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On the heels of its successful run, MTV Entertainment Studios is greenlighting the second season of
“Tha God’s Honest Truth with Charlamagne Tha God”, executive produced by Stephen Colbert
The second season of the weekly late-night show is set to air this summer
MTV Entertainment Group today announced that Comedy Central’s Tha God’s Honest Truth with Charlamagne Tha God, created and hosted by multimedia mogul Lenard “Charlamagne” McKelvey and produced by Stephen Colbert and Aaron McGruder, has been renewed for a second season. and is set to premiere this summer. Ahead of the series’ return, Charlamagne will host a special series of exclusive, intimate one-on-one interviews as an extension of Tha God’s Honest Truth, which will feature notable names in entertainment, politics, comedy , publishing, etc.
“We are building a cultural institution with ‘Tha God’s Honest Truth’ a destination for those unafraid to tackle social issues with honest conversations meant to challenge, educate, and by the appearance of comments on IMDB infuriate “Charlamagne said. “It’s not easy to get a season two of a TV show these days, so I don’t take this blessing for granted at all!! Tribute to Rachael Edwards, Aaron McGruder, Stephen Colbert, MTV Entertainment Studios and the whole TGHT team without whom I couldn’t do this!! I THANK GOD FOR EVERYTHING!”
“There’s no one on TV like Charlamagne,” Colbert said. “I’m excited to see what Truths Tha God gets honest about in TGHT Season 2!”
“Charlamagne is shaking up the late-night landscape with its no-holds-barred approach to telling it like it is, and it’s struck a chord with audiences,” said Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Marketing Officer. creation, MTV Entertainment. Group and Head of Unscripted Entertainment and Adult Animation for Paramount+. “We are thrilled to strengthen our vibrant partnership with Charlamagne, Stephen Colbert, Aaron McGruder and Karen Kinney as we prepare for the second season of ‘Tha God’s Honest Truth’.”
With a unique interview style that appeals to a young and diverse audience, Tha God’s Honest Truth closed out its critically acclaimed inaugural season by hosting Vice President Kamala Harris for a candid conversation that took place across the country during several days. Other celebrity guests in the first season included: Ed Sheeran, Kevin Hart, Meagan Good, Chlöe Bailey, Soulja Boy, etc.
Lenard “Charlamagne” McKelvey, Stephen Colbert, Rachael Edwards (who also serves as Showrunner), Aaron McGruder, Karen Kinney, James Dixon, Chris Licht and Norm Aladjem are the executive producers of Tha God’s Honest Truth. Ari Pearce and Kristyn Deignan are executive producers for MTV Entertainment Studios. Follow Tha God’s Honest Truth on social media Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter for updates and information on the upcoming new season.
About Charlamagne Tha God:
Born and raised as Lenard (Larry) McKelvey in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, Charlamagne began his journey to becoming a world-famous media personality when he worked as a radio intern while taking courses from the evening. After several stints on the air in South Carolina, he landed a life-changing opportunity to become the second mic for legendary radio icon Wendy Williams. Then, in 2010, Charlamagne helped create The Breakfast Club, the most successful hip-hop show in radio history, recently inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. Universally recognized as the key driver of the morning show, alongside co-hosts Angela Yee and DJ Envy, Charlamagne’s tireless effort to uncover the truth by asking the uninhibited questions audiences most wanted to hear helped propelling the Breakfast Club’s meteoric rise to success.
A groundbreaking philanthropist, Radio Hall of Fame inductee, best-selling author, and highly sought-after cultural architect, Charlamagne is committed to building an inclusive empire designed to inspire, empower, and uplift the next generation of culture-changing black creatives. With a deeply personal vision to help meet the unmet and underserved emotional needs of black people around the world, Charlamagne founded the Mental Wealth Alliance (MWA), which supports cutting-edge mental health services for black people in need while building a long term system of generational support for black communities.
MTV Entertainment Studios
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