Charlamagne Tha God has her own show on Comedy Central. Stephen Colbert, who is serving as an executive producer on the project, took to Twitter on Wednesday to share the news that God’s Honest Truth with Lenard ‘Charlamagne’ McKelvey, will hit the comedy network in September.
“Our new show @cthashow opens on September 17. @Cthagod – tell Comedy Central I said hello and how I miss swearing on TV.” The Last Show with Stephen Colbert The host captioned the clip showing the couple driving through their native South Carolina as they discuss Colbert’s return to the network to produce Charlamagne’s new show. Colbert got his famous start on Comedy Central in The daily show with Jon Stewart.
Charlamagne too published the trailer of the new program, writing: “Peace to the planet! Dr. Lenard“ Charlamagne ”McKelvey aka @cthagod and his good white friend @StephenAtHome are proud to present Tha the honest truth of God premiered September 17 on @comedycentral. Follow @cthashow for more information! #TGHT “.
The show will revolve around The breakfast club The host’s culturally controversial and influential take on social issues and will feature sketches, interviews, and various social experiments.
In addition to Colbert, showrunner Rachael Edward and The Boondocks its creator, Aaron McGruder, will serve as executive producers.
In a new Interview with Variety, the longtime late-night host revealed how long he plans to host The late show.
“I’m having a really good time,” he said. Variety. “I’m more excited to continue doing this show now than a month ago. I feel like I could do the show for 10 years. But give me a call in a week. Because it changes.”
Adding: “It’s not up to me, it’s up to CBS and it’s up to the audience how long I hang out.”
And while he’s at it for the long haul, Colbert cautiously said he wants to see what the next few years will be like before committing to a decades-long television career.
“Now we are emerging into this new world that we cannot make predictions about. I want to see what the next two years will be like,” he explained. “If they are what I think they are going to be, I think I have one of the best jobs on the planet.”
God’s Honest Truth with Lenard ‘Charlamagne’ McKelvey hits Comedy Central on September 17.