Lilly Singh’s career is on the rise, and it’s not stopping anytime soon!
If you have ever watched YouTube, you are most likely familiar with the famous Indian-Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh, also known as IISuperwomanII, whose very-relatable videos had people in stitches. Well, this Thursday, NBC announced that Lilly will be getting her own late night show titled A Little Late With Lilly Singh!
Her show is set to air in September and it will replace Last Call With Carson Daly, and this will make her the only female host on one of the big four networks.
“Lilly is truly a star and we’re thrilled to welcome her to our NBC family,” NBC’s late night executive vice president Doug Vaughan said. “She is a multi-talented performer who will surely have a great rapport with not only all her guests but also with our devoted late-night audience. We can’t wait to get started.”
The comedian also shared her news via her social media, thanking her fans as well as fellow late-night show hosts, Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers. She also released a statement saying, “An Indian-Canadian woman with her own late night show? Now that is a dream come true. I’m thrilled to bring it to life on NBC, and I hope my parents consider this to be as exciting as a grandchild.”
It’s official. Ya girl is getting her own @nbc late night show… A Little Late with Lilly Singh. Thank you so much for being here. I am truly so grateful. ❤️
— Lilly Singh (@IISuperwomanII) March 15, 2019
Her show makes Lilly the first woman to have her late night show in over three decades, taking over from Joan Rivers whose late-night show aired in the 1980s on Fox.
Her successful YouTube career, (her channel has over 12 million subscribers) opened the door for many other opportunities for the comedian, and she’s since released a book titled “How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life,” which was on New York Times’ bestsellers list, and she’s appeared in movies like Bad Moms and Fahrenheit 451.
When her show premieres in September, it will be airing at 1:37 AM, right after Seth Meyer’s slot.