How The Thorn Birds Took Flight as a Running Seth Meyers Quarantine Joke

Eagle-eyed viewers help turn a neighbor’s book into an ongoing gag

"I have enjoyed it far more than I probably should,” said Seth Meyers of his running Thorn Birds gag. NBC

It took Seth Meyers a few tries to figure out the best location to broadcast Late Night from home—but his comedy instincts remained sharp as ever.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.