Stephen Colbert with Lenard “Charlamagne” McKelvey on CBS Unhurried Screen.
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The fresh TV impress change into once co-created by CBS “Unhurried Screen” host Stephen Colbert.
“Tha God’s Correct model Truth with Lenard ‘Charlamagne’ McKelvey” will debut on Comedy Central on Friday nights starting Sept. 17.
The impress brings Colbert aid to Comedy Central for the first since “The Colbert Record,” a satirical expend on personality driven political displays, ended its 11-season breeze in 2014.
“The Unhurried Screen with Stephen Colbert” runs weeknights on CBS.
Charlamagne and Colbert, both from South Carolina, acknowledged they bonded over their shared background. Colbert’s brother change into once also a teacher at Charlamagne’s middle college.
“My South Carolina brethren Stephen Colbert is the most attention-grabbing co-trace within the leisurely evening dwelling and he would now not co-trace no bull—-!” Charlamagne acknowledged. “We are going to protect discontinuance an Emmy subsequent year for tons of fine lights route. I will feel it!!!”
“For too lengthy, town of Moncks Nook, South Carolina, has been underrepresented in leisurely evening,” Colbert acknowledged, referring to where Charlamagne grew up. “I look forward to the total methods wherein the fearless, peerless Charlamagne is going to alternate the sport.”
According to Wednesday’s launch from MTV networks, the weekly 30-minute program will showcase Charlamagne’s “culturally fluent expend on social considerations in a diversity of deep dives, sketches, and social experiments that deftly unpacks the most urgent matters permeating politics and custom. Redemptively comedic, refreshingly unfiltered, and unapologetically Shaded, nothing is off limits.”
“Right here’s one of those moments where I will impress you better than I will affirm you.” Charlamagne acknowledged.
Charlamagne has regarded on Colbert’s “Unhurried Screen” seven times since 2016, and the 2 developed a friendship over time that’s culminated in their first commercial enterprise. “Tha God’s Correct model Truth” will most likely be executive produced by Aaron McGruder, creator of “The Boondocks,” a comedian strip and impress on Cold bright movie Community, which takes a satirical take a study politics, pop custom, and socioeconomic region of the Shaded community.
“Tha God’s Correct model Truth” is the most up to the moment deal in a rising media empire for Charlamagne.
- In September, he launched the launch of the Shaded Stay Podcast Community, a joint enterprise with iHeartMedia, with the plan of amplifying Shaded voices and Shaded creators in a diversity of genres.
- In October, he launched a multiyear partnership with comedian Kevin Hart and Audible to get advise for the Amazon-owned audio region.
- In November, he launched the launch of Shaded Privilege Publishing, a partnership with Atria Books at Simon & Schuster.
Charlamagne gained nationwide attention because the sidekick to radio personality Wendy Williams. He’s most efficient identified as co-host of “The Breakfast Club” based fully out of Energy 105.1 FM in Sleek York.