Comedian Taylor Tomlinson named host of Stephen Colbert and Funny or Die’s new

On The Late Demonstrate with Stephen Colbert Wednesday, the host expanded on the information that broke before in the working day about the new present that will be airing just after his, by introducing the environment to the most recent host in late night, Taylor Tomlinson.

CBS declared Wednesday that getting about the time slot that was at the time house to The Late Late Display With James Corden will be a new demonstrate referred to as Following Midnight. As Colbert pointed out, it’s influenced by the late evening panel activity show @midnight that applied to air soon after his extremely personal The on Comedy Central.

Colbert also described that the demonstrate — which is slated to start up sometime early up coming year — will be made by Humorous or Die together with Colbert’s personal Spartina Industries.

“That’s proper, I will be creating the present that is on right right after this 1. If I’m ready to keep awake that prolonged,” he joked.

And while the main gamers driving the scenes may well be squared absent, Colbert pointed out that the clearly show was nevertheless in need of a host.

“That is a rough gig to fill, I signify we’re nonetheless trying to find a excellent host for The Late Show,” he joked about his possess display. “Immediately after Midnight, for this present coming up, we’ll need to have somebody who is, I never know, exciting, likable, younger, in contact with online developments and out there every night time of the 7 days. So the search is on.”

Just then Colbert was politely interrupted by an audience member that turned out to be comedian Taylor Tomlinson who threw her hat into the ring to be host. And positive plenty of, after a swift “focus group” session of asking the viewers if she need to be host and the audience responding with applause, the task was hers.

Tomlinson is currently on a countrywide tour and has two well-known standup specials on Netflix with Quarter-Existence Crisis and Search at You.

Immediately after Colbert introduced the new host up for an impromptu interview, Tomlinson explained to him that this was her initially “real job” due to the fact she has been doing standup, “which is not a career,” considering the fact that she was 16.

Tomlinson, who said she looked for job interview ideas on TikTok — which she termed “Google for children” although chatting with Colbert — will turn 30-decades-previous on Saturday.

“Well happy birthday, I got you a network demonstrate,” Colbert told her.

The first clearly show, @midnight, was hosted by Chris Hardwick and ran for five seasons from 2013 to 2017. The panel sport present highlighted world-wide-web-themed concerns and an array of recurring video games in the recreation.

After Midnight will air on CBS at 12:37 a.m. and stream on Paramount+.