A Great Big World, Kanye West Set for “Late Night w/ Seth Meyers”

Update: NBC announced Tuesday that Russell Wilson, quarterback of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, will appear as a guest on the Tuesday, February 25 edition of “Late Night with Sety Meyers.”

Next week, former “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon begins performing that duty for NBC’s “The Tonight Show” franchise.

Beginning the following week, Fallon’s fellow “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Seth Meyers takes over “Late Night.”

Hoping to build anticipation in advance of the February 24 premiere, NBC Wednesday issued the lineup for Meyers’ first week on the air.

Meyers’ first interview guests will include names like Amy Poehler, Lena Dunham, Kanye West and Kelly Ripa. Performers include A Great Big World, Brad Paisley and the John Mayer Trio.

The current lineup follows:

Monday, Feb. 24: Guests Amy Poehler, Vice President Joe Biden and musical guest A Great Big World.
Tuesday, Feb. 25: Guests Kanye West, Russell Wilson and author Robyn Doolittle (“Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story”).
Wednesday, Feb. 26: Guests Kelly Ripa, Brad Paisley and musical guest Brad Paisley.
Thursday, Feb. 27: Guests Lena Dunham, Anthony Mackie and musical guest John Mayer Trio.
Friday, Feb. 28: Guests Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart, Sophia Bush and comedian Michael Che.

Written by Brian Cantor

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