It is out with the outdated and in with the brand new in late evening tv. 29-year-old comic Taylor Tomlinson will host the brand new late evening present After Midnight on CBS, taking on the slot previously occupied by James Corden‘s The Late Late Present, making Tomlinson the one feminine host within the late evening house on community tv in the intervening time and the youngest by twenty years.
After Midnight is predicated on Comedy Central @midnight With Chris Hardwick, which premiered in 2013 and was cancelled 4 years later. A late evening Web-themed recreation present, featured a panel of comics and host Chris Hardwick enjoying video games associated to the world large net. @midnight showrunner Jack Martin will return for After Midnight alongside facet by Eric Pierce, and comic Jo Firestone will function head author. After Midnight might be government produced by Stephen Colbert, who introduced the brand new sequence on The Late Present on Wednesday. “I might be producing the present that’s on proper after this one, if I’m able to keep awake that lengthy,” quipped Colbert.
“My hope is that, each evening, After Midnight might be simply as ridiculous because the web is day by day,” stated Colbert in a press launch. “Plus, the unique @midnight aired after The Colbert Report, so welcoming this new present to 12:30 appears like coming residence.”
After Midnight will take the 12:27 AM late evening slot vacated by The Late Late Present which resulted in April of 2023 after host James Corden introduced he was leaving the present to pursue different tasks and spend extra time along with his household. The Late Late Present initially launched in 1995 with host Tom Snyder, who was succeeded by Craig Kilborn. “Once I began this journey, it was at all times going to be simply that. It was going to be a journey, an journey,” stated Corden stated when saying his departure. “I by no means noticed it as my closing vacation spot, you understand? And I by no means need this present to overstay its welcome in any method. I at all times need to love making it.”
Tomlinson has rapidly ascended the comedy ranks, breaking out with a 15 minute set on Netflix’s The Comedy Lineup in 2018. Since then she’s taped two Netflix specials, Quarter-Life Disaster and Have a look at You, and has a 3rd coming this February. She’s set to start internet hosting After Midnight in 2024.