MSNBC’s newly named The Beat with Ari Melber will debut Monday at 6 PM ET. Melber tweeted the announcement this morning.
The 6 PM slot was left vacant when MSNBC ousted Greta Van Susteren from her short-lived perch there. Melber, host of Sunday’s The Point, was expected to fill the space, though the name of the show wasn’t unveiled until today.
A former practicing lawyer, Melber’s new gig also includes serving as NBC News legal analyst and contributor to programs including NBC’s Today.
Here is Melber’s announcement tweet: