VH1, Jesse Collins Entertainment and Kevin Hart’s Harttbeat have announced a new game show, Celebrity Squares, which is a twist on the classic format that features Black pop culture trivia. 

DC Young Fly is set to host with celebrity guests, including Babyface, Bobby Brown, Tiffany Haddish, Kirk Franklin, Taye Diggs, and more. The series premieres Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. on VH1.

The game show will feature two participants playing tic-tac-toe while collecting money and rewards. A $10,000 cash reward awaits the player who has the most money in their bank at the conclusion of the game when they advance to the bonus round.

Tiffany Lea Williams, Executive Vice President, of Unscripted Programming and Development of BET said in a statement, “We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Hartbeat and Jesse Collins Entertainment for this exciting new project. This show offers a fresh interpretation of the iconic Hollywood Squares format, with a focus on celebrating black pop culture. With DC Young Fly’s laugh-out-loud humor, it promises to deliver a fun and exhilarating viewing experience. We look forward to bringing it to our audience.”

Bryan Smiley, Chief Content Officer of Hartbeat commented on the new show and its host saying, “DC Young Fly is an extraordinary comedian and we are thrilled to team up with him once again to lead this project. We look forward to continuing our partnership with BET and Jesse Collins Entertainment as we bring an exciting, fresh spin to this iconic game show format.”

Dionne Harmon, President, of Jesse Collins Entertainment said, “It was a pleasure to work with Hartbeat, BET and DC Young Fly again. We hope the audience enjoys watching this series as much as we enjoyed making it.”

Additional celebrity guests include Affion Crockett, Deon Cole, Desi Banks,Tisha Campbell, Tommy Davidson, and many more.

VH1 previously aired Hip Hop Squares, another version of the format, from 2017-2019.

Watch the promo below: