VH1 GREENLIGHTS NEW LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW WITH HOST MARC LAMONT HILL
"VH1 LIVE!" DEBUTS SUNDAY, JULY 17th AT 10:00 PM ET/ PT
(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.
About Embassy Row -
Part of Sony Pictures Television, Embassy Row is a television and digital production company dedicated to the development and acquisition of original non-scripted programming for broadcast, cable and digital platforms in the U.S. and abroad. The New York City-based company specializes in several genres including talk, games, competition, comedy, factual, food and sports. A pioneer in the areas of brand and social media integration, Embassy Row boasts a portfolio of popular and buzz-worthy series including "Watch What Happens Live" for Bravo; "Cutthroat Kitchen" for Food Network; "The Talking Dead" for AMC; as well as "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee," starring Jerry Seinfeld, for Crackle.
About VH1 -
VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34, creating their pop culture today while celebrating the pop culture of their past. VH1 is available in 93 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, the VH1 App, VH1.com and @VH1, the hub for all things music and pop culture. Fans may also access current and retro VH1 programming via the VH1 App, the network's three-in-one video, new form content and co-viewing app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.