Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDemocrats brush off GOP 'trolling' over Green New Deal The Green New Deal would benefit independent family farmers Juan Williams: America needs radical solutions MORE (D-N.Y.) will be the first guest on the new Showtime late-night talk show Desus & Mero.

Bronx comedians Desus Nice (Daniel Baker) and The Kid Mero (Joel Martinez) will have the first-year New York lawmaker on their debut show Feb. 21.


In the teaser video, Ocasio-Cortez announces that she is "forming an exploratory committee to be the first guest on Desus & Mero."

Ocasio-Cortez, who represents the Bronx and Queens, has seen her prominence rise since defeating 10-term Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) in the 2018 primary.

She has appeared on other late-night programs including "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."

Baker and Martinez have interviewed several politicians, including Sens. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandWarren set to announce plan for universal child care: reports Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up MORE (D-N.Y.) and former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderBarack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Ocasio-Cortez to be first guest on new Desus and Mero show Holder says he will make 2020 decision in coming weeks MORE, on previous iterations of their program.

Gillibrand will appear once again on the show this season. Musicians John Legend, Vince Staples and Pusha T as well as actors Issa Rae and Ben Stiller have also been announced as upcoming guests.