Josh Lieb Named Producer of 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' & 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

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October 15th, 2013

Josh Lieb

via press release:

JOSH LIEB NAMED PRODUCER OF ‘LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON,’ ‘THE Tonight Show STARRING JIMMY FALLON’

Seven-Time Emmy Winner Served as Executive Producer on ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Oct. 15, 2013 — Josh Lieb has been named producer of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Lieb has won seven Emmy Awards as a writer and executive producer of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” He also won a Writers Guild Award for his work on the Comedy Central series, which he joined in 2006.

He also served as executive producer of the 2010 rally "The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" in Washington, D.C.

Prior to his time at “The Daily Show,” Lieb was a co-executive producer on “The Simpsons” and an executive producer on “NewsRadio.”

Lieb, a South Carolina native, is an accomplished author, penning the young adult novel “I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President.”

He also recently wrote and directed four comedic shorts for Matt Damon's clean water and sanitation charity, water.org.

From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” are executive produced by Lorne Michaels.

 
  • Cosmo Vittelli

    Good luck, Josh Lieb. Let’s keep Jimmy Fallon from face-planting at 11:35

  • Jim LaForte

    This is great news! I have a feeling that Joshua will be bringing some new stuff to late night. Way to go and good luck!

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