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TV One Finds Viewers For Late Night Show

TV One drew more than a few night owls to its new weekly late night show Baisden After Dark.

The Oct. 13 debut of the series, which features syndicated radio host Michael Baisden, drew 155,000 viewers and a 0.4 household rating, which ranks it among the highest rated shows for the 41 million subscriber, African-American targeted network.

The show, which airs Saturdays at 11 p.m., mixes discussion of timely and sometimes controversial topics along with musical numbers and special guests within a one-hour format.

Along with Baisden, the show stars comedian George Willborn, and musical band Morris Day & The Time. Special guests slated to appear on the 13-episode series include comedians/actors Paul Mooney, Bill Bellamy, Clifton Powell, Neicy Nash, Paula Jai Parker, Kellita Smith, Sheryl Underwood and former Miss America Kenya Moore.

Musical artists such as Brian McKnight, Musiq Soulchild, Kurtis Blow, Johnny Gill, Angie Stone and Betty Wright are also slated to appear on the show, according to TV One.