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]
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]
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]
Ellen Degeneres Gives Seth Meyers a Celebrity Interview Crash Course
by Megh Wright Seth Meyers paid Ellen Degeneres a visit a month ahead of his first Late Night episode, and the two-time Oscars host decided to test Meyers's celebrity communication skills with a few spitfire mock interviews. I'm sure Seth can't wait to ask Kim Kardashian all those questions when he... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Will Leave 'SNL' Following February 1st Super Bowl Episode
by Megh Wright At a TCA panel over the weekend, Seth Meyers announced that his last SNL episode will be Melissa McCarthy's Super Bowl weekend episode on February 1st. "It's heartbreaking, but I'm really happy I came back and did this first half of the year," he told reporters. "There was talks when ... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin and Andrew Law Joining 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' Writing Staff
by Megh Wright In the wake of SNL's recent hiring of LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones as writers, Late Night with Seth Meyers has also added a black female writer to its staff with Amber Ruffin, the Chicago Tribune reports. Ruffin has appeared on Key and Peele, is a graduate of iO and Second City, f... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Gives a Backstage Tour in This 'Late Night' Promo
by Megh Wright Jimmy Fallon isn't the only upcoming late night host who got a brand new promo over the weekend. In the above clip, Fallon's Late Night successor Seth Meyers demonstrates what must be a very difficult transition from NBC's Studio 8H to Studio 8G, where he'll take over Late Night host... [Read More]
Seth Meyers moves next door to SNL literally for NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers in 30 Rock’s Studio 8G
Less than one week into 2014 and it's already a big year for Seth Meyers. The former head writer of Saturday Night Live and soon-to-be former SNL Weekend Update anchor showed us on Sunday that he's not moving all that far when he takes over Late Night on Feb. 24, 2014 -- in fact, he's not even leavi... [Read More]
Talking to Will Forte About 'Nebraska', 'MacGruber 2', and Never-Aired 'SNL' Sketches
by Erik Voss Will Forte is a busy man. Upon leaving SNL in 2010, he starred in MacGruber, a film that received mixed reviews but is nonetheless considered a cult classic in many circles. He has also played recurring roles in numerous shows, among them the buffalo-straddling Ted Turner on Conan, the ... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: Kyle Kinane vs. Pace Salsa, and Seth Meyers's 'Late Night' Writing Staff
by Matt Visconage -Standup Kyle Kinane had a hilarious Twitter interaction with a salsa company, but it turned out to just be a prank by comedian Randy Liedtke. -Late Night with Seth Meyers's writing staff was revealed. More writers may be hired, but the show's initial staff is Alison Agosti, Alex B... [Read More]