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What parents need to know
Parents need to know that A Little Late with Lilly Singh is a late-night talk show featuring Canadian YouTube celeb Lilly Singh. Like most talk shows, it has some sexual innuendo and crude references, but interviews often go deeper, addressing issues like racism and racial violence, and sexuality. There's some strong language; words like "pissed," "hell," etc., are used, but actual curses are bleeped.
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What's the story?
A LITTLE LATE WITH LILLY SINGH is a late-night talk show hosted by YouTube celebrity Lilly Singh. The Canadian actress and comedian interviews a wide range of celebrities, including folks like Mindy Kaling, Kenan Thompson, and Raine Wilson. The show also features funny sketches between interviews, some of which are prerecorded, and some other surprising moments.
Is it any good?
The lighthearted late-night talk show series features Lilly Singh showcasing the trademark edgy humor her YouTube channel is known for. Her high energy makes interviews interesting, even if the humor occasionally falls flat. While she notes that she does not want to get into political discussions, her monologues, jokes, and interviews often make references to the lack of racial, ethnic, and gender inclusion in society, as well as more subtle, but comical, references to white, and often male, privilege.
The best part of the show are the bits that feature Singh playing different characters, which underscores her dramatic talent. There's a lot packed into each 30-minute episode, so if you like late-night fare, A Little Late with Lilly Singh might just offer you enough entertaining moments to keep you awake.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the different ways potentially controversial topics, including race, sexuality, and others, are discussed in the media. Is humor an effective device to use in order to examine these topics on on TV? Why or why not?
Do you think A Little Late with Lilly Singh is a groundbreaking show? Why or why not?
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