Seth Myers Rumored To Take Over “Late Night” After Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)
By Staff Writer | March 23, 2013 01:58 PM EDT
"Saturday Night Live" producer Lorne Michaels is rumored to want Seth Myers to replace Jimmy Fallon as the host of "Late Night."
Rumors have been flying and several news outlets including the New York Post have said the Seth Myers is the frontrunner to take over as host of the NBC show "Late Night."
Like Us on Facebook
Jimmy Fallon is rumored to be taking over for Jay Leno when he retires at the end of the 2013-2014 season. Nobody was sure who would be replacing Fallon until the Seth Myers rumors began.
Monday night the New York Times' Bill Carter asked Myers if he would want to take the job. Myers gave a vague response saying, "Nobody could do that job as well as Jimmy Fallon."
Seth Myers is a writer on "Saturday Night Live" and hosts "Weekend Update" a newscast on "SNL" which pokes fun at what is making headlines around the world.
The New York Post cites an unnamed source as saying, "Loren Michaels wants Seth to take over from Fallon. It would be perfect for him. Tina Fey's name has also come up, but she has said she was too busy to do it."
Loren Michaels produces both "SNL" and "Late Night." Myers is being considered as the perfect replacement for Fallon because they both have similar backgrounds.
Fallon was the host of "Weekend Update" on "SNL," Myers took over when Fallon left the show.
Twitter was buzzing about the rumor Seth Myers will take over for Jimmy Fallon.
Brandon Moore simply tweeted, "I love this idea!"
Eddie Fu writes, "Seth Myers is a great choice to host 'Late Night' I'm all in."
"A conventional choice, but could work," says Bart Smith.
Below is a video of Seth Myers doing a special "Weekend Update" for Betty White's Birthday.
© 2015 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Latest Photo Gallery
Barrow is a devoted fan of GOT7 and HyunA, but it was the Wonder Girls song "So Hot" that first got her into K-pop six years ago.
Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 08.28.15 | 09:16AM EDT
Epik High rapper Tablo hints that a new solo album is in the works in a direct response to a fan's comments on Twitter.
Concert / Event 08.28.15 | 09:04AM EDT
The group marked their 7th anniversary by recording a thank you video for fans in Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese and posting a special celebratory image.
Stars on TV / Movies 08.28.15 | 10:07AM EDT
Yoona named two of her band mates when she was asked in a 'Weekly Idol' interview who the five most beautiful ladies in SM Entertainment were.