Premiere Episode to Feature NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson
Kris Jenner, Steven Tyler and Pitbull to Headline Episodes in Second Season
NEW YORK – June 12, 2018 – FOX News Channel (FNC) will debut the second season of OBJECTified, hosted by TMZ’s Harvey Levin, on Sunday, June 24th at 8PM/ET, announced the network’s Senior Vice President of Development and Production, John Finley. The season premiere will spotlight NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson as he shares his most prized possessions in his Beverly Hills home.
In commenting on the announcement, Finley said, “Harvey’s passion for storytelling and ability to have others open up on an emotional level by sharing personal objects is truly compelling. We look forward to showcasing the second season lineup of OBJECTified with our loyal viewers, digging deep into the lives of some of the most well-known celebrities to date.”
Levin added, “I spend entirely too much time thinking about this show, strategizing with our incredible staff on how to present the building blocks of the lives of incredibly accomplished people. Their amazing stories of overcoming obstacles and perseverance are lessons I think everyone will appreciate.”
Each week, Levin will showcase intimate interviews with high-profile newsmakers and celebrities who will tell their life stories through certain objects they have chosen to keep close over the years. The objects are jumping points in understanding how certain experiences shaped them into who they are today.
The 10-episode series will continue in primetime on Sundays, airing at 8PM/ET. Upcoming shows will also feature: reality star and Kardashian Mom-manager Kris Jenner; talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw; Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler; Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek; actress and activist Pamela Anderson; international pop star Pitbull; award-winning country music artist Willie Nelson; and UFC President Dana White.
OBJECTified is produced by Harvey Levin Productions, Inc. in association with Telepictures and distributed by FOX News Channel. Harvey Levin and Ryan Regan are serve as the program’s executive producers alongside John Finley, FNC’s Senior Vice President of Development and Production. According to Nielsen Media Research, the first season of OBJECTified averaged nearly 1.2 million in total viewers and 226,000 in the 25-54 demo and was the most-watched program in both categories in its timeslot.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 16 years and according to a Gallup/Knight Foundation Survey, is the most objective information source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
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