Lilly Singh Makes History: First Queer Woman Of Color To Host "Late Night Talk Show"


Lilly Singh is able to make historical past on the grandest scale. The Canadian YouTube sensation is about to grow to be the primary queer girl of colour to land herself a serious community "speak present" within the United States. NBC hopes A Little Late with Lilly Singh will surpass the work of her predecessor Carson Daly.

Daly stepped away from his NBC shiftwork (Last Call with Carson Daly) to create this emptiness. Singh could not assist however share the information along with her 14 million YouTube subscribers days after making the official announcement on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, the place they saluted every one other as NBC colleagues for the very first time. A Little Late with Lilly Singh will occupy the 1:35 am timeslot the follows after Fallon's Tonight Show.

"I can’t imagine it! I’m getting my very own NBC late evening speak present referred to as A Little Late with Lilly Singh," learn the blurb under her video announcement. "Let’s preserve shattering these glass ceilings y’all!! Thank you, thanks, thanks!! Now let’s get to work!"

Lilly's tenure is predicted to begin someday in September 2019. Until then, she is going to proceed engaged on her YouTube channel, so to maintain from going chilly. Her appointment is an indication that advantage can win over. Singh wrote the New York Times' bestseller How to Be a Bawse: A Guide To Conquering Life in 2017, through the peak of her YouTube ascendancy.