Jimmy Fallon’s ‘That’s My Jam’ Pauses Production On Season 3

EXCLUSIVE: That’s My Jam, Jimmy Fallon’s music-themed game show, may take slightly longer to return to screens than previously planned.

The NBC show was set to start production on its third season imminently but Deadline understands that it has now been paused.

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The reason, we hear, is scheduling, largely as a result of the vast number of celebrities that are required to film each episode. For instance, each episode features two teams of two celebrities competing in a series of music, dance and trivia-based games and musical performances.

This has included the likes of Ariana Grande and Blake Shelton competing against Kelly Clarkson and John Legend and Kenan Thompson and Big Boi versus Kesha and Renée Elise Goldberry.

Given that the show films up to a dozen episode across a small number of days, this can be somewhat of a challenge.

The first season kicked off with a preview in November 2021 before its regular timeslot in January 2022 and the second season premiered in March 2023. There’s currently no date for season three.

The show has performed well for NBC; the season 2 premiere averaged 31% higher ratings than the first season’s average and it continued to outperform season 1 over its run.

It comes after the show entered the Emmy raceThat’s My Jam was nominated in the Outstanding Game Show category alongside ABC’s Jeopardy!, which ultimately won the award, Wheel Of Fortune and Family Feud as well as CBS’ The Price Is Right – the first time that game shows were upgraded to the primetime Emmys after having previously been part of the daytime Emmys.

That’s My Jam is produced by Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Fallon’s production company, Electric Hot Dog. Fallon, Jim Juvonen and Mike Yurchuk serve as executive producers with Yurchuk as showrunner.

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