Starting this September, Canada’s Lilly Singh will become the only woman in America’s late night lineup. The Scarborough, Ont., native will take over Carson Daly’s middle-of-the-night time slot as host of A Little Late with Lilly Singh. The half-hour nightly series will feature the Internet sensation conducting interviews, performing comedy sketches and preaching inspiration to
For a while, he was a nightly, go-to sensation on American talk shows. On the day of his death, however, there was no mention of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford on shows headlined by Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers or Trevor Noah. Kimmel had Ford on as a guest two years ago
PASADENA, Calif.–Donald Trump’s not here at the winter TCA press tour but he’s certainly a hot topic. The Republican presidential candidate kept coming up at NBC’s executive session Wednesday morning. Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt had plenty to crow about: Blindspot is the No. 1 new series, The Wiz was up 42% over Peter Pan (Hairspray
These Vanity Fair folks have their video act together. This gem finds Stephen Colbert’s rivals pitching tips for his debut as host of The Late Show, happening Tuesday night at 11:35 p.m. on CBS and Global. Kimmel, Conan, Maher, Noah, Wilmore, Meyers, Corden and Oliver all weigh in; Fallon is curiously missing. Colbert’s opening night
If you hustle on over to the specialty channel Teletoon at Night Thursday, you can catch the North American TV premiere of Seth Meyers animated super hero comedy The Awesomes. The series is a Hulu original. “One feedback I get from Canadian fans most often on Twitter is that they can’t get Hulu,” Meyers told me
I was speaking with Late Night host Seth Meyers Wednesday about several things, including his upcoming Toronto appearances at JFL42 as well as his animated series, The Awesomes. We were wrapping up, and I thought I’d better bring up one more subject: Joan Rivers. The latest report suggested she was “resting comfortably.” In Rivers-speak, that was code
In January at the Television critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, I asked Andy Samberg how he thought his old pal Seth Meyers would do in late night.“He’s going to destroy it,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star said without hesitation. “He’s the best.”Fans can judge for themselves tonight when Late Night with Seth Meyers premieres
Benjamin Stockham and David Walton from NBC’s About a Boy This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson turns into Mr. Question Man. Among his queries: will ratings for the Stanley Cup playoffs tank now that Leafs are kaput? The answer, of course, is yes. If you are CBC, the playoffs are over. Goodbye 5 million, hello 2.5.