Former ESPN stars Cari Champion and Jemele Hill have partnered with Vice to co-host a weekly talk show. Disruptors with Jemele Hill and Cari Champion will have an initial run of eight episodes in which the two will discuss culture, politics, sports and more.
“We’ve been talking to Jemele and Cari since early this year about coming back to television together for their first series as a team. With their fearless ability to tackle serious issues and authentic, longtime relationship, we’re grateful and honored for them to be joining Vice TV,” Vice Television EVP and General Manager Morgan Hertzan said.
Big Update from @VICE's @IAB #NewFronts2020: @VICETV is launching a weekly talk show with veteran journalists & bffs @jemelehill & @CariChampion this summer, unpacking the biggest topics & headlines of the week in an unfiltered conversation. pic.twitter.com/8q8KyJmjz8
— VICE Communications (@VICEComms) June 24, 2020
“We’re about courageous storytelling, and now more than ever, it’s critical we hear from brave voices like Cari and Jemele’s for their take on the most important stories of the day,” Hertzan adds.
Champion and Hill will return to the small screen this summer at an undisclosed date. Stay tuned for more details about the show as it develops.