NBC Puts Up Prime-Time Real Estate to Jump-Start New Late-Night Show

Aug 21, 2019  •  Post A Comment

NBC is about to add a new entry to the broadcast network’s late-night lineup, and to help kick it off the network announced plans today for “A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special.”

The show airs Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 10 p.m., leading out from the two-hour season finale of “America’s Got Talent.”

“A Little Late with Lilly Singh” bows two days earlier, on Monday, Sept. 16.

“The hourlong special will introduce prime-time audiences to Singh as she partakes in sketches, interviews, games and interacts with the audience,” NBC said in today’s announcement, noting that celebrity guests and a musical guest will be added at a later date.

“Singh is a multi-faceted entertainer, finding success as an actress, producer, writer and creator,” NBC noted. “She’s a leading force in the digital world, amassing a global audience of more than 14 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, where she writes, produces and stars in comedic and inspirational videos.”

“A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special” will be produced by Universal Television, Unicorn Island Productions and Irwin Entertainment. Singh and John Irwin will executive produce. Aliyah Silverstein will showrun. Polly Auritt, Casey Spira, Sean O’Connor and Sarah Weichel will co-executive produce.

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