NBC late-night talk show, returns to the show, diverse He confirmed it.

Mason Steinberg, who was appointed to the role last year, is leaving.

Miles stepped down as head writer in 2017 to pursue acting, television narration, and film writing. By then, he had worked with Fallon for the past eight years, having met on NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” which aired between 2009 and 2014, before Fallon took over The Tonight Show. They have collaborated on over 1,500 episodes of late night television.

Miles has appeared in multiple segments on “The Tonight Show,” most notably as stepfather Gary on Fallon’s series “Ew!” Sketches featured celebrities such as Emma Stone, Taylor Swift and Drew Barrymore. He has also performed as a member of The Ragtime Gals on the talk show.

In addition to his work on The Tonight Show, Miles wrote for the Comedy Central series Dog Bites Man, in which he also starred, and for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, which Fallon hosted. On the acting side, he appeared in the 2001 film “Wet Hot American Summer,” the Netflix prequel series “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” and the follow-up series “Ten Years Later.” He also hosted series such as “Reno 911” and “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”

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(Pictured: Jimmy Fallon)