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Showtime Renews 'Desus & Mero'

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Showtime has re-upped its late-night talk show Desus & Mero for a third season, the network said Wednesday. 

“All of us at Showtime are so proud to have Desus & Mero as our signature late-night series,” said Gary Levine, Showtime Networks president of entertainment in a statement. “They are our very own ‘Bronx Bombers’ who knock it out of the park every episode, with their singular blend of hilarity, authenticity and relevancy.”

Season two of the series -- which features the co-hosts giving their take on the day's hot topics and interviewing guests at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics -- runs weekly through October. 

Desus & Mero is executive produced by Desus Nice, The Kid Mero, Lilly Burns, Tony Hernandez, Victor Lopez, Suzanne Fagel and Mike Pielocik.

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.