Desus & Mero

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

 

In Season 3 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.

 

Not eligible for SAG Awards

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

401 – “PLAIN SLICE” Dave Drusky, Directed by

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES

401 – “PLAIN SLICE”
Daniel “Desus Nice” Baker, Writer
Joel “The Kid Mero” Martinez, Writer
Josh Gondelman, Writer
Mike Pielocik, Writer
Heben Nigatu, Writer
Julia Young, Writer
Robert McRae, Writer
Robert Kornhauser, Writer
Rachel Jacobson, Writer

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR VARIETY PROGRAMMING

401 – “PLAIN SLICE”
Quinn Moticka, Lead Editor
Juan Galindo, Editor
Will Lucas, Editor

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL

401 – “PLAIN SLICE”
Andy Manganello,
A1 Production Mixer
Steve Lettie, Front of House PA Mixer
Tony Rollins, A2 and Pro Tools Mixer
Juan Galindo, Post Production Audio Mixer

Accolades

“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

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

– W Magazine

“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

“…ceaseless originality, charm, and chemistry…”

– UPROXX

“…TV’s most exciting duo.”

– Decider

Cast

DESUS NICE and THE KID MERO

Hosts, Writers & Executive Producers

Episodes

S4 E3 | “GRAB YOUR BAGS”

Desus Nice & The Kid Mero go in on the news and cultural stories of the past week. In search of even more hardware for their award-winning television show, Desus & Mero enlist American Cornhole League pro Lori Dool to help turn them into champions. After an intense training session, they take on a team of ringers from Long Island. Will Desus & Mero pull of the upset and add a new trophy to their shelf? Illustrious guest: Samuel L. Jackson