Seth Meyers, formerly of "Saturday Night Live" is set to step into "Late Night" - replacing Jimmy Fallon.This news was reported by Associated Press (AP) today and appeared today (February 24) on http://www.silive.com.
Tonight (Monday) Seth Meyers will host at the helm of "Late Night." "Meyers, who until early this month was a "Saturday Night Live" veteran and co-anchor of its "Weekend Update" newscast, is filling the vacancy left by Jimmy Fallon after five years hosting "Late Night," added AP.
Fallon replaced Jay Leno on the long-running "Tonight Show."
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" airs at 12:35 a.m. EST. "He comes to his new role as a talk-show host with demonstrated skill and appeal from his years as an "SNL" writer and performer. He is known as cerebral with a taste for topical humor, a TV star who doesn't hog the spotlight and enjoys playing the straight man," added AP. "Late Night" guests announced for this week include Kanye West, Kelly Ripa, Brad Paisley, Lena Dunham, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, reports AP. So Staten Island television fans, stay up late and catch Seth Meyers tonight on "Late Night."