YouTube Star Lilly Singh to Host NBC Late-Night Show - NECN

YouTube Star Lilly Singh to Host NBC Late-Night Show

Her half-hour program will include in-studio interviews and pre-taped comedy sketches, NBC said

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    'Tonight': Lilly Singh Talks Her New Late-Night Show

    Lilly Singh celebrates the announcement of her new NBC late-night show, "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," with a champagne toast with Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers. (Published Friday, March 15, 2019)

    NBC is shaking up late-night TV, giving Carson Daly's slot to a woman of color who's a star on YouTube.

    The network said Thursday that a new show, titled "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," will air at 1:35 a.m. EDT beginning in September.

    Singh will be the only woman to host a daily late-night show on a major broadcast network.

    Her half-hour program will include in-studio interviews and pre-taped comedy sketches, NBC said.

    'Tonight Show': Jinx Challenge With YouTuber Lilly Singh

    [NATL] 'Tonight Show': Jinx Challenge With YouTuber Lilly Singh

    Jimmy Fallon and YouTube star Lilly Singh draw random categories then try to shout out the same answer at the same time to jinx each other.

    (Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

    In a statement, Singh called the prospect of being an Indian-Canadian woman with her own late-night show "a dream come true."

    Her acting credits include HBO's movie "Fahrenheit?451," ''Bad Moms" and "Ice Age: Collision Course."?

    Singh's YouTube channel, in which she creates comedic and other videos, has more than 14 million subscribers, NBC said.

    Fast Family Feud: Fallon vs Singh

    [NATL] 'Tonight Show' Fast Family Feud With Lilly Singh
    Jimmy Fallon plays Fast Family Feud with Lilly Singh
    (Published Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016)

    Last month, Daly said he's decided it's time to bring his "Last Call" show to an end as he focuses on new and continuing projects, as host and producer of NBC's "The Voice."