Legendary comedian D.L. Hughley will be coming to audiences every weeknight. Hughley has landed his very own late night talk show, The D.L. Hughley Show, on TV One. The show will air weeknights beginning in March. The D.L. Hughley Show, co-hosted by Jasmine Sanders, will feature various guests, musical acts, and of course Hughley’s hilarious take of pop culture and everything Black. The show is produced for TV One by Pygmy Wolf Productions with D.L. Hughley and KP Anderson serving as Executive Producers.
In an interview with Deadline, when asked who would like to have as the first guest, the outspoken comic said, “Terry Crews.”
Hughley recently made headlines for his comments about Crews’ story about his sexual assault. Feeling that Hughley discounted his experience and made light of his story, Crews responded back to the comedian on Twitter about his sexual assault. Hughley said that God gave Crew “all those muscles” to ensure that he would never be assaulted by anybody.
“He’s very big guy and I grew up a small guy. If you let someone do things to you, they keep doing it,” he said. “I felt it was disingenuous of all those people from the #MeToo movement. Would they do that if he was beaten by police?”
Crews is one of the few men to publicly share a personal #MeToo story, claiming he was assaulted by former WME agent Adam Venit during an industry party in 2016. Crews eventually sue Venit and WME agency. The case was settled and Venit retired in September.
Hughley has also expressed his anger at the #MeToo movement got upset when Crews was “groped” but he did not see the same public outrage “when I see a young…girl get slammed down by police.”
Not will D.L. Hughley be working on his daily late-night show on TV One but on the same network, Hughley will be featured on the popular show Uncensored on March 17th.
Watch the teaser trailer below