Comedy

Seth Meyers

Minneapolis Comedy Festival

Friday, June 28

Pantages Theatre

Seth Meyers in suit looking sideways at camera

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Meyers was named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. Meyers also hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Meyers began his TV career with “Saturday Night Live” in 2001, where he was a cast member for thirteen seasons. Meyers acted as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight seasons. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue. Meyers also garnered 14 additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.

Meyers currently executive produces the NBC comedy “A.P. Bio” and also executive produced and lent his voice to Hulu’s animated superhero show “The Awesomes,” which ran for three seasons. In addition, Meyers has joined forces with “SNL” alums Fred Armisen and Bill Hader to create IFC’s Emmy-nominated docu-parody series “Documentary Now!”

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