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A closer look at Trump and 'Late Night' with Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers has a long history with Donald Trump The current late night era can be split into two parts: before Donald Trump and after. But for Seth Meyers, Trump has always been a “looming cloud” over the “Late Night” host. Meyers told CNN recently that Trump has been “a part of my life since that night in 2011” when he famously roasted the then-host of “Celebrity Apprentice” at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Some in the media bill that night as the moment Trump realized his presidential ambitions. Meyers ...

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Seth Meyers on James Corden, politics, and which 'Game of Thrones' character he is

Which Game of Thrones character would Seth Meyers be? Seth Meyers has made a name for himself as one of the most outspoken political satirists in late night, so he probably felt right at home in D.C. this week. Meyers, the host of NBC’s “Late Night,” just wrapped a week long stint of shows from the nation’s capitol following months of delving deep into the crazy 2016 election. Meyers has done this best via his signature bit, “Closer Look,” which both examines and makes fun of the race (including scorching ...

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Seth Meyers talks about his approach to Donald Trump (and Jimmy Fallon's)

Seth Meyers talks Trump and Fallon One hour after Jimmy Fallon fussed with Donald Trump’s hair and joked about his McDonalds habit, Seth Meyers called Trump a Jack-o-lantern, mocked his businesses and interviewed Bernie Sanders. Fallon and Meyers are back to back on NBC. Is there a rift between the 11:30 p.m. host who admits to lobbing softballs and the 12:30 a.m. host who says Trump is a “racist” and a “liar?” Meyers says there is not. There are good reasons for the big differences between “The Tonight Show” and ...

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Seth Meyers, James Corden and late-night's new BFFs

Broadway stars take over carpool karaoke This seems incongruous only in the context of late-night television’s ancient blood rivalries: On Wednesday night, Seth Meyers will greet James Corden as his lead guest on NBC’s “Late Night” show. Yes, Corden will also be on CBS at the exact same hour with his own show (he pre-taped four last week). The juxtaposition may present a challenge for James’ fans. But not much: Viewers can easily record one show to watch later — or catch up the next day on the best parts ...

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