Nick Cannon to Host and Produce Syndicated Daytime Talk Show in 2020 – Deadline
Nick Cannon goes from prime time to daytime as the host of a new daytime talk show airing nationally in 2020 under a deal with Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury. Additionally, Cannon will co-produce through his production company, Ncredible Entertainment.
“We are thrilled to be able to announce this collaboration with Nick, who has proven to be such a dominant creative and entrepreneurial force in film, primetime television, music, comedy, stage and online platforms. “, said
Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, co-presidents of Debmar-Mercury. “Daytime audiences got to see this first hand earlier this year with his stellar performance host The Wendy Williams Show. Now we can’t wait to see Nick put his unique mark on the conversation and add the day to his impressive list of accomplishments.
Cannon exits first season as host of Fox’s huge hit The Masked Singerthe No. 1 new show last season, which drew more than 17 million cross-platform viewers on its record-breaking 2018 debut. He previously hosted NBC’s talent show series, America’s Got Talent for eight seasons. In addition to hosting The Masked Singer and AGTCannon is perhaps best known for his work as producer, creator and host for 13 seasons of the popular MTV sketch show, Wild ‘N Outwhich the network ordered until season 16. Last July, Cannon took over the morning radio airwaves of Los Angeles by launching Power 106 Nick Cannon Mornings.
“After leaving America has talent, I wanted to focus on developing my own talk show. I’ve always dreamed of a platform where I can talk to America and discuss pop culture, as well as topics that are on everyone’s mind,” Cannon said. “When I had the opportunity to host my good friend Wendy Williams’ show this year, I felt the energy and excitement of a daytime talk show and immediately knew I had found my audience.”