U.S. vice-president Joe Biden and actor Amy Poehler were the first guests when Late Night with Seth Meyers debuted on Monday.
Biden side-stepped questions about the 2016 presidential election but Poehler, who co-anchored Weekend Update with Meyers on Saturday Night Live, joked that she would run in two years.
She also joked that after Biden appeared on her television show Parks and Recreation, the pair would now be starring in a movie together.
Fellow SNL alum Fred Armisen leads Meyers’ house band and his banter with Meyers — about a fake television show called Recent History — was reminiscent of Armisen’s frequent visits to the Weekend Update anchor desk.
Meyers opened his show with a monologue, joking about the Winter Olympics, bras and politics. He later introduced a segment called Venn Diagrams, that may continue, and told an anecdote about running an errand with his wife.
Meyers took over from Jimmy Fallon, who is replacing Jay Leno.
Next up for Meyers? Kanye West and Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson will appear on Myers’ second-ever show on Tuesday night, and Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle will drop by on Wednesday.