Charles Barkley To Host Show On Race Debuting On TNT In 2017

Are you ready for more conversations on race with your favorite NBA analyst Charles Barkley? If not, buckle up, 2017 will see TNT introduce The Race Card, a six-episode-limited-run series is debuting in 2017.

The hour-long show will feature Barkley discussing hot-button issues related to race with guests that will include cultural leaders whose views may not line up with Sir Charles.

Barkley said the show will examine race, class, and culture.

“We as Americans never discuss the issue of race in this country and how it impacts everything in our lives until something bad happens,” Barkley told Variety. “I see this project as a way to talk about race, class and cultural differences and challenge everyone’s status quo.”

TNT described the show like this:

“NBA legend and Inside the NBA analyst Charles Barkley has had enough. The America that he knew has lost its way, becoming mired in partisan politics, social divides and entrenched corporate interests. Now he hopes to get to the root of the problem in the new limited-run series The Race Card.

Barkley is known for his outspoken manner and controversial takes on race relations in America.


spotted at Variety