Freelance TV presenter Hiroshi Kume, 64, will host TBS's new infotainment program from October, which is produced by TV-radio writer Yasushi Akimoto, 52, the Nikkan Sports newspaper reported Wednesday.
The program, whose title has not yet been announced, will cover a wide range of news from politics to entertainment. It will be co-produced by Kume.
Kume was quoted by the paper as saying, “Commercial television is now at a turning point as an industry. Viewer ratings are down and networks are facing financial difficulties. I would like to do whatever I can now for the industry.”
The new program is schedule to air from October 22 at 10 p.m.© Japan Today