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VIDEO: Destination Deading

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Destination Deading
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Length: 21:25
Aired: 8/11/2014

The team battles hotel surcharges, tiresome conversations, and a poorly planned reception during a trip to Catalina Island for Muscleman’s sister’s wedding. watch

Exclusive: Producer Mike Shoemaker Gives the Backstory on This Year's Emmy Telecast

In planning this year's Emmy Awards, host Seth Meyers and his executive producer, Mike Shoemaker, took a cue from the Golden Globes. Shoemaker, who spoke with TV Guide Magazine behind the Nokia Theatre right after Monday night's telecast, says he and Meyers wanted to emulate how the Globes open by going straight to the jokes.

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Seth Meyers Gears Up to Host the Emmy Awards

There's no slowing down Seth Meyers. In February, he took over hosting NBC's Late Night just weeks after departing Saturday Night Live. He and Late Night producer Mike Shoemaker oversee Hulu's animated superhero series The Awesomes, which was just ...
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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 The Awesomes TV Show Series, Creator
2013 The Awesomes TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Jimmy Fallon's Primetime Music Special TV Show Series, Producer
2009 Late Night With Jimmy Fallon TV Show Series, Producer

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Emmy Watch: Streaming for a Win

Orange Is the New Black could lead to Emmy gold. The Netflix series is poised to become the first Outstanding Comedy nominee from a streaming service, just as House of Cards broke the drama barrier in 2013. (The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has allowed programs from digital services to compete against broadcast and cable series since 2008.)

Chances of earning some nods — nominations will be announced on July 10 — might increase, thanks to the buzz and marketing surrounding the launch of Orange's second season, which was released in its entirety on June 6. Netflix has focused much of its "For Your Consideration" Emmy campaign on the prison comedy, which didn't receive a series Golden Globe nomination for its first season but was nominated for Program of the Year and Outstanding New Program by the Television Critics Association as well as Best Comedy Series by the Critics' Choice Television Awards. House of Cards is expected to secure its second nod for Outstanding Drama Series.

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How Seth Meyers and TV Showrunners Are Using Twitter to Find New Writers

Less than a year ago, Bryan Donaldson was working in IT at an Illinois insurance company. But as newly-minted late night star Seth Meyers began scouting writers to join his Late Night with Seth Meyers staff, Donaldson's Twitter feed, @TheNardvark, caught the comic's eye.

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NBC Builds "Playground" to Help Save Comedy

NBC has enlisted some of its biggest stars and showrunners to help the network find undiscovered comedy talent. The campaign, dubbed the "NBC Comedy Playground," will ultimately lead to two winners who will then develop original series with an eye towards airing in summer 2015.

The "NBC Comedy Playground" advisory board includes... read more

Seth Meyers Announces First Guest for Late Night; Plans to Borrow From "Weekend Update"

Seth Meyers is still working out the kinks for when he takes over Late Night, but one thing he has for certain is his first guest.

Meyers, who takes the stage on Feb. 24 at 12:35 a.m./11:35c, told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter previews on Sundaythe first person to sit on his couch will be Amy Poehler. "She's basically Bono's common-law wife now," he joked, referring to her epic Golden Globes makeout with the singer.

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Seth Meyers Weighs In on SNL Exits: "It's a Really Exciting Time"

Saturday Night Live will be down three of its biggest stars when it returns this fall, but that hasn't dampened Seth Meyers' spirits about returning to the "Weekend Update" anchor desk... read more

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