Bono speaks at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food...

Bono speaks at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security in Washington on May 18, 2012. The U2 frontman has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in Manhattan and will require surgery to repair it, according to a posting on the band's website Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite

In case you have not yet heard -- "you" being fans of U2, "Tonight," and these newly fashionable weeklong "residencies" that some major bands have been involved in -- U2's weeklong stint at "Tonight" has been postponed. Reason: Bono had a bike accident in Central Park, which will require surgery. 

That's big news, of course, but the wires haven't gone into much detail beyond the surgery requirement; apparently an injury to the arm. (Check back as I find out more.)

In a note signed Larry, Edge and Adam on their website, U2 posted this: 

"It looks like we will have to do our 'Tonight Show' residency another time -- we're one man down. Bono has injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park and requires some surgery to repair it. We're sure he'll make a full recovery soon, so we'll be back! Much thanks to Jimmy Fallon and everyone at the show for their understanding."

U2 -- which has apologized after some complained when "Songs of Innocence" was downloaded into hundreds of millions of iTunes accounts -- had helped Jimmy Fallon launch his "Tonight" tenure with a performance that has not been repeated on the show, and not likely to be: Perched on a small roof space high over New York City.

Residencies are suddenly in fashion: U2 was to hang around "Tonight" all of this week, while Metallica arrives at "Late Late Night with Craig Ferguson" this week to help close out the host's tenure. The Foofighters not only had a very successful week on "Late Show with David Letterman" but got a profoundly positive "60 Minutes" piece as well. 

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