May 12, 2013 01:20 PM
Saturday Night Live star Seth Meyers, 39, will replace Jimmy Fallon as host of Late Night when Fallon takes over for Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, NBC announced Sunday.
SNL boss Lorne Michaels will executive produce for the 12:35am time slot next year. Meyers will continue to appear on the weekend comedy skit show until he takes over Late Night. Meyers said in a statement:
- "I don't want to make any broad pronouncements about how the show is going to be, whether it's going to be the same or different. But I have to draw on my background in improvisational comedy and sketch comedy and stand-up comedy and try to find some mix of that."
NBC announced April 3, that Fallon, 38, would replace Leno, 63, next year.
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