NBC SETS ‘A LITTLE LATE WITH LILLY SINGH: THE PRIMETIME SPECIAL’ TO INTRODUCE LATE NIGHT’S NEWEST VOICE
Two days after the premiere of A Little Late with Lilly Singh, NBC will air a primetime special that puts the spotlight on the newest face of late night.
On September 18 after the two-hour finale of America’s Got Talent, the hour-long primetime special will introduce primetime audiences to Singh as she partakes in sketches, interviews, games and interacts with the audience. READ MORE
LILLY SINGH IS CHANGING LATE NIGHT TV FOREVER
Late-night TV has undergone a lot of changes in the past several years, and fans can thank several innovative new voices for the new, fresh landscape. One of these innovators is Lilly Singh, a YouTube star who has achieved a massive amount of success in the past few years.
Singh was even named as one of the forty most powerful people in comedy for the year 2019. Recently, Singh unveiled some exciting news that sent her fanbase into a tizzy. READ MORE
LILLY SINGH, THE FIRST OPENLY BISEXUAL WOMAN OF COLOR TALK SHOW HOST, ON IMPACT OF COMING OUT
Lilly Singh’s coming out has made an impact with her fans. Singh, the Indian-Canadian YouTube comedian with nearly 15 million subscribers who is now replacing Carson Daly on NBC late-night, announced the career move in March. A month earlier, she came out as bisexual, making her the first openly bisexual woman of color talk show host.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Singh discussed the positive effect her coming out has had on even conservative audiences. “The very next meet-and-greet that I did after coming out was in India, and I would say 50 percent of people in that line came out to me,” she said. “To me, that is success.” READ MORE
LILLY SINGH: FROM YOUTUBE SUPERWOMAN TO NBC LATE NIGHT TV TRAILBLAZER
An online star with 15 million subscribers dives into the white-hot center (emphasis on white) of broadcast television with ‘A Little Late’ as the first openly bisexual woman of color to sit in a talk show host’s chair: “I’m very much all or nothing.”
When Lilly Singh runs a pitch meeting, she comes bearing gifts. “Live your best life in the office — you don’t have to wear shoes!” she announces to the writers she’s assembled on this scorching August afternoon in a drab conference room off Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, where they’ll be discussing ideas for her new NBC late night show, A Little Late, which premieres Sept. 16. She proceeds to toss out pairs of fluffy white unicorn slippers. READ MORE