TJ Holmes' New BET Show "Don't Sleep With TJ Holmes" Announced
Late-night talk show scheduled to launch later this year.
When TJ Holmes announced late last year that he was leaving his CNN anchor spot for BET, many industry insiders were shocked.
What will surprise them even more is that Holmes' show at BET will be a late night talk show/ news show titled "Don't Sleep With TJ Holmes."
The show will be similar to "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart and "The Colbert Report" with Stephen Colbert. It is scheduled to go live later this year.
Below is a full description of the new show:
"DON’T SLEEP WITH T.J. HOLMES" is a fresh new voice joining the ranks of Jon Stewart, Steven Colbert and Bill Maher. T.J. Holmes gives you a good reason to stay up late. With hilarious “correspondents,” T.J.’s sure to have viewers rolling with laughter over the absurdity of today’s hot-button issues. Speaking through a unique and smart African American filter, T.J. invites the community to wake up on the issues that affect them; don’t sleep on the stories that mainstream news outlets won’t cover. The show will also open ears with captivating, unexpected musical performances. "DON’T SLEEP WITH T.J. HOLMES" reports with keen focus to keep Black America engaged and in the know.
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