Disney Plus to Debut Robin Roberts Talk Show in July

Disney Plus' "Turning The Tables with Robin Roberts'
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Disney Plus will launch a new talk show series featuring Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts in July.

The four-episode Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts series will feature round table conversations with Roberts and several female celebrities, including  Debbie Allen, Sofia Carson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenna Dewan, Sheila E., Melissa Etheridge, Mickey Guyton, Betsey Johnson, Billie Jean King, Tig Notaro, Raven-Symoné and Josie Totah, said the streaming service.

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NBA star LeBron James, through his media outlet The SpringHill Company, will serve as an executive producer for the series, which premieres on July 30. 

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"This project is very personal to me, and I'm proud to bring it to Disney Plus," said Roberts in a statement. "The guests we've assembled are an amazing group of women who have all achieved great success in their various careers. Although they represent different age groups and backgrounds, they were all willing to open up and share their unique stories with honesty and humor. I welcome viewers to come along with me on this journey as we learn about the importance of expressing vulnerability and connecting with others."  

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.