Saturday Night Live Names Seth Meyers' 'Weekend Update' Replacement
Saturday Night Live has found Jost the man to replace Seth Meyers as “Weekend Update” co-anchor.
Head writer Colin Jost will occupy the seat next to Cecily Strong starting in March, after Meyers bids the sketch-comedy show farewell on Feb. 1 and becomes host of the network’s Late Night talker. READ MORE
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We may have already seen Seth Meyers‘ next-to-next-to-last appearance behind Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update desk. READ MORE
New Late Night With Seth Meyers Promo Hints at Seamless Transition (Save For One Glitch)
Departing Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers doesn’t have to worry about his commute changing all that much when he segues to Late Night With Seth Meyers next month. His new gig is housed at 30 Rock’s Studio 8G — a stone’s throw from SNL‘s longtime 8H digs.
That’s the good news. The bad news …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
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
SNL Adds Cecily Strong as Weekend Update Co- Anchor; Seth Meyers to Stick Around All Season?
The Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Started a Conversation With at a Party will now be driving the pop culture conversation, as a co-anchor of Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update segment.
SNL boss Lorne Michaels tells the New York Times that starting with the late-night sketch show’s Season 39 premiere …READ MORE
Seth Meyers: SNL's 'Rebuilding' Season Promises to Be a 'Really Exciting Time'
Losing Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen in one fell swoop is by no means the largest exodus Saturday Night Live has ever dealt with — as HuffPo’s Mike Ryan details, the NBC sketch series gave 25 players the hook across two early-’80s seasons.
Still, since you’re talking about a world-class utility player, a master impressionist and an 11-year vet, all eyes will be on Studio 8H …READ MORE
NBC Names SNL's Seth Meyers Late Night Host -- Who Should Replace Him on 'Weekend Update'?
After months of speculation, NBC on Sunday finally made it official: Saturday Night Live‘s Seth Meyers has been named the new host of Late Night, replacing Tonight Show-bound Jimmy Fallon.
The Fallon-Meyers transition is set to take place …READ MORE
Report: SNL's Seth Meyers Eyed to Replace Tonight Show-Bound Jimmy Fallon
NBC’s alleged plan to dump Jay Leno and turn the Tonight Show reins over to Jimmy Fallon in 2014 creates a vacancy at 12:35 am — one that’s reportedly close to being filled.
Longtime Saturday Night Live headwriter and “Weekend Update” frontman Seth Meyers is the odds-on favorite to succeed Fallon as host of Late Night …READ MORE
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Is Seth Meyers the next Regis Philbin?
The Saturday Night Live funnyman is currently the frontrunner to succeed the retired co-host on Live! With Kelly …READ MORE
Was SNL's Defense of Lana Del Rey Both Too Strong and Too Weak?
Saturday Night Live this weekend issued its response to those who derided recent musical guest Lana Del Rey as, amongst other things, the all-time “worst” performer in the 37-year-old sketch show’s history. But did SNL come off as overly defensive in doing so? READ MORE & WATCH CLIPS