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‘Desus & Mero’ to Go Twice a Week for Summer

Showtime will offer late-night show Desus & Mero twice a week for the summer. The show, hosted by Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, represents Showtime’s first late-night talk show. It will offer new episodes Mondays and Thursdays at 11 p.m. ET/PT, starting May 6 and continuing until Aug. 5.

The show features the pair chatting with guests “at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics and more,” said Showtime. Upcoming guests include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Charlize Theron, Amy Poehler, Gabrielle Union, Seth Rogen, Spike Lee, Bill Hader and Regina Hall.

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The weekly Showtime series began Feb. 21.

Desus and Mero host the podcast “Bodega Boys.”

Produced for Showtime by JAX Media, Desus & Mero is executive produced by Desus Nice, The Kid Mero, Lilly Burns, Tony Hernandez and Victor Lopez. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.