• Seth Meyers midterm election coverage will be live on Late Night

    NBC’s twilight talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers will go live on Election Night to offer the nation some “real-time commentary and analysis on the day’s consequential midterm elections,” according to the network’s official press release. Meyers, the former Saturday Night Live writer and host of Weekend Update, will air his show on Tuesday, November 6 at 12:35 a.m. ET, just hours after polls close and the majority of

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    6 Times Seth Meyers Won Saturday Night Live

    Seth Meyers is coming back to host Saturday Night Live this week after leaving the cast in 2014. We think that’s pretty awesome! In 13 years on the show, Meyers was a cast member, a Weekend Update host, and served as head writer for almost nine years. While he left the show to replace Jimmy Fallon at Late Night, his time on SNL gave birth to iconic sketches, timeless characters,

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    NBC buys Girl Scouts comedy from Late Night writer Ally Hord

    Ally Hord is selling more than Girl Scout cookies. NBC has put Woman Scouts in development from the former Late Night with Seth Meyers writer. The comedy centers on a feminist who drops out of grad school and decides to kickstart the lives of the women around her by starting an adult Girl Scout troop, which sounds like if brunch came with merit badges. “There’s no limit to what life

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    Can Nick Cannon late night show launch New Fox?

    Nick Cannon is getting a late night TV show on Fox (well, New Fox). The Wild ’N Out creator/host signed a deal with the broadcast network for a weekly topical late-night series that includes a development deal for Fox’s digital team. The yet-to-be-titled project will feature high-profile celebrity interviews, music performances, and stand-up comics with host Cannon covering the latest in pop culture. He will also executive produce. Fox, the

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    Stephen Colbert adjusts the Colbeard for Late Show (Video)

    David Letterman and his Late Show are off the air. The famed Late Show with David Letterman sign that hung over Broadway for over twenty years is gone. The dawn of Stephen Colbert (Round 2) is upon us. CBS launched the website, iOS app and social media accounts for Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday. With it, they also launched a new Late Show podcast and intro video. ColbertLateShow.com

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    Samantha Bee is “female as f-ck” in TBS promo (Video)

    Samantha Bee has only been gone from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show for two weeks and she’s already back on the airwaves. TBS released a promo video for her upcoming untitled talk show where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” And we’re pretty freaking excited. While Comedy Central was deciding on who would replace Jon Stewart as The Daily Show host,

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    Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

    Tonight will be Samantha Bee’s final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” Comedy Central loses yet another star talent and gains another fierce late night competitor. Samantha Bee is just one of many beloved pieces of The

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    Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect

    Conan O’Brien took to Twitter to respond to one of his staff writer’s public war on late night comedy. Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet)has been a writer for O’Brien since 2008 when the red-headed comedian was at NBC on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. du Bouchet stayed on subsequent Team Coco staffs at The Tonight Show and Conan. On his Twitter Thursday night, the writer ranted about the apparently dire state

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    Daily Show names Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor

    Comedy Central has chosen an heir— Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart shocked fans in February when he unexpectedly announced that he will be leaving The Daily Show after 17 years. Just when speculation over David Letterman and Craig Ferguson’s replacements had wrapped up, the Internet could not stop coming up with moronic successor lists for the “restless host.” The #JonStewartReplacements tweets

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    Late Late Show host James Corden makes late late push for relevancy (Video)

    James Corden begins his Late Late Show hosting tenure next week. CBS seems excited for its new talents (Stephen Colbert takes over Late Show later this year). The only problem is– no one seems to know who James Corden is! Corden has won a Tony Award and a BAFTA (it’s like a British Oscar) but the English comedian is still fairly unknown. His highest profile role was starring as the

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    Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars

    After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after nearly 22 years. CBS chairman Nina Tassler announced that Stephen has until the Fall to get

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    FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

    The Lucas Brothers are returning to television, along with several other animated comedy series. Animation Domination High-Def late-night programming block from Fox will relaunch on FXX in the new year. New episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. will be joined by new Stone Quackers and reruns of High School USA!, Axe Cop and other ADHD animated shorts. Episodes of The Simpsons will be used as the block’s lead-in, as FXX

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Lauren Graham team up for ‘Kate On Later’

    Gilmore Girls actress Lauren Graham will not be kept off of television! Ellen DeGeneres’s company A Very Good Production is developing a new comedy series to star Graham after NBC’s Parenthood wraps up its sixth and final season. NBC is working with DeGeneres’s team to develop Kate On Later which revolves around the late-night controversy during the most recent game of Musical Talk Show Host Chairs. As David Letterman announced

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    Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show tops Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTube

    If the number of your YouTube subscribers is indicative of your popularity in real life – spoiler: it is! – then Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show just hit a crucial milestone. With more than 4.7 million followers on YouTube, The Tonight Show has just surpassed the YouTube following of Jimmy Kimmel Live, which has an almost equally impressive following of 4,694,431, according to a TubeFilter piece posted this morning.

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    Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

    Apologies generally mean more when made in a timely fashion, but there’s a reason people say “better late than never.” Ana Gasteyer, former Saturday Night Live cast member and burgeoning jazz singer, reunited with fellow SNL alumnus Seth Meyers on Late Night and issued a long overdue apology to Martha Stewart, who was a guest that same night. As one of Gasteyer’s most well-known impressions, Martha Stewart was the butt

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