Heritage, Vibe try ‘Weekend’

Show to be hosted by R&B producer Wilson

The Heritage Networks and Vibe magazine are joining forces to develop a news entertainment show “Weekend Vibe.” Both AMC, with “Access Hollywood,” and MTV2 made similar announcements this week.

“Weekend Vibe” will be hosted by R&B producer Bryce Wilson and focus on features and news related to hip-hop, R&B and soul. Series bows Oct. 5 and will be distributed by Heritage Baruch TV distribution. In Gotham, it will air Saturday mornings at 2 after “Showtime at the Apollo.”

” ‘Weekend Vibe’ will be an innovative extension of the magazine,” said mag’s prexy Kenard Gibbs. “It will provide viewers with an intimate, unique and exclusive access to urban music and culture.”

Gotham-based Heritage Networks was founded in 1993 and reaches 85% of households and 95% of African-American homes.

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