In anticipation of the premiere of Mad Men's final season this Sunday, Seth Meyers and the Late Night crew made three parody videos of an AMC spinoff called Bad Men that riff off Draper's irresistibly suave way of selling the most seemingly impossible ad pitches to clients. Click through for the other two installments in the series.
It’s only been on the air for two weeks, but Late Night with Seth Meyers already has a best-of reel and its own dedicated (sometimes intense) fans. A sizzle reel of interviews and clips of the new show kicked of the “Inside Late Night” panel at South by Southwest on Saturday afternoon, and the packed auditorium was filled with long-time fans of the former "Weekend Update" host, including one who told Meyers, “I wish I had your face so I had a girlfriend.” Meyers was joined by Late Night producer (and longtime SNL writer) Mike Shoemaker and moderator Olivia Munn to discuss the new show, which Meyers called a [...]
Seth Meyers's iteration of NBC's long-running series Late Night starts up this week. While it'll be a traditional late night show in most regards, every talk show has its own unique flavor and regular segments, and early reports of Meyers's Late Night indicate that it'll stand apart from the pack by having a hip band led by Fred Armisen, featuring different kinds of guests from its competitors, and using regular characters more than any talk show with frequent use of SNL cast members, past and present, and Late Night writers on-camera.
Here's a rundown of what Late Night with Seth Meyers will look like:
Late Night successor Seth Meyers is on the cover of this month's issue of The Hollywood Reporter, which includes a lengthy interview with the former longtime Weekend Update anchor and SNL head writer about his journey to the late night throne. It's full of SNL anecdotes from Meyers and his collaborators and also has a nice glimpse into his first few years as a cast member back before he found his footing:
He joined the cast in 2001, the same year Amy Poehler did, but it would take him a few seasons to get comfortable. "I had so much self-doubt about my role on the show," he says, [...]
Late Night with Seth Meyers is premiering on NBC on Monday, February 24th, and the show just announced the list of guests for its first week. Here's the full list:
Mon., Feb. 24: Amy Poehler, Vice President Joe Biden and musical guest A Great Big World.
Tues., Feb. 25: Kanye West and author Robyn Doolittle (Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story).
Wed., Feb. 26: Kelly Ripa, Brad Paisley and musical guest Brad Paisley.
Thurs., Feb. 27: Lena Dunham, Anthony Mackie and musical guest John Mayer Trio.
Fri., Feb. 28: Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart, Sophia Bush and comedian Michael Che.
Meyers said a year ago that he wanted his former "Weekend Update" co-anchor [...]