Who is Ed Gordon? He’s a talented, multi-award winning, diverse media personality who never skirted the issues when covering anything, anywhere.Ed Gordon serves as executive producer and host of the Bounce original primetime newsmagazine series Ed Gordon, which features interviews investigative pieces, current event segments and human-interest feature stories and more. Ed Gordon is an iconic journalist with over 30 years in the television news industry. He is known for his no-nonsense interview style and his ability to land exclusive interviews with top headline makers. Gordon has covered stories for BET, Dateline, NPR and 60 Minutes Wednesday, among countless others.
On Monday, July 17, at 9 pm, CDT, Bounce TV will air a special segment, hosted by media the multi-award winning personality Ed Gordon, In the Cut.
In the celebrity-driven Ed Gordon special, the award-winning journalist interviews the stars of the upcoming summer comedy Girls Trip, featuring Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish, who discuss their careers and reflect on the contributions of Black women in Hollywood today. Gordon profiles Super Bowl champion-turned broadcaster Michael Strahan as the very busy television talent discusses his life, his controversial departure from Live with Kelly and Michael and more. Power’s Omari Hardwick talks with Gordon about his hit series, the relationship with his wife and how he has handled fame in the social media era. Gordon also sits with Cedric the Entertainer and D.L. Hughley who, among other things, discuss the state of comedy in the age of President Donald Trump and the pros and cons of utilizing material based on the activities of the current administration.
Some of Gordon’s more notable (and most talked about) interviews include an exclusive, unforgettable piece with Janet Jackson discussing her secret marriage, one-on-one interviews with U.S. Presidents Obama and Clinton, and the highly anticipated first interview with O.J. Simpson following his murder acquittal. Widely respected for his work, Gordon has received widespread praise and recognition including an Emmy Award, an NAACP Image Award, and the prestigious Journalist of the Year award from the National Association of Black Journalists.
In the Cut focuses on Jay ‘The Dream’ Weaver in a barbershop. Jay is the owner and a staple in his community. Recently reunited with Kenny, the adult son he never knew he had, life is all new for both of them. Together, they are learning what it means to be adult men: living, working and learning alongside one another. Close quarters, coupled with wisecracking employees, know-it-all neighbors and complicated love interests make for close shaves and good times.
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