In a shake-up of the late-night tv panorama, the stand-up comedian Taylor Tomlinson, 29, will take over the time slot after “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on CBS. The transfer makes her not simply the one girl within the job on a late-night present on community tv now, but in addition the youngest by twenty years.
Tomlinson will function host of “After Midnight,” primarily based on “@midnight With Chris Hardwick,” a collection that premiered on Comedy Central in 2013 and was canceled 4 years later. That present, with Hardwick because the host, featured a panel of comics.
Among the many government producers of the brand new present is Stephen Colbert, who introduced the information on his program on Wednesday. Tomlinson will begin in 2024.
The comic, who relies in Los Angeles, is a movie and tv novice, however in a really brief time, has turn out to be some of the acclaimed and fashionable stand-up acts within the nation, constructing on the energy of two specials on Netflix, “Quarter-Life Crisis” and “Look at You.” She is at present on a world tour of huge theaters.
She obtained her begin performing as an adolescent and performed the church circuit early on. Her huge break on Netflix got here courtesy of a 15-minute set on “The Comedy Lineup” in 2018. Her subsequent particular will premiere on the streaming service in February.
Tomlinson is basically filling the place vacated when James Corden retired from “The Late Late Present” earlier this yr. Earlier than him, Craig Ferguson and Tom Snyder had served as hosts of packages that adopted “The Late Present With David Letterman.”
The record of girls getting such alternatives on community tv is extraordinarily brief. Joan Rivers was the primary within the fashionable period, turning into host of a short-lived Fox collection in 1986. In 2019, Lilly Singh changed changing Carson Daly within the late-late slot on NBC in 2019. However when that present went off the air in 2021, community tv grew to become an all-male membership.