Emmys

Seth Meyers' Emmys 2014 Opening Monologue: Just the Jokes, Ma'am — Plus: Grade It in Our Poll!

Seth Meyers set the bar lower than a Kardashian Q-rating for his debut gig as host of the 2014 Emmy Awards.

“If you can avoid a train wreck, everyone will be happy,” Meyers told Today host Al Roker some 12 hours before he took the stage for a much-scrutinized opening monologue. READ MORE & GRADE THE INTRO IN OUR POLL

Late Night With Seth Meyers: 'Costas-Vision' and More Favorite Moments from the Premiere

In a lot of ways, Monday’s premiere of NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers felt like a walk down Saturday Night Live Memory LaneAfter going into full-on “Weekend Update” mode with his opening monologue, Meyers palled around with Amy Poehler, all the while letting band leader Fred Armisen be as weird/talented as he pleased. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

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Video: Seth Meyers Clarifies His SNL End Date

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! READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO