African American daytime show hosts
Network television programmers, seeking to halt the flight of viewers to other entertainment options while staying relevant to younger audiences, increasingly are turning to charismatic African American entertainers to host daytime shows. Here's a look at prominent black celebrities in today's daytime slots.
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Queen Latifah is one of the latest black celebrities to join daytime television, with "The Queen Latifah Show." Her first week on the job, Latifah secured Hollywood A-listers such as John Travolta, Jamie Foxx, Sharon Stone, Jake Gyllenhaal and Will Smith.