Seth Meyers Celebrates 10 Years on Late Night TV
FILE - Seth Meyers arrives at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, in Los Angeles. Meyers celebrates his tenth year hosting "Late Night with Seth Meyers." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Seth Meyers Celebrates 10 Years on Late Night TV

February 23rd, 2024

Seth Meyers has been on TV at night for ten years. He talks on his show "Late Night with Seth Meyers." It was not easy at first. It took six months to feel okay. He used to stand up to tell jokes. Now he sits down all show. He wears comfy clothes, not suits. Seth does fun things on his show. He makes jokes about the news. He drinks with stars. He talks about jokes that do not make people laugh. There is a show on the internet called "Corrections." Seth talks about mistakes and drinks a special drink. Seth likes to talk about his family. His two boys were born, and he told everyone on TV. He talks about wearing comfy clothes and feeling like himself. He wants to keep doing his show. Seth likes writing jokes. He likes talking to people on the show. He has fun with stars like James Spader and Dakota Johnson. Seth does not think too far in the future. He has worked at one place for almost 25 years. He hopes to get a watch or a pen for this.
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💭 Discussion Questions

. How long has Seth Meyers been on TV at night?
. What does Seth Meyers like to do on his show?
. Who are some of the stars Seth has fun with on his show?

📖 Vocabulary

🌐 Cultural context

Seth Meyers is a TV host in the United States. He has a late-night talk show. Late-night shows are popular in American TV culture. Hosts often talk to famous people, make jokes, and discuss current events. They are known for wearing suits and being funny.

🧠 Further reading

Lighthouse (talk show)
There is a fun show on TV called "Lighthouse." It is hosted by a musician named Gen Hoshino and a funny man named Masayasu Wakabayashi. They talk about worries and write in special diaries. Gen Hoshino made six songs for the show. These songs play at the start and the end of the show. The show was made by a man named Nobuyuki Sakuma. He wanted the two hosts to grow and learn, like in a drama on TV. The show was supposed to last a year but they made it shorter. Now, it lasts for half a year. They call their team "Lighthouse" too. They started making the show in October 2022. They wanted to make sure it stayed funny even when they talked about serious things. People can watch "Lighthouse" all around the world on a website called Netflix. It started on August 22, 2023. There are six parts to watch. People in Japan liked it a lot. They said it was pretty and funny. People from other places said it might be best for Japanese watchers. Gen Hoshino's songs became very popular too! On the show, Gen and Masayasu meet every month to talk. They write short notes about what they are thinking. Each time, they meet in a new place. This makes the show exciting.

Funny things make us laugh. They can be plays, movies, TV shows, books, or radio. A long time ago, in Greece, funny plays made people laugh and think about their leaders. In these plays, young people and old people, or different groups, would have funny problems with each other. Sometimes, funny stories make fun of people or big rules in a funny way. This can make people see them as silly. There are many kinds of funny stories. Some are very wild and have strange things happen. Others have darker jokes about serious things. Funny stories can also make jokes about love or about rich people acting silly.

Estelle Winwood
Estelle Winwood was a famous actress from England. She was born on January 24, 1883. When she was five years old, she wanted to act. She learned to be an actress in London. She started acting when she was 20 years old. Later, she went to the United States. Estelle acted in New York and London. She loved theater very much. She acted in many plays. She was in "The Importance of Being Earnest" and many others. Estelle also worked in movies and TV. At first, she did not like movies. Then, she did a movie in 1931. Her first big movie was in 1937. She was also in a TV show in 1946. Estelle was very funny and lived a long time. She died on June 20, 1984.