New host Seth Meyers lands at NBC’s ‘Late Night’

February 24, 2014 • Entertainment

In this photo provided by NBC, Fred Armisen, second left, and the 8G Band perform on the premiere of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK (AP) — The monologue jokes were mostly thin and the host seemed stiff delivering them.

But jokes about the Winter Olympics that already felt irrelevant, and a few opening-night butterflies for the guy voicing them, could be excused. Soon enough, Seth Meyers seemed to gain control of his inaugural edition of “Late Night.”

Part of his subsequent comfort level had to be explained by his savvy choice of guests. Amy Poehler, his longtime pal and former “Weekend Update” deskmate on “Saturday Night Live” Login to read more

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