MTV Entertainment Group announced their decision to greenlight a second season of the media mogul’s television series, hosted by Charlamagne (aka Lenard McKelvey) and executive produced by Stephen Colbert and Aaron McGruder. Leading up to the second season, Charlamagne will host a series of intimate one-on-one interviews with notables in pop culture, politics, comedy, publishing, and other areas.
“We are building a cultural institution with Tha God’s Honest Truth a destination for those who are unafraid to take on social issues with honest conversations meant to challenge, educate, and by the looks of the comments on IMDB infuriate,” said Charlamagne in a statement. “It’s not easy getting a season two of a TV show nowadays so I don’t take this blessing for granted at all!! Salute to Rachael Edwards, Aaron McGruder, Stephen Colbert, MTV Entertainment Studios and the whole TGHT team who I could not do this without!! I THANK GOD FOR IT ALL!!”
Colbert gave Charlamagne praise for his hosting ability, saying in a statement, “There is no one on television like Charlamagne. I’m excited to see what Truths Tha God gets Honest about in Season 2 of TGHT!”
Nina L. Diaz, MTV’s President of Content, Chief Creative Officer of MTV Entertainment Group and Head of Unscripted Entertainment and Adult Animation for Paramount+, also said, “Charlamagne is shaking up the late-night landscape with his no-holds-barred approach to telling it like it is, and its struck a chord with audiences. We are thrilled to build on our dynamic partnership with Charlamagne, Stephen Colbert, Aaron McGruder and Karen Kinney as we gear up for season two of Tha God’s Honest Truth.”
Season one of Charlamagne’s show featured special guests including Vice President Kamala Harris, Ed Sheeran, Kevin Hart, Meagan Good, Chlöe Bailey and Soulja Boy, among others.