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Thursday, June 21, 2012

MTV Picks Up Late Night Show Starring Kirkwood-born Comic Nikki Glaser

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Sarah Schaefer (left) and Nikki Glaser (right) jumping into the late-night fray - IMAGE VIA
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  • Sarah Schaefer (left) and Nikki Glaser (right) jumping into the late-night fray
This autumn, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Handler and Conan O'Brien may be getting a lil' STL-flavored competition in their late-night time slot. (If that sounds obscene to you....GOOD).

Nikki Glaser -- a 28-year-old Kirkwood native, standup comic and Instagram enthusiast -- will be co-starring in a new weekly program on MTV called, The Nikki and Sara Show.  It will air at 11 p.m. (though the station has not announced what day of the week).

Her co-star is Sara Schaefer, former blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The two Voltronned up last year to create the podcast, "You Had to Be There," on which they discuss their lives and interview big-name comedians (guests have included Jim Gaffigan, Michael Showalter, Judah Friedlander).

They've already been written up in The New York Times, but in case you're not sure of what Glaser and Schaeffer are capable of as a team, they're the ones who put out this video: 


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