Nick Cannon to Host New Daytime Talk Show: ‘I’m Feeling Optimistic’
The new nationally broadcast talk show “Nick Cannon,” set to premiere Monday, September 27, will be an hour of comedy-focused entertainment and is expected to feature the best in pop culture, celebrity interviews and musical performances.
“It’s going to be good. I’m a showman at heart,” Cannon told reporters in a webinar. “I feel good, I feel dynamic, I feel optimistic.”
“I’ve done a lot of things in television, but one thing that I feel like I’ve never had the opportunity to do is allow people to really get to know me, and that’s that intimate connection. “, explained Cannon.
With a family to raise and various TV shows to host, including “Wild ‘N Out,” the 40-year-old said everyone in his family is “doing amazing.”
“I always say vacation is my calling,” he said of his work-life balance. “I never feel like it’s work. But when I have a free moment, all that attention goes to my kids. It’s an even more creative space because I’m learning from them. daily.”
Cannon also said the show will be an opportunity to reunite with former cast members and host reunions on projects like the Nickelodeon TV show “All That” and the upcoming movie “Drumline.” of its 20th anniversary.
“If you’re having fun, then your audience is having fun, and at this point in my life, I don’t do anything unless I can have fun doing it,” Cannon explained. “My goal is to make people smile.”
LOOK: “The Masked Singer”
His comments precede a new season of “The Masked Singer,” which Nick Cannon will once again host.
“It’s bigger, better and more fabulous than ever,” Cannon told FOX television stations on Friday. “The costumes are next level, and the people under the costumes are the biggest stars we’ve had to date.”
In addition to incredible costumes and talent, jokers have also returned to the “The Masked Singer” stage. Each group will feature several generic celebrities entering the competition for a chance to win the coveted Golden Mask Trophy.
But according to Cannon, there’s even more in store.
“There’s so many twists and turns this season that helps accommodate the phenomenal talent these people have that they can show that they’ve never shown before,” Cannon said. “So there will be some standout performances that I guarantee have never been on TV before.”
The host also revealed that the season will feature “diva fights.”
“It’s gonna be some diva fights. I’m just gonna give you that,” Cannon teased coyly. “That’s the only thing I can reveal.”
“Nick Cannon” airs Monday, Sept. 27 on FOX and CW.
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