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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jimmy’s big opening, and Joan’s big return [video]

First Published      Last Updated Feb 19 2014 09:46 am

Here's what's being talked about today in pop culture:

• Jimmy Fallon's first night hosting "The Tonight Show" went well, with an all-star sketch that brought out Robert De Niro, Rudy Giuliani, Tina Fey, Seth Rogen and rival Stephen Colbert — and Joan Rivers, ending a 27-year exile from "Tonight" that goes back to her acrimonious split from Johnny Carson. [The Huffington Post, The Hollywood Reporter]

• Members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot were detained in Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, and later released. [BBC]

• First images of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" are out, and the first teaser trailer comes out today — so the hype machine continues to roll for a title most nonfans couldn't care less about. [IndieWire]