'Desus & Mero' Announce the Premiere Date For their Showtime Debut
The Bodega Boys return to late-night television in 2019
Desus and Mero are set to return to late-night television with their weekly talk show. The show, which will still be titled Desus & Mero, will premiere on Showtime at 11 pm ET/PT on Feb 21st. The show is set to air on Thursday nights.
The duo originally hosted their show on Viceland for two years before making the move to Showtime. This will be Showtime’s first ever late-night talk show.
Desus told the Hollywood Reporter:
We’re honored and excited to be joining the Showtime family. The brand is stronger than ever and we look forward to continuing to make amazing, authentic television that will make your wiggington explode.
The Kid Mero added:
I’m excited to be joining a network with such a strong foundation and track record of producing fuegooooo and to break new ground with a late-night comedy show!
Desus Nice, The Kid Mero, Lily Burns, Tony Hernandez and Victor Lopez will serve as executive producers.
HEY MY PALS!! BIG ANNOUNCEMENT (NO NOT MERO VI) WEEEEEE’REEEEEE BAAAAAAACCCCKKKKKKK!!!!!! THE WAIT IS OVER, THE WAVE HAS RETURNED!! #SHOUTOUT TO @SHOWTIME #DESUSANDMERO IS BIZZACK!! pic.twitter.com/CYqKJmaQKu
— THE KID MERO 🇩🇴 (@THEKIDMERO) November 29, 2018
— Desus Nice (@desusnice) November 29, 2018
Source: The Hollywood Reporter