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'Superwoman' Lilly Singh, becomes first Indian-origin woman to host US late night show

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and star is set to host her own TV show on NBS, becoming the first woman late-night host on a and the first woman of Indian origin to do so.

The talk show ' A Little Late with Lilly Singh' by the 30-year-old comedian, whose videos under the moniker Superwoman have over 14 million social media subscribers, will start airing from this September.

The actress, and author will replace in the 1:35 a.m. slot and will feature include in-studio interviews with celebrities and comedy sketches.

Singh described herself in a tweet in February as "female," "coloured," and "bisexual". A native of Ontario, Singh's parents hail from and she began her channel from her home in 2010 the year she graduated from in Toronto.

She uploads satirical videos on South Asian stereotypes on her channel with self-deprecating observational comedy. Actors and and even have appeared on her channel.

Lilly made the official announcement for her show while appearing on another late night show, 'The Tonight Show with '

"I'm so grateful and overwhelmed to be joining this incredible family. I'm numb. I can't even process. This has been SO long in the making and I'm so happy I can finally share this with you. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!" she wrote on her page.


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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 04:30 IST