It’s been over fifty years since Barbra Streisand appeared on a talk show, but the world’s most famous (and talk show-wary) singer will appear on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Monday, September 15th.
Why is she doing the Tonight Show? Follow the jump to find out.
BARBRA STREISAND TO APPEAR ON NBC’S ‘THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON’ MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
NEW YORK – September 11, 2014 – “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” welcomes Barbra Streisand on Monday, September 15 (11:35pm ET on NBC) for a night of talk, comedy and performance to celebrate the upcoming release of her new album “Partners.”
The visit will mark Streisand’s first U.S. late-night talk show guest appearance in over 50 years. Streisand will be the only featured guest on Monday’s show.
Streisand’s album “Partners” is set to be released by Columbia Records on September 16. The project features 12 new duets with world renowned male vocalists including Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Jason Gould, Josh Groban, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder and an one-of-a-kind virtual duet with Elvis Presley.
From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Josh Lieb. Gavin Purcell produces. “The Tonight Show” tapes before a live studio audience.