"LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS NEW YEARS EVE SPECIAL" GOES PRIMETIME ON SATURDAY, DEC. 31 WITH A-LIST LINEUP
Meyers Closes Out 2016 With 10 P.M. Telecast and Guests Jennifer Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leslie Jones and Kelly Clarkson
NEW YORK - Dec. 8, 2016 - Celebrate the incoming New Year with "Late Night with Seth Meyers New Year's Eve Special" to air Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
The hourlong program will feature special appearances by Jennifer Lawrence ("Passengers"), Arnold Schwarzenegger ("The New Celebrity Apprentice"), Leslie Jones ("Saturday Night Live"), a performance by multiple Grammy-winning superstar Kelly Clarkson and more. Clarkson will perform "It's Quiet Uptown" from "The Hamilton Mixtape".
Lauded by critics for his political observations leading into and following the recent presidential election, Meyers is an Emmy Award winner and "Saturday Night Live" alum who has long been known for his wit and intelligence on all topics of the day.
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" continues to dominate the late-night competition in the 12:35 a.m. hour, averaging this season a 0.46 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.589 million viewers overall according to "most current" averages from Nielsen Media Research. "Late Night" outperforms CBS's "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and ABC's "Nightline" in every key ratings category.
Meyers' fellow "SNL" cast member and friend Fred Armisen serves as music director/drummer for the house band, The 8G Band with Fred Armisen.
From Universal Television and Broadway Video, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" is executive produced by Lorne Michaels ("The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Saturday Night Live") and produced by Mike Shoemaker ("Late Night with Jimmy Fallon").