Kelly Ripa, plus the duo of Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will also welcome the former “SNL” star to the 12:35 a.m. timeslot
Seth Meyers officially has a full lineup of guests to welcome him to “Late Night” in his debut week, which kicks-off on Feb. 24.
For his inaugural episode, previously announced guest and former “SNL” colleague Amy Poehler will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden and musical guest A Great Big World. The following evening, Tuesday, Feb. 25, Kanye West and author Robyn Doolittle (“Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story”) will welcome Meyers to his new gig.
On Wednesday, Kelly Ripa and Brad Paisley will each grace Meyers’ couch, with the latter pulling double duty as musical guest. The following night, Lena Dunham, Anthony Mackie and musical guest John Mayer Trio will be on the show. Finally, on Friday, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, Sophia Bush and comedian Michael Che will be in Studio 8G to close out the week.
“Late Night With Seth Meyers” airs weeknights at 12:35 a.m. ET/PT beginning Feb. 24. Earlier this week, Meyers announced that fellow ex-“Saturday Night Live” cast member Fred Armisen will be his bandleader on the new show.
From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “Late Night With Seth Meyers” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels (“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Saturday Night Live”) and produced by Mike Shoemaker (“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Saturday Night Live”).
“Late Night” tapes before a live studio audience from Studio 8G in Rockefeller Center. Meyers’ final “SNL” was Feb. 2’s episode with host Melissa McCarthy.