Keke Palmer to host new daily talk show for BET (and make history)
TV and film star Keke Palmer is taking on daytime!
The Akeelah and the Bee star will host her own daily talk show this summer on BET tentatively titled The Keke Palmer Project. At age 20, Palmer will be the youngest talk show host in television history. The initial four-week run will premiere on the network in July and film in Los Angeles. The show will include celebrity interviews as well as cover topics important to Palmer and her generation like social issues, pop culture, fashion, sex, and more.
The series will be executive produced by Judge Greg Mathis who helped form a relationship with Palmer and producer Telepictures, which produces Judge Mathis as well as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Bethenny, TMZ Live, Extra, and The People’s Court.
In addition to the talk show, Palmer can be seen in the horror film Animal this summer as well as an upcoming six-episode arc on the next season of Showtime’s Masters of Sex.
Deadline first reported the news.