Jimmy Fallon Cancels Tapings for the Week Because his Mother Passed Miss2Bees November 5, 2017 feature, Hip Hop Entertainment | Hip Hop TV, Film and Video Games, TV Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, passed Saturday, November 4th. The Tonight Show’s host mom’s reportedly died at NYU Langone Medical Center with her son and other family members surrounding her. The news comes shortly after Jimmy canceled Friday’s taping due to a family emergency. It’s safe to assume that we know what the emergency was. His mother was very ill. Taping of The Tonight Show has been canceled for the rest of the week. Feel better Jimbo!