NBC Taps ‘Tonight Show’s Katie Hockmeyer As Head Of Late Night

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NBC Taps ‘Tonight Show’s Katie Hockmeyer As Head Of Late Night
Veteran The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/Late Night with Jimmy Fallon producer Katie Hockmeyer has been named Evp, Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment.

This is the first time in years that NBC has had a dedicated head of late night. Prior to being named NBC Entertainment Co-Chairman last fall, George Cheeks oversaw late night in his role as Co-President, Ucp and Wilshire Studios and President, Late Night Programming, (Fellow NBC Entertainment Co-Chairman Paul Telegdy also previously had overseen late night in addition to alternative programming.)

Hockmeyer, who will report to Cheeks and Telegdy, will work on the network’s late-night lineup, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live and newcomer A Little Late with Lilly Singh. In her new role, Hockmeyer will guide programming strategy and act as the network liaison for all aspects of the late-night business, as well as
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