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Joy-Ann Reid Becomes First Black Woman to Host Nightly News Show on MSNBC

There’s a new host in town taking over weeknights on MSNBC. In a historic move announced this week, Joy-Ann Reid — an MSNBC political analyst and weekend host — has been tapped to take over the early evening time slot for the news network hosting her own show, “The ReidOut,” USA Today reports . Reid is one of MSNBC’s most prominent Black on-air personalities, NBC News reports , and her new position makes her the first Black woman to anchor a primetime news show on the network, according to Entertainment Tonight . As a positive representative for Black women in media, Reid says she is focused on “bringing in diverse, smart and accomplished voices to the table,” according to USA Today. “I’m honored and thankful for this opportunity,” Reid said in a statement reported by USA Today. “I’ll always be proud of the work we did on ‘AM Joy’ by pushing the envelope and tackling pragmatic conversations. I’m eager to carry that same energy into the 7 p.m. hour where we can continue to build on...

Jul 10, 2020

9-Year-Old Best-Selling Author Adds Talk Show Host to Resume

The next generation of media moguls is on the rise and nine-year-old Atlanta native Nicholas Buamah is on a mission to jumpstart his career early. The best-selling author and philanthropist is adding talk show host to his resume debuting his new show called “Raising Greatness with Nicholas Buamah,” which premiered on YouTube July 1, Black News reports . With over 11,000 subscribers, Buamah’s new show features a plethora of special guests to speak on what led them toward their paths of success, with his first guest being celebrity chef/television host Jernard Wells. Some of his guests include but are not limited to — celebrity chefs, journalists, Hollywood actors, comedians, producers, professional athletes, and entrepreneurs. Buamah found his career start when he published his first book at just seven-years-old called “Kayla and Kyle: The Walking Dictionaries Vol. 1 Election Day.” Not only was his book considered an amazon bestseller, but it was also cataloged in the Library of...

Jul 7, 2020

Nick Cannon Announces Daytime Talk Show Debut Date

Nick Cannon is a man of many talents and now he’s adding daytime talk show to his repertoire. The multi-talented entertainer is set to make his big debut in the daytime television world with his self-titled show premiering on Sept. 21. “It’s been thrilling going through this process, and to see the widespread support that the show has received and the milestones we’ve achieved is mind-blowing,” Cannon said in a statement. “We’re gearing up to deliver a must-see show and I’m looking forward to coming to you on your TV this fall.” According to Deadline , the new nationally-syndicated talk show will air in more than 90 percent of the United States and has been cleared on prominent stations like FOX, CBS, Sinclair, Hearst, Nexstar, Mission, COX, Sunbeam, Capitol, Meredith, Tegna, Lockwood, Gray, and CW Plus. “Clearances are climbing because our great station partners are hungry for a rising, versatile and dynamic talent like Nick. His light-hearted style quickly wins over viewers and...

Apr 9, 2020

'The View's' First African American Executive Producer Takes Her Talents to Tamron Hall

The first African American executive producer of “The View” is switching gears in the daytime talk show world. Candi Carter, who’s spent the last five years serving as the executive producer of “The View,” will be taking over for Talia Parkinson-Jones as “The Tamron Hall Show’s” new showrunner. This new change for the ABC daytime talk show comes ahead of “The Tamron Hall Show’s” second season. Candi Carter is a television producer veteran that’s been serving in the industry for over 20 years, beginning her career in Atlanta at CNN, according to EBONY. She later moved on to produce for WISN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, where she earned her first Emmy Award. She then joined “The Oprah Winfrey Show” as a senior producer for 15 years. After the show ended its long-standing run in 2011, Carter raised capital to help start her Chicago-based production company, New Chapter Entertainment. As CEO of her company, she developed and produced several unscripted TV shows and even launched...

Mar 24, 2020