Becky G Lands Talk Show on Facebook Watch
Facebook Watch has an insightful “Face to Face With Becky G” talk show featuring the singer, actor and global activist.
On the weekly show, which premieres next month on Facebook Watch, Becky G will invite her favorite artists, celebrities and friends for “unfiltered” conversations that cover issues relevant to her generation, the Latino community and beyond. beyond, according to Facebook.
Facebook is hoping the new show takes advantage of Becky G’s social footprint: She has 18 million followers on Facebook (as well as 28.4 million on Instagram, 18.7 million on YouTube, and 3.4 million on Twitter).
“Stay connected to mi nice and our cultures are incredibly important to me, ”Becky G said in a statement. “My new Facebook Watch talk show will take that engagement to a whole new level – where we’ll discuss the issues that really matter to us and our communities, with great guests and, of course, invite everyone into the conversation. “
“Face to Face With Becky G” is the latest in the social giant’s commitment to original talk shows aimed at stimulating community and conversation as well as promoting diverse voices on the platform, according to Mina Lefevre , development and programming manager for Facebook Watch, the company’s hub for episodic content.
“Becky G is a phenomenal multi-trait talent and her strong social activism and honest conversations will resonate strongly with her fans,” Lefevre said.
Facebook Watch, after debuting four years ago with a mix of scripted and unscripted originals, has since doubled its daytime TV rates.
The Becky G show joins Facebook Watch’s list of original talk shows, which includes Emmy-winning “Red Table Talk” hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith, daughter Willow Smith and mother Adrienne “Gammy” Banfield Norris; “Steve on Watch” with Steve Harvey; “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” with Gloria Estefan, her daughter Emily Estefan and her niece Lili Estefan; and “Peace of Mind With Taraji” with Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jade.
Separately, Becky G appeared on today’s episode of “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” on Facebook Watch, where she joined Brazilian singer Anitta and the Estefans for “real sex talk, sexism and love”.
“Face to Face With Becky G” is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment and Becky G’s B Yourself Productions. Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon are executive producers for Jesse Collins Entertainment, with Corin Nelson as executive producer and showrunner. Marc Jordan, Benjamin Tischker and Mecia Hollar are also executive producers.
Becky G (full name: Rebbeca Marie Gomez) released two No. 1 hits on the Billboard Latin Airplay Charts, “Mayores” and “Sin Pijama”. She has toured alongside Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, J Balvin, Fifth Harmony and Jason Derulo and has recorded collaborations with Daddy Yankee, Maluma, Anitta, Natti Natasha, Zayn, Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Pitbull and CNCO, among others. Becky G’s debut album, “Mala Santa” was released in October 2019 and was certified 8X Platinum in the United States, Platinum in Spain and Gold in Mexico. The 24-year-old’s acting credits include a starring role in Lionsgate’s “Power Rangers” and a guest star in Fox’s “Empire.”
Born and raised in Inglewood, California, Becky G is the granddaughter of Mexican immigrants. She uses her platform to denounce inequalities and raise awareness of social issues, particularly in favor of Black Lives Matter and DREAMers.