*New York – FOX Television Stations (FTS) will debut “The Boris and Nicole Show” July 6th, stated Stephen Brown, EVP of Programming and Development, FTS. The hour-long program will air on select FOX-owned stations in several markets, including New York and Los Angeles.
“The Boris and Nicole Show” is a lifestyle talk show from Hollywood married couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker. The series will bring the couple’s take on everything from current events to parenting and relationships. Additional commentary will be provided from celebrity guests. Kodjoe and Parker will serve as co-executive producers under Kirschbaum Productions.
“We met and fell in love on screen so any time we get to work together we know it will be a lot of fun,” added Kodjoe.
Parker stated, “There are so many things that we are passionate about so we are thrilled that we will now have a platform to share these issues with an audience.”
Since the couple’s first on-screen meeting as actors on the Showtime series “Soul Food,” both Kodjoe and Parker have established successful careers in movies and television, Broadway and their own business ventures. Kodjoe has appeared in films such as “Baggage Claim,”“Surrogates”and the box-office blockbuster, “Resident Evil.”
He has appeared on Broadway in “A Cat On A Hot Tin Roof” and can currently be seen in the hit BET series, “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” with Kevin Hart and will guest star on the upcoming FOX series, “The Last Man on Earth.”
Boris is also the creator of clothing company, World of ALFA. Parker has appeared in such films as “Boogie Nights,”“Remember the Titans” and“Repentance.” She portrayed Blanche DuBois in “A Streetcar Named Desire” on Broadway and Cleopatra in “Antony & Cleopatra” at the McCarter Theatre.
Parker co-starred in the hit TNT drama series, “Murder in the First” last summer and continues to recur opposite her husband on “The Real Husbands of Hollywood.” Parker started her own hair and beauty accessory company, Save Your Do, in 2012. Together, the couple founded Sophie’s Voice Foundation, in honor of their daughter Sophie, who was diagnosed with Spina Bifida at birth.
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.