Joy Reid will officially take over the time slot left behind by Melissa Harris-Perry, hosting a new program that will air from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday, Adweek reports.
“Melissa did a show that was incredibly valuable,” Reid said in a statement, according to the site. “Instead of trying to replace it, we will fill the space with something new, something compelling and something that adds to the conversation.”
Reid, who joined on MSNBC in 2011, is expected to debut on the show on Saturday, May 7.
“MSNBC viewers crave not only the facts but also in-depth discussion and analysis from a range of perspectives,” MSNBC President Phil Griffin said. “There is no one better equipped than Joy to lead this new project and create a place for the kind of unique discussion our audience has come to expect.”
Harris-Perry left MSNBC in February after a falling out stemming from pre-emptions and other disagreements with management.
Read more at Adweek.