The show will be produced by SpringHill which is founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter according to Deadline. Fat Joe will sit with celebrities and high-profile guests as the show’s host, the name of the show is yet revealed.
“We’re about to create the biggest and most culturally-relevant series on television,” said Fat Joe in a statement. “With Puff, LeBron, the incredible team at Starz, and myself teaming up, you have a dream team that is guaranteed to produce TV gold. Hosting a show has always been a dream of mine and I’m thankful for everyone who helped make it a reality. I promise you that we’re going to push the envelope, deliver compelling interviews and provide pure entertainment. Do remember – you don’t know who I know!”
“I’m excited to partner with Starz and bring these cultural giants together to create the No. 1 show on television,” added Combs. “Fat Joe is a very authentic and respected voice in the culture that deserves a platform to bring these important conversations to a global audience on a major network.”
The pilot will be produced by SpringHill for Starz with James, Carter under his Revolt Studios banner, Jamal Henderson, and Philip Byron serving as executive producers. Senior Vice President, Head of Unscripted Programming, Alice Dickens-Koblin will oversee the project on behalf of Starz.
This isn’t Joey’s first stint at hosting back in March 2020 he launched the talk show The Fat Joe Show on Instagram Live where he interviewed musicians, athletes, actors, entrepreneurs and other influential personalities and he also served as guest host for The Wendy Williams Show.
The Terror Squad CEO will look to host the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards which will air on Tuesday, October 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on BET.