The late night hosts use their strike time unit away from home.
Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert announced Wednesday that they would be performing together in Vegas. Similar to hers Strike Force Five Podcast, which also includes Seth Meyers and John Oliver, proceeds from the live show will be used to support their late-night employees who were out of work due to the double strikes. Refer to yourself as that Power threeThe one-night show will take place on September 23rd at Dolby Live at Park MGM.
In a press release, Meyers and Oliver commented on their absence: “I’m not allowed to return to Vegas until I’m cleared of all charges,” Oliver joked, and Meyers added: “I’ll be in Vegas but won’t be able to , like I do, being there. “I have to play my slots.”
It’s a somewhat remarkable turnaround for three men who had fought fiercely for viewers every night until the first of two strikes closed their shows in early May. At least two of them now vacation together (Fallon and Kimmel) and several groups now perform together (Oliver and Meyers had a few dates in New York this summer). All five have also signed up for the Spotify podcast, which will have at least 12 episodes. They’ve used the latter platform to share stories about things like their first shows, low-key guests, and their summers together.
What hasn’t been discussed in the podcast is current Rolling Stone Exposé that detailed allegations of erratic behavior from Fallon and a toxic work environment at his place Tonight’s show. Previously, the ongoing podcast episodes were recorded before he found himself at the center of controversy. However, he responded to the allegations with his own statements Tonight’s show employees during a Zoom earlier this month. “It’s embarrassing and I feel so bad. “I’m sorry if I embarrassed you and your family and friends… I feel so bad I can’t even tell you,” he reportedly said, adding that he never intended ” to create that kind of atmosphere” in the show.