ABC News and People Magazine have joined forces to produce People’s List – a new primetime series that features a countdown of the top people worth watching.
People’s List is hosted by Jerry O’Connell and Suchin Park and will premiere on Saturday, June 11th (8/7C). For further details, follow the jump.
ABC NEWS AND TIME INC.’S PEOPLE ANNOUNCE NEW PRIMETIME SERIES ‘PEOPLE’S LIST’
Features a Weekly Countdown of the Top People Worth Watching Hosted by Actor Jerry O’Connell and Suchin Pak
Premieres Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC
ABC News and People announced today a new limited-run summer series titled “People’s List,” premiering Saturday, June 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) on ABC. The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed. Plus, viewers will get an exclusive sneak peek at the top stories people will be talking about in the week ahead.
“People’s List” will be hosted by popular actor and father of two Jerry O’Connell and SuChin Pak, former MTV news correspondent. With the combined talent of ABC News and People, a team of all-star insiders will join O’Connell and Pak to bring a unique perspective to the biggest headlines of the week.
Each week, “People’s List” breaks down the five people you should be talking about – from your favorite celebrities to social media stars to everyday people making the world a better place. Additionally, the program will include People’s signature features, including Scoop, PeopleStyle, PeoplePets, The Jess Cagle Interview (a video series hosted by the editorial director of People and Entertainment Weekly); and new segments including Home 360, a look behind the hedges and gates of America’s most fabulous celebrity homes; and Then and Now, an update of the iconic personalities from People Magazine’s iconic covers. Plus, the very latest in pop culture, style and trends.
“People takes us inside the most famous and fascinating lives in the world. From mega-stars to real people facing incredible circumstances, People has been a trusted friend for the biggest events in pop culture history,” said Morgan Hertzan, senior vice president, ABC News, and executive in charge of ABC’s Lincoln Square Productions.
“It’s one-stop shopping for all things pop culture, celebrity and human interest. It’s what you’ll be talking about with your friends all weekend,” added executive producer Danielle Rossen.
“This series joins together two of the most trusted media brands in the world – ABC News and People. Partnering on this series gives us the opportunity to present the People brand to audiences in exciting new ways,” said Rich Battista, executive vice president, Time Inc. and president, Entertainment & Sports Group and Video. “We are thrilled to team up with ABC News to present stories that continue to entertain, inspire and empower our audience,” said Jess Cagle, editorial director for People and Entertainment Weekly.
“People’s List” is produced by ABC’S Lincoln Square Productions. Danielle Rossen is the executive producer, and Marc Victor is co-executive producer for Lincoln Square Productions, and Rich Battista and Jess Cagle are executive producers for People.