50 Cent to Host Variety Show on A&E
50 Cent continues to expand his film resume, with an upcoming variety show on A&E, tentatively titled 50 Cent Presents, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
"I grew up watching variety shows and am excited to put my own spin on the format," 50 says. "I hope everyone is ready to bring their talent forward, I want to show the world the best of the best."
The series, which is currently being compared to "In Living Color," is set to be produced by Back Roads Entertainment... with 50 given the executive producer role. It's said to showcase music, comedy and celebrities... with 50 Cent also starring in the series.
"Leaning into A&E's legacy in showcasing the arts, we're setting out to redefine the traditional variety show," Frontain Bryant, A&E's head of programming, told THR. "50 Cent is the perfect partner to refresh this classic format. He is a true tastemaker across industries and we are excited to see his impressive showcase of talent."