*CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill is bringing his punditry to late night, courtesy of VH1, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Ivy League educated pundit will anchor the weekly series “VH1 Live,” which will deliver pop culture spin on entertainment news and gossip.
Hill will infuse his opinions with a “raw street savvy ” approach to the week’s topics, the network states. The audience and social media will also play a role in the conversation, with Hill poised to be joined by some of VH1’s biggest stars to get exclusive, behind-the-scenes buzz on the cable network’s top-rated shows.
The series, produced by Embassy Row (“Watch What Happens Live,” “Talking Dead”), debuts Sunday, July 17 at 10 p.m.