The Maya Rudolph Show Already Looks Amazing

By Jamilah King Apr 16, 2014

NBC has set a date to run the pilot for "The Maya Rudolph Show:" May 19 at 10pm EST. The variety show will feature a guest performance by Janelle Monáe, and Raphael Saadiq will serve as bandleader.

Rudolph, the daughter of late soul singer Minnie Ripperton, was one of the most popular cast members of "Saturday Night Live" of the past decade thanks to her memorable impersonations of Beyoncé, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston and Barbra Streisand.

If you’re not already excited about the show, here’s classic Maya Rudolph during a 2011 appearance on "The Ellen Show:"