“First two cities to get new radio show, Weekend with Ed Gordon, DC and Detroit,” he messaged on his Facebook page Friday. “Look for the show this Saturday @ 7AM on WHUR and this Sunday on 92.3 FM in Detroit noon-2 PM!!!! I promise you’re going to love this show!!! More cities to come. Next week you’ll be able to find it online…stay tuned.”
He explained to Journalisms that the show isn’t like anything he’s ever done. It’s less of a news or public affairs show, and more like the “Today” show of radio with celebrity guests and lot of laughs and hot topics.
Regulars include comedian Joe Torry, judges Lynn Toler (relationship tips) and Glenda Hatchett (legal advice), and Boyce Watkins (hot topics)
Like EURweb on Facebook
“Weekend with R Gordon” also has a segment called “That’s My Jam” in which celebrity guests will share their favorite “back in the day” hit, says Gordon:
“Some of the people who tell us their ‘Jam': Whoopi Goldberg, Anthony Anderson, Eddie Levert, Lamman Rucker, Vivica A. Fox and even Condoleezza Rice & Louis Farrakhan plus many more! You’ll also get a chance to share you favorite song!”
According to Journalisms, Gordon and BET spokesman Luis Defrank said the radio host’s weekly public affairs show, “Weekly With Ed Gordon,” is off the schedule, but that Gordon would be part of BET’s political convention coverage.
Gordon said he is producing the radio show himself, working with fellow Detroiter Gerald McBride of Voice Over Productions.
Want to read more articles like this one? Subscribe to EURnewsletter.
Got A News Tip or Video You Want to Share? Contact us HERE.
- Jennifer Lopez to Host & Perform the '2015 American Music Awards'
- Instagram Users Post Pics of Male North West Look-alikes
- Sanaa Lathan Lands 'Racially-Charged' Drama, Hannibal Buress Debuts Unaired Pilot
- GOP Gov Freezes Funds for Chicago’s 'Operation CeaseFire' As Homicides Rise
- The Film Strip: Joe Wright on Diversity and Rooney Mara on Being Clothed in 'PAN'
- 'Blue Lives Matter' Billboard Campaign Aims to Honor Cops ... And Distract From 'That Other One'
- Snoop Dogg, Birdman, Jermaine Dupri, Damon Dash to Star in BET Reality Series
- Three 6 Mafia Rapper Koopsta Knicca Dies of Stroke at 40
- Freshman, 18, Dies in Shooting at Texas Southern University; Obama Protested in Ore.
- Baltimore Mayor Compares Cop/Community Relations to Bad Marriage
- Discover More Stories on EURweb: Click Here