Peacock will be streaming this weekly half-hour comedy show starting September 25.
The Amber Ruffin Show will be a mixture of jokes, sketches and thoughtful monologue.
Jenny Hagel, will exec produce alongside Amber Ruffin, Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker.
Emmy and WGA Award nominee Amber Ruffin is a writer and performer for NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers and was the first Black woman to write for a late-night network talk show in the U.S. She wrote and performed on Comedy Central’s Detroiters and is a regular narrator on the cabler’s Drunk History. In addition, she was a writer/performer for the 2018 and 2019 Golden Globe Awards and has written for the series A Black Lady Sketch Show.
Amber Ruffin will also continue with her duties on Late Night With Seth Meyers, where she is a writer.
The show will initially launch without an audience, but hopes to be able to have an audience in the future.