So what'd you think? His interview skills need a bit of polishing. DeNiro may not have been the best "get" as he didn't have much to say; by contrast his time with Justin Timberlake was too familiar. So with neither guest did he become a liaison between us and the celebrities. The other option is just not available to him yet - to be a personality in his own right that the viewer wants to see interacting with guests. The comedy bits were so-so and the pacing a little sedate. But we all have to start somewhere.