Central Ave is more than an entertainment show, it’s more than a political show, it has managed to become one of the most diverse entertaining programs that has rewrote the look and feel of an entertainment magazine.
Carving out its own space in the genre, Central Ave represents women of color (both behind and in front of the camera) from all walks of life, bringing issues other shows won’t cover to the forefront.
Co-created by Will Packer and Monique Chenault, the show recently launched and is hosted by veteran entertainment reporter Julissa Bermudez and four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross return who have made history as the first two women of color to host an entertainment magazine show.
“Central Ave has changed the way audiences view and relate to pop culture and the entertainment world,” once said Will Packer. “The diverse and powerful stories featured on this show are meant to provoke, infuriate and inspire people to make positive changes that will impact our society and the world around us.”
Paired together through a screen test, the duo’s chemistry is undeniable, nabbing the Debmar-Mercury production a number of syndication partners, including FOX Television Stations, Sinclair, CBS and The CW Plus and more.
Created to become an authority on what drives popular culture, Central Ave tackles investigating and examining the entertainment industry, its trends and celebrities who are making the greatest impact. Viweres have already gotten a teaser of the exceptional in-depth, comprehensive storytelling through its sneak peak trial run last run.
The Koalition spoke to Julissa Bermudez and Sanya Richards-Ross about the importance of their show, the guests Central Ave will feature and being a much-needed voice at such a critical stage in our history.
Check out the interview above.