BUSY TONIGHT Returns in 2019 in a New Timeslot
E!'s new late night talk show, "Busy Tonight," hosted by actress and New York Times Best Selling author Busy Philipps, and executive produced by Tina Fey, will return in 2019 with a new 11:00p timeslot and more A-list guests beginning Monday, January 7th at 11:00p ET/PT. Upcoming shows will feature guests Michelle Williams, Connie Britton, Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Van Ness, and more. Previous guests have included Mindy Kaling, Kristen Bell, Kim Kardashian West, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Camila Mendes, among others. Airing every Monday through Thursday at 11:00p ET/PT, "Busy Tonight" features everyone's favorite unfiltered Hollywood best friend giving her hilarious and outspoken opinions on the latest pop culture stories and trending topics, with candid celebrity guest interviews and original comedic segments.
"Busy Tonight" has carved out a younger, distinct female audience within the broadcast and cable late night talk show landscape with a median age of 43, almost a decade younger than the broadcast and cable late night talk show average.
Guests to come:
- Michelle Williams, FX's "Fosse"
- Connie Britton, Bravo's "Dirty John"
- Daniel Radcliffe, TBS' "Miracle Workers"
- Jonathan Van Ness, Netflix's "Queer Eye"
- Howie Mandel, NBC's "America's Got Talent"
- Linda Cardellini, "Green Book"
- Cobie Smulders, Netflix's "Friends from College"
- William Jackson Harper, NBC's "The Good Place"
- Singer-songwriter Josh Groban
- Chris Sullivan, NBC's "This is Us"
"Busy Tonight" airs Monday through Thursday at 11:00p ET/PT on E!. Additionally, a one-hour "Busy Tonight" featuring celebrity guests including comedian Whitney Cummings, Netflix's "Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown, comedian Rhea Butcher, as well as writer and host of the "KEEP IT" podcast Ira Madison III, will broadcast live Sunday, January 6th at 11:00pm ET/ 8:00pm PT for "Busy Tonight Live: Golden Globes After Party" immediately following The Golden Globe Awards. Plus, actor and comedian Tom Lenk will help the "Busy Tonight" team to recreate the most memorable looks of the night using household items.
"Busy Tonight" is produced by Little Stranger Inc and Wilshire Studios. Tina Fey, Busy Philipps, Caissie St.Onge, Eric Gurian, Julie Darmody, and David Miner serve as Executive Producers.
Source: Nielsen, Live + 3, 2018 thru 12/28/18, straight Median Age average across all cable (ad-supported and pay) and broadcast Late Night programs