Type keyword(s) to search


Late Night Pauses Shows After Seth Meyers Tests Positive for COVID

Meyers announced his COVID-19 diagnosis Wednesday morning.
  • Late Night With Seth Meyers (Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC)
    Late Night With Seth Meyers (Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC)

    Seth Meyers has tested positive for COVID-19, putting Late Night With Seth Meyers on pause for the rest of the week.

    "After negative tests Monday and Tuesday I tested positive for COVID this morning," Meyers tweeted on Wednesday. "Canceling shows the rest of this week. Apologies to our scheduled guests and loyal viewers!"

    Scheduled guests for later this week included Nathan Lane, Maren Morris, Adam Pally, Issa Rae, and Nikki Glaser.

    This is the second time Meyers has contracted COVID-19 this year; he previously tested positive in January. Other late night hosts, including Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, and Bill Maher, have also paused their shows after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

    Late Night With Seth Meyers airs weeknights at 12:35 AM ET on NBC.

    People are talking about Late Night With Seth Meyers in our forums. Join the conversation.

    Deena ElGenaidi's writing has been featured in Nylon, MTV News, Insider, The AV Club, and more. You can follow her on Twitter @deenaelg.

    TOPICS: Late Night with Seth Meyers, NBC, Seth Meyers, Coronavirus