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ATLANTA -- Jimmy Fallon is bringing the "Tonight Show' back to its New York roots beginning Monday.

Fallon is becoming the sixth person to host the show in its 60 years. While he has some big shoes to fill, he told 11Alive's DeMarco Morgan that he's ready.

"I can't really describe it. It's starting to sink in now, but I never thought I would ever be doing this -- taking over the 'Tonight Show,'" said Fallon.

Fallon promised that fans of his "Late Night" show won't be disappointed.

"Our show is going to be kind of what it is now, just nicer sofas," Fallon said.

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Expect the sketches, impressions and, of course, songs that have made Fallon a late night staple.

Fallon said he wasn't worried about falling flat after taking over for Jay Leno.

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Fallon's first-show guests on Monday include Will Smith and U2. Other guests in his first week will be Jerry Seinfeld, Kristen Wiig and Tim McGraw.

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