ABC’s set a Saturday, June 11, 2016 premiere date for the summer series People’s List hosted by Jerry O’Connell (We Are Men, Carpoolers) and SuChin Pak (True Life, G Word). The limited-run hour-long series will air on Saturday nights at 8pm ET/PT and will spotlight “the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news.” ABC also announced O’Connell and Pak will be joined by a team of insiders who will provide an inside look at the most interesting/most buzzed about current events.
ABC’s Lincoln Square Productions produces the series with Danielle Rossen, Rich Battista, and Jess Cagle executive producing.
“People takes us inside the most famous and fascinating lives in the world. From mega-stars to real people facing incredible circumstances, People has been a trusted friend for the biggest events in pop culture history,” said Morgan Hertzan, senior vice president, ABC News. “This series joins together two of the most trusted media brands in the world – ABC News and People. Partnering on this series gives us the opportunity to present the People brand to audiences in exciting new ways,” added Rich Battista, executive vice president, Time Inc. and president, Entertainment & Sports Group and Video.
The Plot: Each week, People’s List breaks down the five people you should be talking about – from your favorite celebrities to social media stars to everyday people making the world a better place. Additionally, the program will include People’s signature features, including Scoop, PeopleStyle, PeoplePets, The Jess Cagle Interview (a video series hosted by the editorial director of People and Entertainment Weekly); and new segments including Home 360, a look behind the hedges and gates of America’s most fabulous celebrity homes; and Then and Now, an update of the iconic personalities from People Magazine’s iconic covers. Plus, the very latest in pop culture, style and trends.