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Wagner becomes the permanent host, replacing Rachel Maddow Tuesday through Friday in the 9 p.m. ET slot.
Wagner spoke with Deadline, where the MSNBC host stated that her program “is going to be a different show” than Rachel Maddow’s.
Wagner becomes the only Asian American to host a primetime cable news show.
NBCU News Group Cesar Conde spoke about the decision at an event where he sat down with the Financial Times’ Gillian Tett.
Wagner's show debuts on Aug. 16, and the name has not been announced.