Jenny McCarthy Nabs VH1 Talk Show
The model, author and comedic actress goes back to her Viacom roots
By Kenny Herzog Feb 15, 2012 11:03AM
It's been 15 years since former Playboy vixen Jenny McCarthy roused the lust of teenage boys as host of MTV's daytime dating show, "Singled Out." Now, the Hollywood Reporter has learned that VH1 is prepping chat-fest "The Jenny McCarthy Show" for a likely fall premiere, meaning the 39-year-old anti-vaccine crusader has finally come back home. Or at least to parent company Viacom.
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No details have been revealed, outside of the "McCarthy Show" boasting a "Chelsea Lately"-esque format of timely banter, guest panelists and celebrity interviews. VH1 wasn't exactly the star's first choice. After failing to work something out with the likes of NBC and even the fledgling OWN, McCarthy eventually returned to the media conglomerate that provided her big break in legitimate mainstream entertainment. But in case your inner-15-year-old still pines for the days of Jenny flirting with and torturing eager bachelors on "Singled Out," this one's for you: