Seth Meyers gets the 'Late Night' desk

seth-meyers-nbc.jpgNBC announced that Seth Meyers, the head writer of “Saturday Night Live” and host of the show's “Weekend Update” segment, will be the next host of NBC’s “Late Night.” Meyers will be only the fourth fulltime host of "Late Night," following David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon. “I am aware of the history,” Meyers said over the weekend. He will stay with SNL into the fall season and transition, along with Fallon as the new host of "The Tonight Show," after the Winter Olympics from Russia next winter. Both late-night shows and SNL will be under the guidance of Lorne Michaels and call NBC's Rockefeller Center home. It was previously announced that 'Tonight' would move to New York from the San Fernando Valley.

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