Jimmy Fallon isn’t the only reason to keep your TV tuned to NBC while nodding off after a long day: Starting tonight, Saturday Night Live and Weekend Update star Seth Meyers will be taking over Late Night at 12:35. (So technically, it’s Tuesday morning, but who’s keeping track?) The newly minted host took a moment from the frenzy of his weekday debut to talk to The Observer about diversity in the writers’ room, Fred Armisen’s music curation, and a potential True Detective parody.
Jesse Eisenberg has been labeled a “jerk” after insulting Univision’s Romina Puga on her show, Say My Name With Romina. (Roh-mee-nah? Row-mih-nah?) Promoting his new movie Now You See Me, Mr. Eisenberg acted like a real Mark Zuckerberg (as portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg) while chastising Ms. Puga for referring to Morgan Freeman as “Freeman,” and then, later, referring to her as “The Carrot Top of Interviewers.” Read More
Last night Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn “Evie” McGee-Colbert had Oprah over at Evie’s parents’ 150-year-old home in Charleston for the latest installment of Oprah’s Next Chapter. (Which is really good! Have you guys watched the Rihanna one yet? Get on that!)
We learned so much about Mr. Colbert, who lately seems to be distancing himself from his Stephen Colbert “character” more and more (in case people were still confused); first by speaking at Fordham with Cardinal Dolan, and then going on the mother of all talk shows to discuss everything from his family’s death in a terrible plane crash to his influence on the presidential elections. Read More