Disney Plus Sets September Premiere Date for ‘Earth to Ned’

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Disney Plus announced Monday the Sept. 4 debut of its first original talk show Earth To Ned.

The 10-episode series offers a fresh take on the late-night format, with extraterrestrial creatures Ned and Cornelius interviewing some of the biggest stars in our galaxy, according to Disney Plus.

Celebrity guests this season include Joshua Bassett (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series), Rachel Bilson (The O.C), RuPaul (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Taye Diggs (Rent), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), Bindi and Robert Irwin (Crikey! It’s the Irwins), NeNe Leakes (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), Raven Symoné (Raven’s Home) and Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back).

Earth to Ned is produced by The Jim Henson Company and Marwar Junction Productions and executive produced by Brian Henson, Vince Raisa, Joseph Freed and Allison Berkley.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.