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YouTube star Lilly Singh gets her own late-night show, will replace Carson Daly on NBC

Welcome to the late-night show family, Lilly Singh. Here she is popping bubbles with Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers.

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YouTube star Lilly Singh only left the platform in November, but she’s already got a new stage.

The Indian-Canadian YouTuber, actress, and author known as IISuperwomanII will take over the late night NBC slot held by Carson Daly, whose show Last Call is wrapping up after 17 years.

Singh’s show will be called A Little Late with Lilly Singh, airing weekdays at 1:35 a.m., after Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show and Seth Meyers’ Late Night, from September 2019. 

She announced the news on Thursday during an interview with now-fellow NBC late nighter Fallon.

“An Indian-Canadian woman with her own late night show? Now that is a dream come true,” Singh told Fallon. “I’m thrilled to bring it to life on NBC, and I hope my parents consider this to be as exciting as a grandchild.”

Singh’s appointment will make her the only woman to currently host a late-night talk show on a Big 4 network — and she’ll also be executive producing.

A Little Late will run for 30 minutes, and see Singh conducting in-studio interviews as well as running pre-taped comedy sketches and segments. She said the show would be “kind of like my YouTube channel, but now I have more than three staff members.”

“I’m so excited because I truly get to create a show from scratch,” she added. “I get to make it inclusive, I get to create comedy segments, and interview people, and really create something I believe in. I am so honored and humbled.”

Singh also posted her excitement on Twitter on Thursday, giving a shoutout to her fanbase.

Looks like a little time away from YouTube has paid off for Singh, who in November announced to her 14 million subscribers she was taking an indefinite hiatus from the platform, specifically to focus on her mental health.

Go get ’em, Lilly.

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