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'Tonight Show' Taping Cancelled After Unexpected Death

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Gloria Fallon, the mother of The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, passed away this weekend in hospital at the age of 68.

The Tonight Show will not air for the week of November 6-10, and repeat episodes will fill the time slot.

"On behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss. Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon's love, kindness and support," the network told the outlet in a statement.

This sad new comes after Fallon cancelled Friday's taping of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon because of a "private Fallon family matter."

The 43-year-old talk show host, went to visit his mother, Gloria, when she was sick in hospital.

“Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday,” A Fallon family spokesperson told PEOPLE in a statement. “Jimmy was at his mother’s bedside, along with her loved ones, when she passed away at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time.”

Fallon told PEOPLE in a statement, “Today I lost my biggest fan.”

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