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Video: Jimmy Fallon Spoofs 'Downton Abbey', Taps Brooke Shields as Earl's Wife

April 13, 2012 (6:30 am) GMT
Fallon plays the Earl of Downtown Sixbey, who has to appoint a new heir to his show's studio after the original heir, Carson Daly, gets involved in an accident.

has delivered his take on Emmy-winning series "" and played it on "". Titled "Downtown Sixbey", the spoof captures the intrigue of the Emmy-winning series which is re-imagined as the inner workings of a late night talk show, which is set on Studio 6B.

Fallon plays the Earl of Downtown Sixbey, who is hosting the talk show. In the writing room, the staffers are struggling to create fresh jokes as they are running out of idea to poke fun at the Kardashians. Trying to get a place among the team, one servant proposes a joke about 's buttocks.

Meanwhile, the Earl of Downtown Sixbey is hosting a dinner to welcome a foreigner. He introduces his wife Lady Nora who is portrayed by , and his three daughters. appears in the scene to play the least charming daughter, Lady Hedith.

The Earl gets a big problem when he receives a message saying that the current heir to Downton Sixbey, Carson Daly, gets into an accident with . He then appoints a new heir, and lands his choice on his own nephew played by Questlove.



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