American Auto: See Seth Meyers Roast Ana Gasteyer in Hilarious Preview

Seth Meyers is stopping by NBC's American Auto. See the Late Night With Seth Meyers host poke fun at Ana Gasteyer's Katherine Hastings in E! News' exclusive preview.

By Paige Strout Jan 31, 2023 5:00 PMTags

This week's episode of American Auto is bringing extra laughs.

That's because Seth Meyers will guest star on the NBC comedy's Jan. 31 episode, as the Late Night With Seth Meyers host throws a hilarious jab at Ana Gasteyer's character Katherine Hastings in E! News' exclusive sneak.

In the preview, the Payne Motors team's latest crisis—the Hydra car model's faulty transmission pawls—has taken the global stage, as Katherine and the gang watch Seth poke fun at the problem on his late-night series.

"Ukraine pleaded for more military aid and vehicles, saying, 'We are desperate,'" says Seth on the TV. "But when Katherine Hastings offered to ship them a thousand Payne Hydras, [President VolodymyrZelenskyy replied, 'Not that desperate.'"

Despite a giggle from Cyrus (Michael Benjamin Washington), the joke isn't one the team finds funny, as Katherine remarks, "I didn't even do that."

But resolving the issue might have more consequences than benefits. Katherine asks, "Can you guys set this straight?" to which PR maven Sadie (Harriet Dyer) responds, "You want me to release a statement saying we aren't trying to aid Ukraine?"

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"The fire is out. No one got hurt by the pawls," Katherine continues, but not before clapping back at Seth, adding, "but 'Preppy McChipmunk' won't get his hand out of my skirt."

But as Ian (Eric Stonestreet) informs the group, "it's not just Seth" who talked about the faulty car parts on TV, stating, "It's [Jimmy] Fallon, [Jimmy] Kimmel, The View, The Talk."


Cyrus also notes, "John Oliver did a full 20-minute segment on you on Sunday."

"Let me guess, it was smug and reductive?" Sadie questions at the end of the preview, to which Cyrus answers, "It was, actually."

In hopes of restoring her and Payne Motors' images, the episode will see Katherine stop by as a guest on Seth's show. 


"There's no greater joy than being reunited with anyone from the SNL family, so it was a gift to witness Seth on American Auto this season," Gasteyer exclusively told E! News. "The best person to go toe-to-toe with CEO Katherine Hastings!"

But will the CEO survive her late-night appearance? Fans will have to tune in to find out.

Check out the clip above.

American Auto airs Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. on NBC.

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