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Showtime has revived”Desus & Mero,” the community’s first-ever late-night talk show, for another period of pop culture, sports, politics and music banter.
Season two will premiere Monday, Feb. 3 and will continue to broadcast every Monday and Thursday at 11 p.m. ET/PT. The renewal statement was produced by Showtime presidents of entertainment Gary Levine and Jana Winograd.
“Desus and Mero are a Great addition to the Showtime Family,” explained Winograd. “Using their funny commentary on current events, lively conversations with important political figures and celebrities, and exclusive tours of this much-beloved New York City, Desus and Mero bring a completely new perspective on late-night programming and people can not wait to see where they shine that light in 2020.”
Longtime acquaintances and Bronx natives Desus Nice (Daniel Baker), As well as The Kid Mero (Joel Martinez), came into prominence throughout their podcast”The Bodega Boys” and net show”Desus vs.
Mero.” Before Showtime, their conduct Viceland gained them a following which made a jump-off point to their show. They continue to sponsor the”Bodega Boys” podcast.
Back in Feb. From the show’s premiere, The duo teased they were likely to disrupt the late-night space using some”f–ethnic paradigm-shifting s–.” It’s sensible to state later, that goal was achieved.
“We aren’t sporting ties, we are not performing monologues. F. This may modify television,” explained Mero at present.
In a column composed Once the show premiered, Variety primary TV critic Daniel D’Addario commented that the transfer to Showtime has”given the group higher visibility and accessibility,” resulting in an entire plethora of A-list guests from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to Ava DuVernay.
In one segment from the year, the duo moved into a strip club With Anna Kendrick, before buying the”Pitch Perfect” star her very first pair of Timberland shoes. Regular viewers will understand that Desus and Mero have over a little obsession with”Timbs.”
“Desus and Mero showed enough comic resourcefulness, and adequate Enthusiasm and heat, during their air to make clear it is well worth watching regardless of who guests,” written D’Addario of the Ocasio-Cortez interview.
Developed for Showtime by Jax Media,” Desus & Mero” Is executive Tony Hernandez and, Lilly Burns Victor Lopez. The season 1 finale will air Nov. 21 at the customary moment.