Last week, Saturday Night Live boss Lorne Michaels raised eyebrows when he floated the possibility of Seth Meyers continuing on as Weekend Update co-host (alongside rookie anchor Cecily Strong) after he takes over as Late Night emcee in late February.
Among those taken aback: Meyers himself!
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“It’s really nice when Lorne [drops] hints in the New York Times,” Meyers sarcastically admitted to me Sunday on the Emmy red carpet.
He then proceeded to clarify his SNL departure timetable, while also previewing the big week ahead for his new Update cohort. Strong.