What is Desus & Mero (TV) About?
Desus & Mero is a television series that premiered on Showtime, marking the channel's first foray into the late-night talk show genre. Hosted by Daniel "Desus Nice" Baker and Joel "The Kid Mero" Martinez, the program is characterized by the hosts' casual and spontaneous discourse, free from conventional talk show formalities. Both hosts brought to the show a dynamic chemistry, having previously gained popularity through their podcast 'The Bodega Boys' and stints on various other media platforms. The show explores a wide array of topics from various segments of culture, such as pop culture, sports, music, and politics, and engages in lively discussions often infused with humor reflective of the hosts' backgrounds from the Bronx, NY. Alongside its topical commentary, 'Desus & Mero' is known for its interviews with guests from diverse backgrounds, including celebrities, athletes, politicians, and other notable public figures. The show has established itself as a space that blends the traditional late-night format with contemporary cultural discourse, appealing to viewers interested in a mix of entertainment and current events, all delivered with the unique flair of its hosts.
The first episode of Desus & Mero aired on February 21, 2019 and the most recent episode to air was on June 23, 2022.