Melissa McCarthy hosted Saturday Night Live, with the ending of an era
Melissa McCarthy is a fun Saturday Night Live host. One of many reasons being that no matter what situation she finds herself in, she’s completely committed to it, whether that be stringing her up on stage wires so she can fight in mid air, take a dive through a glass window, or get physical w... [Read More]
Howard Stern’s 60th Birthday Bash yielded many gifts, most precious of all? Perhaps this David Letterman interview
For his 60th birthday party, the King of Morning Radio held court for four hours Friday night in Midtown Manhattan, presiding over an entertainment feast that included the Clown Princes and Princesses of Late-Night TV and many other jesters and entertainers who came to pay tribute to Howard Stern. T... [Read More]
Seth Meyers's Best 'SNL' Sketches
by Megh Wright Considering he's anchored Weekend Update since 2006, it's easy to forget that Seth Meyers was once a regular SNL cast member who served as the perfect sketch complement to Jimmy Fallon and Amy Poehler and the show's go-to slightly nerdy, slightly jocky college sports dude. During his ... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Proves His Joke Recovery Skills in This Weekend Update Blooper Compilation
by Megh Wright Late night hosts tend to hold their posts for many years, so flubbed jokes and timing mistakes are an inevitability. But having anchored Weekend Update for a record-breaking 8 seasons on SNL, Seth Meyers has a unique amount of experience knowing how to bounce back from these awkward ... [Read More]
NBC’s Late Night pickle gets passed on, from David Letterman, to Conan O’Brien, to Jimmy Fallon, and now to Seth Meyers
If you think the Late Night franchise at NBC is in a pickle, well, you're half right. There is a pickle involved. But this is a different sort of dill, er, I mean, deal. On Tuesday night, Jimmy Fallon passed the pickle onto Seth Meyers -- the same one he'd received Conan O'Brien, who had it handed d... [Read More]
Bill Hader, Will Forte, Cecily Strong, and Bobby Moynihan Reminisce About Seth Meyers's 'SNL' Stint
by Megh Wright "When I did the very last Stefon, he gave me a hug -– and we’re hugging when it ends and you can see we’re kind of talking to each other. What he was saying to me was, 'Thanks for letting me be a part of that.' That’s Seth Meyers. He could easily be, 'I’m... [Read More]
Seth Meyers takes the ‘Late Night’ pickle from Jimmy Fallon
Leave it to David Letterman to start a ridiculous late night television tradition that’s equal parts f*cking with you as it is congratulating you. Case in point the “Late Night” passing of the pickle. The story goes that Letterman, who started the Late Night show passed along a gia... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon Passes the 'Late Night' Pickle to Seth Meyers
by Megh Wright With only a few days until Seth Meyers's final SNL episode and under a month until his first night as Late Night host, he had a chat with Jimmy Fallon about the transition and how he plans to master the art of the late night interview, plus Fallon passed on to Meyers the traditional ... [Read More]
Late-night TV talk show hosts converging on SXSW in March 2014
If you think there's a lot going on in late-night TV talk in 2014, just wait until you see the humorous convergence taking place the second weekend of March in Austin, Texas. SXSW already announced that Jimmy Kimmel Live will broadcast five shows from the interactive, film and music festival on the ... [Read More]
Seth Meyers, Portlandia, Pete Holmes, and Jeffrey Tambor to lead comedy panels at SXSW
Every March, people from all over travel down to Austin, TX for the South By Southwest (SXSW) festival for the best in music, interactive/tech, comedy and film. SXSW’s comedy programmers have just announced their plans for the comedy panels they’re planning on hosting during the week of ... [Read More]