Seth Meyers Opens 'Late Night' With Thank You Note to Jimmy Fallon (Video)
The former "Weekend Update" host starts his "Late Night" run with a tribute to his predecessor.
Seth Meyers opened his first Late Night with a tribute to his predecessor Jimmy Fallon, now host of The Tonight Show.
As Myers sat with pen in hand and a thank you card on his brand-new desk, the familiar piano tune of Fallon's signature "Thank You Notes" segment started to play.
"Thank you, Jimmy Fallon, for taking over The Tonight Show at 11:30 so I could take over Late Night at 12:30. I promise to treat it with respect and dignity, and to only use it to do completely original comedy pieces..." Meyers said, his voice trailing off. "Starting now."
Since Fallon began his Tonight Show run Feb. 17, he has carried over several of his Late Night greatest hits, including the fan-favorite "Thank You Notes," which were featured on the Feb. 21 show.
Watch Meyers' Late Night opening below.