FIRST LOOK - Key Art for NBC's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
The show will premiere Monday, February 24th at t 12:35 a.m. on NBC, the same night that Jimmy Fallon leaves Late Night to take over hosting duties at Jay Leno's Tonight Show.
Meyers currently serves as head writer for NBC's Saturday Night Live and hosts its news parody segment Weekend Update. he joined the SNL cast in 2001.In 2005, he was promoted to writing supervisor, and in January 2006 he became co-head writer, sharing the role with Tina Fey and Andrew Steele. With Fey's departure, Meyers became head writer for the 2006-2007 season and also took on the role of Weekend Update co-anchor with Amy Poehler. After the departure of Poehler, Meyers anchored solo between 2008 and 2013. In the 2013-2014 season, Cecily Strongjoined Meyers as co-anchor. In fall 2009, Meyers co-anchored two episodes of Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday with Poehler.
On SNL, Meyers has impersonated such figures as John Kerry Michael Caine, Anderson Cooper, Carrot Top, Prince Charles, Ryan Seacrest, Sean Penn, Stone Phillips, Tobey Maguire, Peyton Manning, Ben Curtis (also known as the Dell Dude), Ty Pennington, Bill Cowher, Brian Williams, Nicollette Sheridan, Wade Robson, Donald Trump, Jr., Tom Cruise, and Kevin Federline. His recurring characters include Zach Ricky, host of the kids' hidden camera show "Pranksters"; Nerod, the receptionist in the recurring sketch "Appalachian Emergency Room"; David Zinger, a scientist who often insults his fellow workers; DJ Johnathan Feinstein, the DJ on the webcam show "Jarett's Room"; Dan Needler, half of a married couple "that should be divorced," (opposite Amy Poehler); William Fitzpatrick, from the Irish talk show "Top o' the Morning," and Boston Powers (one of the comedians in the "Original Kings of Catchphrase Comedy" series).
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