Hasan has been hosting a lively program for NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming-video service, and the intensity of his following proved too alluring for MSNBC executives to ignore. He will take over a Sunday hour that had only recently been assigned to anchor Joshua Johnson. “The Medhi Hasan Show” will continue to stream weekdays on Peacock, and then air 8 p.m. Sundays on MSNBC. Johnson will continue to anchor his program, “The Week,” at 9 p.m. that evening as well as on Saturdays, while contributing to other parts of the Msbnbc schedule.
Hasan’s new Sunday program was previously reported by The Los Angeles Times.
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