When Jimmy Fallon leaves Late Night to become the host of The Tonight Show in 2014, Saturday Night Live’s Seth Meyers will replace him. The programs will be produced out of New York and Lorne Michaels will executive produce both of them, in addition to Saturday Night Live.
According to a source at NBC, Meyers’ new show may end up resembling The Daily Show with Jon Stewart or SNL’s Weekend Update segments.
Here’s NBC’s announcement:
NBC NAMES SETH MEYERS AS HOST OF “LATE NIGHT” WHEN JIMMY FALLON TAKES OVER “THE TONIGHT SHOW” IN 2014
LORNE MICHAELS WILL EXECUTIVE PRODUCE “LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS,” MICHAEL SHOEMAKER WILL REMAIN ON AS PRODUCER