VH1 is getting into late night. This week, the network announced they’ve ordered VH1 LIVE!, a new late night talk show hosted by Marc Lamont Hill.
Hill has previously appeared on CNN and is a correspondent for BET News. The weekly late night talk show will feature Hill’s take on pop culture, sports, and politics.
VH1 LIVE! is set to premiere on July 17th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more details below:
(New York, NY) June 29, 2016 – VH1 today announced a new late night talk show entitled “VH1 LIVE!” debuting Sunday, July 17th at 10:00 PM ET/PT. CNN commentator and BET News host Marc Lamont Hill will anchor the weekly series delivering VH1’s pop culture spin on the hottest entertainment news and gossip.
Hill, one of the nation’s leading voices on culture, sports and politics, infuses his opinions with equal parts unfiltered wit and raw street savvy. With the audience and social media playing a major role in the conversation, Hill will dish on pop culture with some of VH1’s biggest stars to get exclusive, behind-the-scenes buzz from VH1’s top rated shows.
“VH1 LIVE!” is produced by Embassy Row (“Watch What Happens Live,” “Talking Dead”),Nina L. Diaz, Trevor Rose, Jen McGovern and Tolani Holmes are executive producers for VH1.
About Marc Lamont Hill-
Marc Lamont Hill is one of the nation’s leading voices on culture, sports, and politics. With an Ivy League Ph.D. and North Philly roots, Marc infuses his opinions with equal parts book smarts and street savvy. An award-winning journalist, regular commentator for CNN, host of BET News, and author of the book Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, Marc has interviewed everyone from current and former presidents to A-list actors and actresses, artists, and athletes. When not working, Marc can be found mocking people on Twitter and praying that one of his Philly sports teams wins a championship.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Marc Lamont Hill? Will you watch VH1 LIVE!?