On his first episode as the new host of Late Night (the only one I was able to see at press time), Seth Meyers stuck with what he’s good at, focusing on Weekend Update-style jokes (most of which were pretty solid) and bringing friend and former Saturday Night Live co-star Amy Poehler on as his first guest. There’s certainly room for improvement—the set looks flimsy and cheap, and bandleader Fred Armisen is criminally underused—but overall it’s a strong start for a new Late Night era.
Here are 10 shows with some amount of promise, plus two old ones to keep watching.
Unlike its subject, who performed feats that people remembered their whole lives, the History Channel program is entirely forgettable.
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