Desus and Mero Aren’t Nervous About Moving Their Late-Night Show From Viceland to Showtime

‘We can’t lose, because we already won’

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Moving from a tiny network to a much bigger one would be daunting for a lot of people, but not TV and podcast hosts Desus Nice (Daniel Baker) and The Kid Mero (Joel Martinez), who departed Viceland last year for a new weekly late-night show on Showtime.

“I feel like we’re playing with the house’s money,” Mero said today at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour in L.A., while Nice noted that when the duo started working together, he didn’t even have enough money for subway fare.



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