Marc Lamont Hill is set to host a new talk show on BET.
Political commentator, professor, and activist Marc Lamont Hill is the new face of BET’s new show “Black Coffee.” The 30-minute talk show “will keep viewers up to speed on Black Twitter’s buzziest conversations” and will focus on a wide range of topics including race, politics, pop culture and social justice. Hill will also talk to some of the most influential names in music, sports, and social media.
“We are excited to have Marc host our new irreverent digital series. Marc is one of the nation’s leading voices on culture, entertainment, sports, and politics, with equal parts unfiltered wit and raw street savvy,” said David A. Wilson, co-founder of TheGrio and currently the Senior Vice President of Digital Content of Studios. “Powered by Viacom Digital Studios, Black Coffee, is an example of the forward-thinking content and engaging programming we plan to deliver our audience across BET’s digital properties.”
“BET Networks has been home to me for many years, and I am proud to expand our partnership with this innovative series,” Hill also said in a statement. “I look forward to galvanizing the Black community on our platforms and encouraging dialogue that moves the culture forward.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Hill is well-known for his commentary on Huff Post, CNN, and other BET specials. The series is set to premiere on June 3.
Will you be watching?