Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh is NBC’s next late night host

Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh toasts to her new NBC show A Little Late With Lilly Singh, with Jimmy Fallon and Seth Myers, on The Tonight Show on Mar. 14.

Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh is getting her own late night show on NBC.

Singh, 30, revealed the news on The Tonight Show on Thursday.

A Little Late With Lilly Singh will take over the slot currently occupied by Last Call With Carson Daly, which the network announced last month would be coming to an end after a 17-year run.

Set to debut this Fall, the half-hour show will feature in-studio interviews and pre-taped comedy sketches.

“I’m so excited because I truly get to create a show from scratch,” Singh told Jimmy Fallon. “I get to make it inclusive, I get to create comedy segments and interview people and really create something I believe in.”Singh said the show will be a lot like her YouTube channel, but “now I have more than three staff members and my sound guy won’t also be an extra and won’t also write the script.”

Hailing from Scarborough, ON, Singh aka “Superwoman”, has amassed 14.5 million YouTube subscribers over the last eight years. In 2017, she was ranked the Highest Earning Female YouTuber by Forbes Magazine, reportedly earning $10.5 million.

Her debut book HOW TO BE A BAWSE: A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life, was a #1 New York Times Bestseller.

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