The phrase of “God” is coming to late-night tv.
Charlamagne Tha God is bringing the holy trinity of comedy, tradition and social consciousness to Comedy Central with a brand new speak present, “Tha God’s Trustworthy Reality.”
The weekly broadcast, government produced by Stephen Colbert, 57, is ready for debut Sept. 17 at 10 p.m. ET. Filming will happen in New York Metropolis.
“It’s the present I’ve all the time wished to do,” stated Charlamagne, 43, whereas asserting the forthcoming venture on his syndicated radio morning present “The Breakfast Membership” Thursday.
“Tha God’s Trustworthy Reality” will revolve round Charlamagne, actual identify Lenard McKelvey, and his “culturally fluent tackle social points,” per Selection.
The half-hour program can even function sketches, interviews and social experiments.
However when Charlamagne’s radio co-hosts tried prodding him for spoilers on his upcoming present this week, the normally unbridled broadcaster refused to spill the beans.
As a substitute, the previous on-air attaché to multimedia character Wendy Williams, 57, merely responded to probes with a obscure, “I can present you higher than I can let you know.”
However a press announcement provided followers extra particulars, dubbing the present “redemptively comedic, refreshingly unfiltered, and unapologetically Black” with nothing “off-limits.”
Charlamagne’s Comedy Central debut marks Colbert’s return to the community since his satirically political “The Colbert Report” resulted in 2014.
The comedians, each hailing from South Carolina, have loved a working relationship since Charlamagne first appeared on Colbert’s “Late Present” in 2016.
“My South Carolina brethren Stephen Colbert is the final word co-sign within the late-night area and he wouldn’t co-sign no bull—t!” Charlamagne stated in a press release relating to his new gig. “We’re going to win an Emmy subsequent 12 months for finest lighting route. I can really feel it!!!”
Rachael Edwards, producer and showrunner of “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’N Out,” and “The Boondocks” creator Aaron McGruder will be part of Colbert as government producers.