Joy Reid to Take Over Melissa Harris-Perry’s Former Spot on MSNBC


MSNBC’s Joy Reid will host a new program airing from 10 a.m.-Noon ET on Saturday and Sundays, taking over the timeslot left behind by Melissa Harris-Perry. 

“Melissa did a show that was incredibly valuable,” Reid said in a statement. “Instead of trying to replace it, we will fill the space with something new; something compelling, and something that adds to the conversation.”

Harris-Perry had an ugly falling out with MSNBC in February.

Until February, 2015, Reid hosted a weekday show, The Reid Report, on MSNBC. Since then she has been reporting and commenting on the 2016 campaign. Reid joined MSNBC in 2011 as a contributor.

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Source: AdWeek | Chris Ariens