Seth Meyers may have just been named the new host of Late Night, but he's already got his pick for the first guest on his couch.
"Amy Poehler," Meyers told TVGuide.com at the NBC upfront red carpet Monday. "If that can't happen then we'll have real trouble getting guests!"
Seth Meyers to replace Jimmy Fallon on Late Night
Seth Meyers will replace Jimmy Fallon on Late Night when Fallon takes over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno in 2014, NBC announced Sunday.
As NBC plans next year's Tonight Show handoff from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon, the network is taking a hard look at all of its late night options. That includes a potentially extreme makeover of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon once Fallon departs. The network has also given serious consideration to expanding The Tonight Show back to 90 minutes under Fallon, insiders confirm. Such an expansion might have led to a much smaller, 30 minute Late Night. But sources say the 90-minute Tonight Show idea has now been tabled.
Stephen Colbert's alter egomaniac on The Colbert Report may be a hawk, but the real Colbert is a peace-loving guy, at least when it comes to the late-night battlefield. We caught up with the Comedy Central cutup — in a rare interview out of character — at the opening-night gala for the Montclair Film Festival in his adopted home state of New Jersey (his wife Evelyn is one of the fest's organizers).
Better luck next time, Alec Baldwin!
NBC has renewed Last Call with Carson Daly for a 13th season, just a day after The New York Times reported that the 30 Rock star was in talks with to host a late-night show that would air during Last Call's timeslot.
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