Jimmy Fallon Auditions to Be Kelly Ripa’s New ‘Live’ Co-Host (Video)

Joe Otterson

Jimmy Fallon briefly made the jump from late-night to early-morning when he and Kelly Ripa pretended to be “Live” co-hosts on Wednesday’s “Tonight Show.”

“I’m not doing anything in the mornings, and we do have a little chemistry,” Fallon joked with Ripa, who has been working with a slew of guest co-hosts since Michael Strahan abruptly left the show in May.

The two then moved over to a mock morning show set, where they interviewed Roots drummer Questlove about his new book “Something to Food About,” which is an actual book, by the way.

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But since this was “The Tonight Show,” it couldn’t be a normal interview. Instead, Fallon, Ripa, and Questlove played a game of WordSneak, in which you have to get the other person to say a word you have written on a series of note cards.

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