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Late Night with Seth Meyers comes to CNBC in the UK

Late Night with Seth Meyers comes to CNBC in the UK

Home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and topical monologue jokes, the show will air on CNBC's UK channel from today

London, 1st November 2016 - CNBC, the world's leading business and financial news network, today announced it will be adding Late Night with Seth Meyers to its evening programming slate in the UK from today.

An established comedian, Meyers is known for his perfectly timed jokes and off-the-cuff satire. Meyers' fellow Saturday Night Live cast member and friend, Fred Armisen, serves as music director/drummer for the house band, The 8G Band with Fred Armisen.

John Casey, Senior Vice President of News and Programming, CNBC International said "Late Night with Seth Meyers is a fantastic addition to our evening entertainment offering. We're delighted to be bringing this award-winning content to our UK audience."

Late Night with Seth Meyers boasts a vast list of A-list guests spanning the worlds of entertainment, comedy, arts, politics and sports. Guest highlights include Senator Bernie Sanders; acting heavyweights Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Chris Pratt and Neil Patrick Harris; and music megastars Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J Blige, amongst many, many others.

Late Night with Seth Meyers replaces The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on CNBC International, which moves to our NBCUniversal sister channel E! from November 1st.

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For more information contact:

Sarah Whiteacre

Communications Executive, CNBC EMEA

+44 (0)20 7653 9363

Sarah.Whiteacre@cnbc.com


Notes to Editors:

Programme air times:

Tuesday 1 November: 22.00 GMT


About CNBC:

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