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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 »

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 »

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 »

Seth Meyers to Replace Fallon

'SNL' head writer heading over to new NBC 'Late Night' gig

(Newser) - Seth Meyers is trading in the "Weekend Update" desk to succeed fellow Saturday Night Live alum Jimmy Fallon over at Late Night, reports Entertainment Weekly . “We think Seth is one of the brightest, most insightful comedy writers and performers of his generation,” says NBC's entertainment chief.... More »

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