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Seth Meyers to Viewers: It's Me or Trump

He slams 'male entitlement' of Trump, Weinstein

(Newser) - Seth Myers is making clear this week that he's not worried about turning away supporters of President Trump. Late Night viewers who support Trump are going to have "get off the fence" and choose one or the other, he said Wednesday, echoing Eminem's ultimatum . "Do you... More »

Kimmel: 'Total Disaster' Trump 'Needs to Go'

Late-night hosts react to Charlottesville remarks

(Newser) - President Trump's Charlottesville remarks Tuesday met with disbelief from network hosts —and ridicule from their late-night counterparts. Trump is a "total disaster" who needs to go, Jimmy Kimmel told viewers. Trump supporters should "treat the situation like you would if you'd put Star Wars wallpaper... More »

What Late-Night Hosts Had to Say About N. Korea

Americans fail Jimmy Kimmel's test to find the country on a map

(Newser) - With North Korea again topic No. 1 in the news, Jimmy Kimmel did one of his man-in-the-street stunts asking Americans to locate the country on a map. The results were, literally, all over the map. Of course, these get edited to provide the worst answers, notes Mashable , but the results... More »

Kimmel Explains Trump With 'Schoolhouse Rock'

White House scandals still hot topic among late-night hosts

(Newser) - President Trump continues to keep late-night hosts busy. Here's a sampling from Tuesday night:
  • Jimmy Kimmel: He did his own version of a "Schoolhouse Rock" explainer video, except instead of the classic "I'm Just a Bill," his parody video is "I'm Just a
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Colbert to Trump on Russia Leak: 'Please Resign'

Late-night hosts Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah also weigh in

(Newser) - A high-profile Washington Post story Monday alleged President Trump leaked classified info to the Russian officials who visited the Oval Office last week, sending DC, the internet, and late-night TV into a new tizzy. Highlights from Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah, and Stephen Colbert, via the Week , the New York Daily ... More »

Kellyanne Conway: Trump 'Wasn't Aware' of Allegations

She discusses explosive claims with Seth Meyers

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway managed to keep her cool Tuesday night on Late Night With Seth Meyers after the host confronted her with explosive new allegations against her boss . The former campaign manager, now Donald Trump's special counselor, told Meyers that claims that Russian intelligence services are holding compromising personal information... More »

Late Night Skewers Trump's Sniffles

And more, via Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, and Seth Meyers

(Newser) - Donald Trump's sniffles, "Ghost Abraham Lincoln," and even the candidates' initial salutations all made star appearances on Monday's late-night roster as hosts tackled the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, per the Hollywood Reporter . Some takes from the after-prime-time set:
  • Stephen Colbert's
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Poor Claire Danes Grew Up Without a Basement

But she did have a trapeze

(Newser) - Most kids would probably be jealous of Claire Danes' childhood home, a loft in New York City in which there was "a trampoline, a trapeze, and a swing," she told Seth Meyers on Late Night Monday. But, as Time reports, Danes was actually "embarrassed" by her upbringing:... More »

Best Moments From the Emmys

Big kiss for Louis-Dreyfus, big win for 'Colborg Report'

(Newser) - People are talking about the Emmy Awards on a Tuesday morning instead of a Monday because "this year we're doing the Emmys on a Monday night in August—which, if I understand television, means the Emmys are about to get canceled," quipped host Seth Meyers. Some of... More »

Breaking Bad, Modern Family Grab Top Emmys

They win best drama, best comedy series

(Newser) - Seth Meyers opened tonight's Emmy Awards with quite a few jokes about the fact that the ceremony was held on a Monday night rather than a Sunday night before opening things up to the first presenter: none other than Amy Poehler, who handed out the night's first award,... More »

Craig Ferguson: I'm Leaving Late Late Show

No surprise he's following Letterman out of the door at CBS

(Newser) - After 10 years at the helm of CBS' Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson has decided it's time to move on. The network "and I are not getting divorced, we are 'consciously uncoupling,' but we will still spend holidays together and share custody of the fake horse... More »

Twitter Lands IT Guy From Peoria a Job on Late Night

Vulture charts Bryan Donaldson's unlikely career path

(Newser) - When Bryan Donaldson started tweeting in 2011, it was just a way for him to have an outlet for his jokes—jokes that didn't quite have a place at his job, an insurance company in Bloomington, Ill., where Donaldson worked in IT. Tweets like, "The meanest thing you... More »

Late Night in Capable Hands With Seth Meyers

Critics don't find anything amazing about show, but he did just fine

(Newser) - Seth Meyers debuted as the newest Late Night host last night, and critics seem to agree: He did a fine job. There was no huge "wow" moment, but neither did he embarrass himself, and the franchise appears to be in capable hands. Some of the things reviewers are talking... More »

6 Celebs in Love With Non-Celebs

See, there is hope for your eventual union with Justin Timberlake

(Newser) - If you've ever harbored a dream of marrying Ryan Gosling despite the fact that you are not a famous person, let these 12 celebrity spouses—none of whom are celebrities themselves—rounded up by The Stir give you hope. A sampling:
  • Aaron Paul is married to Lauren Parsekian, who
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Seth Meyers' Late Night Bandleader: Fred Armisen

Fellow 'SNL' alum will lead 8G Band

(Newser) - Seth Meyers will have an undeniably cool bandleader when he starts hosting Late Night: His fellow Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen. Armisen, who currently stars on Portlandia, is also a drummer and guitarist, and will be leading the 8G Band. Armisen has previously drummed for a punk rock band... More »

Seth Meyers Signs Off SNL

And Stefon, Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg stop by to send him off

(Newser) - Seth Meyers ended his reign at the "Weekend Update" desk last night, telling one last dumb-criminal joke for the road before some of Saturday Night Live's more memorable recent alums stopped by to bid him farewell, notes the Hollywood Reporter . Bill Hader, in character as Stefon, and Amy... More »

SNL Names Seth Meyers' Replacement on 'Update'

Colin Jost is currently head writer at 'SNL'

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live has found the guy who will take Seth Meyers' place at the "Weekend Update" desk: Colin Jost, a relative unknown who has been a writer at the show since 2005 and head writer since 2012, will join Cecily Strong as co-anchor when Meyers moves over to... More »

And the New SNL Cast Members Are...

6 new faces, plus Cecily Strong to co-anchor 'Weekend Update'

(Newser) - Newsy was very, very close to picking the new SNL cast members, but now the actual lineup has been officially announced, and there's a sixth name to add to the mix plus some other shake-ups. Per E! Online , the new cast members will be Beck Bennett (you know... More »

Celebs Made a Lot of Weekend Announcements

Engagements, weddings, and babies

(Newser) - Apparently Labor Day weekend is a popular time to announce or carry out important life events. Here's what you may have missed while you were getting in the last of your summer fun:
  • Katie Couric got engaged to banker John Molner, People reports. She's been dating the 50-year-old
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Seth Meyers Engaged

Will wed longtime girlfriend Alexi Ashe

(Newser) - Lots of exciting changes are coming up for Seth Meyers: He's taking over for Jimmy Fallon on Late Night ... and he's getting married. A rep confirms Meyers is engaged to longtime galpal Alexi Ashe, Us reports. "He's known that she's The One for awhile, but... More »

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