Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThe Hill's Morning Report — Mueller aftermath: What will House Dems do now? Mueller report poses new test for Dems Environmentalists see victory with Green New Deal blitz 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 GillibrandButtigieg says he wouldn't be opposed to having Phish play at his inauguration 2020 Dems call on Mueller to testify about redacted report 2020 Dems blast Barr's defense of Trump before Mueller report's release MORE (D-N.Y.) and former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderMeghan McCain to Sunny Hostin on Assange defense: 'Straight propaganda!' Hatch warns 'dangerous' idea of court packing could hurt religious liberty LeBron James: Nipsey Hussle's murder 'one of the most unfortunate events' in American history 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.