Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Talk 'Portlandia' on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright The bandleader turned into the celebrity guest on last night's Late Night. Portlandia superstars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein sat down with Meyers to talk about how they create their characters and sketch ideas, Carrie's sociolinguistics expertise, and why watching another coup... [Read More]
Andy Samberg recalls wild gift from David Copperfield on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”
Last night, SNL alum and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg stopped by Late Night to reunite with his old friend Seth Meyers. The two got the interview started by discussing their friendship, saying they are “for-real” friends, not just “show-biz” friends. They proved how b... [Read More]
Watch Andy Samberg and Seth Meyers Have a Chat on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Forreal friends and former SNLers Andy Samberg and Seth Meyers had a nice long chat on Late Night last night, and Meyers pulled out his SNL connections again to talk about the time Samberg did his "Get in the Cage" segment with the real Nicolas Cage. Meyers also played a Weekend Updat... [Read More]
Self-evaluation: Late Night with Seth Meyers after 10 shows #SXSW
If it's too much of a rush to judgment to review Late Night with Seth Meyers after its debut, then how about two weeks later? And yet, here Meyers was with his executive producer Mike Shoemaker on Saturday afternoon at SXSW for a panel "Inside Late Night with Seth Meyers," moderated by Olivia Munn. ... [Read More]
Nick Kroll Announces the Third Season Renewal of 'Kroll Show' on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Near the end of his interview with Seth Meyers, Nick Kroll made the wonderful announcement that his Comedy Central series Kroll Show has been renewed for a third season. Comedy Central may not have been crazy for the whole "cake train" idea, but thankfully they're going to let Kroll a... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia Tells Seth Meyers About His 100-City Tour
by Megh Wright James Van Der Beek lookalike-wannabe Mike Birbiglia paid a visit to Late Night last night, where he talked with Meyers about meeting James Van Der Beek (who did not agree that they looked alike) and traveling for his current 100-city tour, which has brought out his disdain for the ora... [Read More]
Michael Che on Late Night with Seth Meyers, ‘I don’t vote because I don’t know anything about politics’
On Friday night Michael Che had the distinction of being the first stand-up comic on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Che has a bit of an “it comic” reputation right now as he’s been at comedy for a relatively short period of time but is getting some great opportunities presented to hi... [Read More]
Looking at the Debut Week of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
by Megh Wright Seth Meyers had his first week as the new host of Late Night last week, and after eight years as SNL's Weekend Update anchor, he came prepared for the new gig with plenty of experience delivering punchlines and riffing opposite wacky characters and real-life celebrities. It's too earl... [Read More]
This Week In Comedy: taking over as host
Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart took over Seth Meyer’s late night show. [LNWSM] Marlon Wayan’s new show on TBS is now taking submissions. [The Comedy Bureau] MaxFun Con was announced. [Maximum Fun] First it was Joe Biden, now Michelle Obama will appear on Parks & Recreation. [Hollyw... [Read More]
Michael Che Performs the First Standup Set on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
by Megh Wright On Friday night, comedian and SNL writer Michael Che was the very first featured standup on Late Night with Seth Meyers. In his above five-minute set, Che covers everything from paying his taxes to dog shampooing licenses, America's debt to China, book covers, camera flashes, and the ... [Read More]