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Rock on TV Preview: Pearl Jam Celebrate on 'Fallon'

Also: Foo Fighters on 'Conan' and Tinie Tempah on 'Leno'

September 8, 2011 4:10 PM ET
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Pearl Jam will continue to celebrate their 20th anniversary tonight with the first of two appearances this week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Since the guys aren't promoting a new release, there's no telling what they might play. Though it seems safe to guess that they'll pull out at least one big classic hit, the odds are good that they'll dust off a deep cut or a cover song, possibly as a web exclusive.

Foo Fighters - Conan, TBS 11:00 p.m.

John Doe - Late Night with David Letterman, CBS 11:35 p.m

Tinie Tempah - Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC 11:35 p.m.

Pearl Jam - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, NBC 12:35 a.m.

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