Correspondent Joy Reid attends ColorOfChange.org’s 10 Year Anniversary Gala at Gotham Hall in New York City on Oct. 5, 2015.
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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.”

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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.

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