With Game of Thrones returning for its highly anticipated fifth season this week, the show has been popping all over the pop culture landscape. It even showed up on Sesame Street, for R'hllor’s sake! So it’s not too surprising that Late Night With Seth Meyers would devote some time to HBO’s crazy-popular fantasy epic, but the show had bigger plans than an interview with a member of the show’s sprawling cast. How about a sketch where Jon Snow goes to a pleasant dinner party and ruins it with his Jon Snow-ness?
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Last May, Seth Meyers unveiled a new recurring sketch on his Late Night: Second Chance Theatre, which allowed some of the host’s former Saturday Night Live brethren to share sketches that they never got to make on that show. Will Forte was his first star, and his never-aired sketch was a wonderful mix of the funny and the strange, an instant classic that probably should have been on SNL.
If you’re still feeling emotional about last night’s series finale of Parks and Recreation, this might not make you feel better, but it will certainly make you feel more! On last night’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, the entire cast of the series joined host Seth Meyers to talk about their show (and saying goodbye to it, sniff sniff). From Amy Poehler to Chris Pratt, Adam Scott to Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari to Retta, everyone was here to celebrate the show. And you know who else was there in spirit? Li’l Sebastian. More tears, it’s okay, let it out.
Field trip time! Late Night host Seth Meyers took his gig on the road – albeit, briefly, and in his own home city – to visit New York City’s Toy Fair. What’s Toy Fair?, you may wonder. Well, it’s only the best annual gathering of new toys in the whole world (probably?). The yearly event serves as the introduction to a bunch of new toys and gadgets and fun stuff, and Meyers decided to pay it a visit to find out what the next round of hot new toys are going to be.
Wait, Matthew Perry, what? The big news in this new clip from Late Night With Seth Meyers isn’t that Perry almost didn’t star in Friends, it’s that he almost didn’t star in Friends because he was previously committed to a show about an airport…in the future. The show was called LAX 2194 and Perry actually did film a pilot, which was never bought because the show was terrible.
Back in November, Late Night With Seth Meyers took on Aaron Sorkin with their own spectacular send up of the television visionary and his special brand of entertainment. Last night, they took that wit and went straight to the heart of The Black List. Sort of.
Imagine you’re asked to appear as an extra in a new movie. Also imagine you’re told but a handful of things about the movie: that it’s set in the seventies, that it stars Burt Reynolds, and that you just need to clap a lot during some sort of awards show scene.
The holiday season can be particularly trying for plenty of people, but there is a certain subset of living things we might often forget need some extra love when the weather turns cold. Trees. Specifically, trees chopped down in their prime to serve as Christmas decorations for millions upon millions of people. Can you even imagine what this season of death must be like for them?
Mark Wahlberg has starred in a hefty number of effects-laden films—‘Transformers,’ anyone?—but the actor remains exceedingly well-known for a single movie prop. We’ll give you a hint: it’s from ‘Boogie Nights.’ It’s large. It’s unwieldy. Fine, it’s the prosthetic man-part that Wahlberg wore for most of the feature, and it’s the only prop he’s ever kept.
‘Late Night’ host Seth Meyers’ Second Chance Theatre—a second home for the ‘SNL’ skits that never were—has so far given a playground to some wild stuff, but former ‘SNL’ star Jason Sudeikis had something a little more lo-fi in mind for his spin on the ol’ Second Chance-mobile. You can practically hear the pitch meeting: “It’s about a guy who wants to give juggling lessons, but everyone hates him.” Simple enough, right?