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There's a new host in the late-night talk show circuit.

"Late Night" with Seth Meyers kicks off this week, which airs in the 12:30 a.m. timeslot immediately following Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" on NBC.

Meyers inherited the show from Fallon after Jay Leno retired from the "Tonight Show."

Both Meyers and Fallon skyrocketed to fame for the time on "Saturday Night Live" -- both having hosted "Weekend Updated."

As Fallon passed the "Late Night" baton, he gave Meyers some advice.

"Mostly just be patient. You know? Commit to your idea of what you want the show to be and don't over react, over course correct the first couple of night, but you know it's fun. You kind of have to figure out the job by doing it so we're excited to start doing it."

Meyers has come a long way. He's been on "SNL" as a cast member for 12 years and the head writer since 2006.

"Basically, I'm moving 30 feet," Meyers says of his move down the hall at the NBC studios at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City.

It may be a short distance but it's a BIG step.

"I'm 51 percent excited and 49 percent terrified, which is good though," Meyers says. "That's the majority."

It's going to be a change of pace for Meyers going from one show a week to five.

"You have to generate a lot of material, you get to have a really fun writing staff, and you get to be fluid because of how often you have to do it."

The first "Late Night" guest will be his good friend and fellow "SNL" cast member Amy Poehler.

"That'll be a nice comfort level for me," Meyers says. "She's like one of my oldest friends in show business, and that'll be nice. If that's a bad interview, I would just tune out, because I'm not good at the job."

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