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This year has been brutal for black-led programming with announcements like Tom Joyner’s retirement and the end of shows like Rosewood, Survivors Remorse, Scandal, and now Ed Lover’s Morning show.

On Tuesday, Mitch Henry, the manager of network operations for Reach Media, confirmed the last new Ed Lover show will air Friday. The final new show will air on Boom 102.9 and a few other stations with “best of” segments airing next week as reported by

Henry had high hopes for the show but it didn’t meet ratings expectations. He noted that for now, Lover will continue to host a weekend show, which is heard in about 20 markets.

Check out this clip from Ed’s recent interview with Tyrese below.

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