Desus & Mero

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

 

In Season 2 of this late-night series, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero speak off the cuff and chat with guests at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics and more. The duo delivers smart and comedic commentary on any and all topics.

For Your Consideration

 

OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES

Executive Producers: Daniel “Desus Nice” Baker, Joel “The Kid Mero” Martinez, Victor Lopez, Tony Hernandez, Lilly Burns, Suzanne Fagel, Mike Pielocik
Co-Executive Producer: Josh Gondelman
Supervising Producer: Tommy Alter
Producers: John Skidmore, Hunter Speese, Michael Negri, Dave Drusky, Julia Young

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

Jeremy Hardwick

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

OUTSTANDING COSTUMES FOR VARIETY, NONFICTION OR REALITY PROGRAMMING

Satthra San, Costume Designer

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES

John Bell, Lighting Director

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
(NON-PROSTHETIC)

Candace Henderson, Makeup Artist

William Marshall, Groomer

Bridgette Best, Additional Makeup Artist

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR VARIETY PROGRAMMING

Matthew Askinazi, Edited by

Quinn Moticka, Edited by

Casey Brooks, Edited by

Juan Galindo, Edited by

Episode 217, “BUILT-IN GRATUITY”

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL

Andy Manganello, A1 Mixer

Steven Lettie, FOH Mixer

Max Perez, A2 Mixer

Juan Galindo, Post Mixer

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES

Dave Saretsky, Technical Director

Augie Yuson, Video Operator

Bob Hagerty, SOC Camera

Mark Whitmanm Camera

Mark Sparrough, Camera

Dan Carp, Camera

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Daniel “Desus Nice” Baker

Joel “The Kid Mero” Martinez

Claire Friedman

Ziwe Fumudoh

Josh Gondelman

Robert Kornhauser

Heben Nigatu

Mike Pielocik

Julia Young

Episode 201, “PJ BOYS”

“changing the face of late night television”

– Fast Company

“verbal wit and Bronx-born street wisdom”

– The New Yorker

“gives late night a new attitude”

– Variety

“a breath of fresh air”

– Vanity Fair

“a crash course in wokeness”

– The Atlantic

“an essential late-night addition”

– Entertainment Weekly

“…an offbeat staple in the world of late night…”

– Thrillist

“…veritable late-night royalty…”

– Entertainment Weekly

“There’s no one more culturally vigilant than Daniel “Desus” Baker and Joel “Mero” Martinez”

– W Magazine

“…ceaseless originality, charm, and chemistry…”

– UPROXX

“…TV’s most exciting duo.”

– Decider

DESUS NICE and THE KID MERO

Hosts, Writers & Executive Producers

/ Episodes
S2 E1 | "PJ BOYS"

In Season 2 of this late-night series, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero speak off the cuff and chat with guests at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics and more. The quick-witted duo delivers smart and comedic commentary on any and all topics.

S2 E2 | "2020 VISION"

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

S2 E6 | "THAT'S A LOTTA RAPPIN'"

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: John Mulaney

S2 E8 | "WHOPPING GOOD TIME"

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Missy Elliott

S2 E11 | "BIG BEACH TOWEL"

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Seth Meyers

S2 E17 | "BUILT-IN GRATUITY"

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more, now coming to you from their own homes. Illustrious guest: Joe Biden