Charlamagne Tha God lands talk show
July 21, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Charlamagne Tha God during Tuesday's November 27, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Charlamagne Tha God is making good on his promise to bring more diversity to media.
"Tha God's Honest Truth With Lenard 'Charlamagne' McKelvey" is a weekly half-hour show set to premiere September 17.
It also marks a return to Comedy Central for the show's executive producer Stephen Colbert, who began his talk show career on the network as a correspondent on "The Daily Show. "
Chris McCarthy, a longtime MTV executive who now oversees Comedy Central in his role as president-CEO of MTV Entertainment Group, will also work on the project which reunites him with Charlamagne.
"The Breakfast Club" co-host previously had gigs on MTV comedy game shows "Guy Court" and "Guy Code" and also hosted the network's short-lived "Charlamagne & Friends" talk show.
"Tha God's Honest Truth With Lenard 'Charlamagne' McKelvey" boasts a diverse writers room.