Gloria Fallon, mother of Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, dead at 68

Tapings for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon have been cancelled all this week following the death of the talk show host's mother.

Gloria Fallon died Saturday with family near her side at hospital in New York City

The mother of Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, Gloria Fallon, has died. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via Associated Press)

Tapings for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon have been cancelled all this week following the death of the talk show host's mother.

NBC said Sunday that repeat episodes will be shown from Monday to Friday.

A spokeswoman for Fallon said his mother, Gloria Fallon, died Saturday at a New York City hospital with her son and other family by her side. She was 68.

Fallon told The Associated Press through his spokeswoman that he lost his "biggest fan."

The Tonight Show had cancelled its episode Friday, following reports of a family matter.

Gloria Fallon had attended the taping of her son's first night hosting The Tonight Show in 2014. Jimmy Fallon has also featured his mom in the show's hashtag segment, #MomQuotes.