We told you before that they were planning on pulling the focus away from The Ava Show. Well, this clip makes it clear that that meant canceling the thing entirely. (It also makes it clear that Luka Jones can grow one hell of a beard.) And then as the clip below shows, they're basically completely flipping the paradigm. It was a pretty smart move, because it restores a central focus and also gives them a justification for why Ava is hanging around all the time. Also, hopefully Chris going back to work means more Paul F. Tompkins!
Last week, it was big news that Seth Meyers was the frontrunner to step in as the co-host of Live with Kelly. I guess no one told Seth. When asked about the job, he responded:
"No, no, no, no, no… I know [Regis’ replacement] is a very important thing down there. But, right now, what I would say to you: I’m really in love with the job I have. I’m very excited to be going back [to SNL] for the election season, which is always fun.”
Yeah, that sounds like a pretty definitive "no." I guess Michael Strahan and Josh Groban will have to fight each other for [...]