Seth Meyers Names Former 'SNL' Castmate as His First 'Late Night' Guest TheWrap
Seth Meyers said his first guest on his new NBC show, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” will be his former “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update” cohort Amy Poehler, reports TheWrap.com.
Poehler, who currently stars on “Parks and Recreation,” will join Meyers when he debuts Feb. 24 in the 12:30 a.m. ET timeslot, the story says. He’s taking over for Jimmy Fallon, who in turn is taking over Jay Leno's spot on NBC's “Tonight Show.”
Meyers said he wasn't sure of his musical guest for his debut. He joked that he tried to book Will Smith and U2 for his debut, but Fallon had already booked them for his first “Tonight Show” episode, the story notes.
Meyers' last day on “SNL” will be Feb. 1, when Melissa McCarthy hosts.