Big News for Marc Lamont Hill and Jessica Williams

Big News for Marc Lamont Hill and Jessica Williams

They both have huge gigs lined up.

Published June 30, 2016

Get ready to see Marc Lamont Hill and Jessica Williams in their own individual leading capacities pretty soon as both television personalities are set to spearhead their own shows.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hill is set to help usher VH1 into the late-night talk show arena with his own series. The political commentator will anchor a weekly series called VH1 Live, which will put a "pop culture spin on entertainment news and gossip." 

It is set to make its official debut on Sunday, July 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Williams, who has spent the last four years as a viewers' favorite correspondent on The Daily Show, will be making her exit from the program today, Entertainment Weekly reports. However, she is staying in the Comedy Central family as she will be working on her own show under the network.

"I feel so many emotions," she said. "I feel like I've learned a lot about myself on the show. I'm 26 now. I've learned so much. I always kind of feel like it's grad school — a sort of continuation of my education."

Congratulations to them both on their new ventures!

Check out Marc Lamont Hill's commentary on Afeni Shakur's passing in the video, above. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music. 

Written by Moriba Cummings

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