TV may not need any more late night talk shows, but Tacoma could use one.
Darryl Crews aims to fill that need. He’s executive producer of “The Night Show,” which had its premiere Saturday at Alma Mater.
“You are getting a late night talk show that opens with a DJ, hosts, intro video, interviews,” Crews said. There are even games.
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Crews said the goal is to have guests who are bringing something new to their craft in areas that range from business to art and from fashion to food.
“We’re bridging the gap between people you might see at the grocery store and people you might see on TV,” Crews said.
Hustle is the woman behind Apple Music’s radio station, Beats 1. Her podcast, “Brutally Honest,” examines the sociocultural influences of pop culture and social media, along with personal narratives.
Clothing boutique eTc. is run by Umi Wagoner and Perris Wright. Their national and local brands reflect hip hop and pop cultures.
Seattle-based R&B artist Choklate has recorded and toured under her own label, Choklate Music, and has been featured on tracks with Drake, De La Soul and Black Sheep.
Future dates for “The Night Show” are Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, and Dec. 15.
Future guests include:
- Rahmel Dockery, YouTube sensation and NFL prospect.
- Retro Spectro, social media star and recurring character on FX network hit “Atlanta”.
- MistaDC, R&B singer from the Tri-Cities.