Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


Watch Seth Meyers Use Jimmy Fallon's 'Thank You' Skit During Late Night Debut

Posted on

Seth Meyers started out his Late Night tenure by using one of his predecessor’s skits: Jimmy Fallon‘s “Thank You Notes” routine.

“Thank you, Jimmy Fallon, for taking over The Tonight Show at 11:30 so I could take over Late Night at 12:30,” Meyers said, as the skit’s trademark soft piano music played. “I promise to treat it with respect and dignity.”

Critics – including PEOPLE’s – weren’t exactly effusive in their praise for Meyers’s debut. But few seemed to actually dislike Meyers’s take on the show, simply noting that he presents a different energy than Fallon.

As Time‘s critic put it, “If Jimmy Fallon was (and is) your guitar-playing camp counselor, Seth Meyers is a little more like your wisecracking grad-student T.A.”

Like us on Facebook for more stories like this!

RELATED: Seth Meyers’s Late Night Debut Was ‘Puzzling,’ Says PEOPLE’s Critic