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WASHINGTON, DC, February 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Lavar Arrington & EbenGregory News Network (L.E.N.N) Co-Founder EbenGregory announced today that he will co-host a new weekly entertainment talk show on CBS Radio News. Entertainment Weekly Live & Uncut will broadcast on CBS Radio live on Sunday mornings on 1580am in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. The show will also be streamed on-line at cbsdc.com.
“They brought me on because of my news background and for my unique perspective on celebrity news,” said EbenGregory. “I think fans of pop culture would like to turn their radio on in the morning to hear news coverage about things that matter to them, coming from a person who looks like them and talks like them. I have a great opportunity to do that this year, and I hope to play a huge role in the success of the show.”
The show will include news commentary and satire in the vein of Howard Stern and will tackle “entertainment news and current events” important to CBS’s massive audience. EbenGregory will co-host the show with lifestyle expert Donna Briggs.
“The goal of the show is to have viewers rolling with laughter over the absurdity of today’s hot-button entertainment news,” said Donna Briggs, co-host, Entertainment Weekly Live & Uncut. “We’re inviting the listener’s to wake up to the stories they want to hear, the ones that mainstream news outlets sometimes won’t cover with a keen focus to keep them in engaged and in the know.”
Entertainment Weekly Live & Uncut will be sponsored by the L.E.N.N. “We’re very excited to sponsor the show,” added Lavar Arrington, co-founder, L.E.N.N. “Collectively, the members of our network have that natural talent, relatability and vibrancy to give L.E.N.N. a unique advantage and make deep footprints in the way news is reported. This show is going to give CBS listener’s a good reason to wake up with Donna and EbenGregory.”
Entertainment Weekly Live & Uncut airs on Sunday mornings at 8am on 1580am in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. The show will also be streamed on-line at www.cbsdc.com.
EbenGregory is the leading culture critic that defines the who, what, when, where and how Hip-Hop and pop culture is reported. Through his flagship brand, EbenGregory creates compulsory reading reaching over a million people monthly and often sets the agenda for various blogs and websites, as well as, soft sections of newspapers. EbenGregory is a talk show radio host, syndicated columnist, world famous blogger and member of the VIBE Lifestyle Network. As creator and host of the once wildly popular Internet show THE JEWELRY REPORT, a renegade Hip-Hop parody show focusing on entertainment news, EbenGregory became the one of the Kings of YouTube. The Jewelry Report was the best known, most written about, and most discussed Internet sketch comedy Hip-Hop news program around with over 60 million video downloads Internet wide and was seen in over 30 countries. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/EbenGregory
About CBS Radio
CBS RADIO, a division of CBS Corporation, is one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States, with stations covering news, sports, talk, rock, country, Top 40, classic hits, and urban formats, among others. The division operates 127 radio stations across 28 markets, including all of the Top 10.