Inside ‘SNL Digital Shorts’ History with Seth Meyers and The Lonely Island

The comedic trio, The Lonely Island and popular TV host, Seth Meyers, are partnering to produce a new podcast, aptly named The Lonely Island and Seth Meyers Podcast. The venture is aimed at giving listeners an intriguing insight into the making of The Lonely Island’s digital shorts that shot to instant fame on SNL.

Podcast Details

Based on information shared on the newly created Instagram account for the collaboration, the podcast is set to take listeners on a detailed exploration of The Lonely Island’s distinct shorts which became immediate internet sensations after being aired on SNL.

In their inaugural post, the team announced, “We’re launching a podcast!! We’ll dissect how each short was made, its reception at the time, and the impact it continues to have. We’re thrilled to revisit our time at SNL and reflect on the show’s nearly 50-year history. We’ll touch upon everything SNL, from guest appearances, colleagues, to popular live sketches, including several unaired ones!”

Release Schedule

The initial episode of the podcast is expected to be available from April 8 onwards, on any desired podcast network. Subsequent episodes are slated to be released every Monday. For the official announcement and an intriguing preview of the first short, “Lazy Sunday”, turn to the official announcement post.

The Lonely Island and their Legacy

The Lonely Island is composed of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer. They became prominent for creating a series of hit digital shorts during their stint at SNL. Some of their most popular contributions include “D*ck In A Box,” “I’m On A Boat,” “Like A Boss,” and “Jizz In My Pants.” They also conceived the brilliant comedy film, “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.”

Wrapping Up

The Lonely Island and Seth Meyers Podcast promises to be a treat for fans, providing a unique inside perspective on the origins, impact, and legacies of The Lonely Island’s digital shorts. Keep abreast of new episode releases and updates via the official Instagram page. For more entertainment content, be sure to visit HitPlay.

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