CHCH dives into late-night pop talk

Weekly half-hour talk show andPOP, hosted by Brigitte Truong, will premiere on CHCH next Thursday.

By: Lauren Malyk

Ontario-based indie channel CHCH is partnering with to add more pop to its primetime schedule.

andPOP, a weekly half-hour talk show, will offer in-depth coverage of what’s trending in film, TV and music. Beginning March 22 at 10:30 p.m., the talk show will air on Thursday nights on CHCH.

The new series is produced by Vithiya Murugadas and hosted by Cineplex pre-show host Brigitte Truong. Channel Zero’s VP of programming Jennifer Chen serves as an exec producer on the program.

andPOP will replace half-hour film talk show The Watchlist in the schedule. The series, which ran for six seasons and starred Truong and Evan Arppe, has been cancelled.

All episodes of andPOP will also be available online and on demand on andPOP’s website.

This story originally appears in Playback.