Several reveals are making a comeback after an extended pandemic break and NBCUniversal Upfront is one from the checklist as nicely. The present was held in individual for the primary time since 2019 and tv character Jimmy Fallon was one of many presenters who left a deep affect by it. In part of it, he may very well be seen joking about Will Smith associated present Bel-Air and the notorious slap controversy. The entire CNN+ debacle was additionally part of the sketch.
For the unversed, Bel Air is a modern-day reimagination of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air which featured Will Smith in a key function. The sitcom focuses on Will’s journey from West Philadelphia streets to Bel-Air. The present is an enormous hit and the primary season clicked off in March this 12 months.
According to a report by Variety, Jimmy Fallon began off the sketch on a excessive be aware as he made a joke on Peacock and stated, “There are roughly 6,000 people in this room right now, which means statistically speaking, six of you have signed up for Peacock.”
Speaking about standard reveals and the way Bel-Air clashed with Will Smith’s Oscars slap controversy, Jimmy Fallon stated, “I’m kidding, Peacock is incredibly successful. We have over 60 million users, ‘The Office,’ ‘Miami Vice’ and our newest hit repeat, ‘Yellowstone.’ How about the reboot of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’ Did we nail the timing of that or not?! Nailed it!”
Jimmy Fallon even went on to make a hilarious remark about CNN+ which was pulled off as he stated, “I’ll only be here for a minute or two, or as it is known in our industry, CNN+. Yes, CNN pulled off the impossible. They created a streaming service that made Quibi look good. But I’m not here to make fun of CNN+, because today’s presentation is only scheduled for a couple of hours now.”
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