Lilly Singh Makes Bold Leap To Latenight

When NBC’s A Little Late With Lilly Singh debuts tonight, she doesn’t plan to dwell on the late-night staple of politics and is only the second woman of color to host a nightly show on a major network since former VH1 VJ Cynthia Garrett was in charge of NBC’s “Later” for a year — two decades ago.

Lilly Singh: From YouTube To NBC Latenight

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.”

YouTube Star Lilly Singh To Make Her Late-Night Broadcast Debut On NBC Sept. 16

NBC Taps YouTube Star To Replace Carson Daly

Lilly Singh, who first amassed fame as a YouTube star, has been tapped to replace Carson Daly as the host of NBC’s 1:35 a.m. talk show. The retitled A Little Late with Lilly Singh will launch in September, and as noted by NBC, will make her the only female to currently host a latenight talk show on one of the Big 4 networks.