Steve Martin, Martin Short, Seth Meyers and more added to 2011 Chicago TBS Just For Laughs fest
The 2011 TBS Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival has added some more names, and big names, too, as Martin Short will return to the festival this June, but with Steve Martin! Other additions include Seth Meyers, Ron White, Rodney Carrington.. [Read More]
Martha rounds up a couple of funny dudes - Conan O'Brien and Seth Meyers | Pop Candy
'Martha Stewart Presents: Men Who Make Us Laugh' features one of Conan's first sit-down interviews since his return to TV and Seth Meyers' trip to Martha's Bedford home.. [Read More]
Seth Meyers to Host White House Correspondent's Association Dinner
Weekend Update host Seth Meyers has been chosen to host the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner, a yearly even where a comedian gets up in front of the president and the Washington press corps and roasts the president with varying degrees of harshness. [Read More]
SNL cast and Lorne Michaels to appear on Larry King Live Friday
This week's host Amy Poehler, cast members Seth Meyers, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg and head honcho Lorne Michaels will all appear on Larry King Live on Friday. The show airs at 9ET/6PT on CNN. [Read More]
New Yorker Festival Announces Lineup - Paul Reubens, Steve Carell, Seth Meyers, more | NY Times
Today’s secret words are alter ego: Paul Reubens, the artist known forever in our hearts as Pee-wee Herman, will make a rare out-of-character appearance as himself for a public interview as part of the 11th annual New Yorker Festival in October.. [Read More]
Get Famous Friday 2010 - Lorne Michaels Vets Chicago
ust about once a year, Saturday Night Live comes to see what players or writers Chicago has to offer and this week was the week! This year he had Chicago Improv vets Seth Meyers and recent hire Pat O'Brien in tow. I wouldn't regularly write it up as it's an annual event, but this year it was the second year that there was no improvisation... the performers were asked to do a 5 minute piece demonstrating a few characters (very similar to what the standard "callback" auditions have been for severa... [Read More]
The Ball’s in His Court - Seth Meyers of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Preps for the ESPYs | NY Times
Mr. Meyers spoke recently to ArtsBeat about his ESPYs job, the intersection of sports and comedy on “Saturday Night Live,” and why Tiger Woods is like Senator John F. Kerry. [Read More]
Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers talk SNL (audio interview) | The New Yorker
On Tuesday, March 2, at the W Hotel in Union Square, the Newhouse School hosted a conversation between Ken Auletta, Lorne Michaels, and Seth Meyers. Michaels, the creator and executive producer of Saturday Night Live, and Meyers, the head writer (and anchor for “Weekend Update”), talked about the weekly grind of putting on one of America’s funniest television shows. [Read More]
Seth Meyers' Sunday Routine - Mostly, It's About Recovering From SNL | NY Times
Seth Meyers, 35, is in his ninth season on "Saturday Night Live," his fourth as head writer as well as the snide anchor of Weekend Update, the irreverent, unrepentant mock news report. The co-writer of Tina Fey's spot-on impersonations of Sarah Palin, he has twice been nominated for an Emmy Award for comedy writing. He lives alone in the West Village. A very single guy: no pets, no plants, no window treatments. [Read More]
MTV Expands Comedy Footprint | Broadcasting & Cable
MTV pulled back the curtain on its current development slate, a lineup with a heavy focus on comedy programming. Among the shows in development are The Awesomes, from Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, head writer Seth Meyers and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon executive producer and SNL veteran Michael Shoemaker. [Read More]