Late-night talk show – A Little Late with Lilly Singh comes to India on Star World

A Little Late with Lilly Singh will be aired every Saturday and Sunday at 8 PM on Star World

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Sep 27, 2019 4:11 PM
A Little Late With Lilly Singh

Star World, India’s leading English Entertainment channel, is known for bringing some of the biggest shows from around the world to its Indian audiences. With home to many highly acclaimed TV shows, Star World now makes way to one of the most anticipated launches this fall – A Little Late with Lilly Singh has set sail in India on the channel and airs every Saturday and Sunday at 8 PM.

With her late-night debut, Lilly Singh becomes the first woman of Indian descent to host a late-night talk show in the U.S. You will see her conduct in-studio interviews along with creating and starring in pre-taped comedy sketches and signature segments. The show premiered on NBC in the U.S. on September 16 and garnered widespread critical acclaim. The half-hour program featuring a variety of guests is currently airing on Star World every Saturday and Sunday.

The inaugural guests for debut episodes of A Little Late had Mindy Kaling, with a special appearance by Rainn Wilson, Kenan Thompson, Tracee Ellis Ross and Chelsea Handler. In addition to this, the channel also aired her primetime one-hour special which saw celebrities such as Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Kenan Thompson, Christina Aguilera, Tony Hale and the pop-rock band – Five Seconds of Summer. The coming weeks will see Lilly talk to personalities such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Jessica Alba, some of the cast members of Downtown Abbey such as Elizabeth McGovern, Allen Leech, and Hugh Bonneville, along with celebrities such as Anna Faris, Jim Gaffigan, and Antoni Porowski.

For roughly a decade, Lilly has written, produced and starred in original videos on YouTube, where she has an audience of nearly 15 million subscribers. In her videos, Singh shared the screen and collaborated with famous personalities such as Michelle Obama, Selena Gomez, Dwayne Johnson, and many more. She has now made history as the youngest late-night host in NBC’s history.

Singh serves as Executive Producer on behalf of her company Unicorn Island Productions, along with John Irwin, a veteran producer who has vast experience with live telecasts, alternative and late-night programming including Late Night with Conan O’Brien and MadTV. In addition to Singh, the writing staff for the show will include Sean O’Connor, Marina Cockenberg, Sergio Serna, Mona Mira, Jen Burton, Joanna Bradley and Jonathan Giles.

Further, Aliyah Silverstein has signed on as showrunner while Casey Spira, Polly Auritt, Sean O’Connor and Sarah Weichel are on board as co-executive producers. The show is directed by Ryan Polito.

Singh is a multi-faceted entertainer, actress, producer, writer and creator. A leading force in the digital world, she has amassed a global audience of over 32 million followers across her social media channels, where she writes, produces and stars in comedic and inspirational videos. She has acted in the Emmy Award®-nominated HBO film Fahrenheit 451, opposite Michael Shannon and Michael B. Jordan, as well as Bad Moms and Ice Age: Collision Course.  Singh is the New York Times® bestselling author of How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life.  In 2017, UNICEF appointed Lilly as one of their Goodwill Ambassadors.

Announcing the premiere of the talk show in India, Lilly Singh also posted on her social media accounts sharing her excitement and thanking her Indian fans for all support they have showered upon her. She also mentioned how happy she is to have her show available in her motherland, India.

A Little Late with Lilly Singh is produced by Universal Television, Singh’s Unicorn Island Productions and Irwin Entertainment. 

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