Ronan Farrow, the outspoken journalist, human rights lawyer and the son of Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra (possibly), is joining
The program, currently still in development, doesn't have a name but is expected to launch in early 2014.
In a statement, Farrow, who is an active
He continued, "It's a show about why the news matters to you -- and what you can do to be a part of the story. I'm excited to shake up people's expectations for cable news. And to get a ton of Twitter followers."
Prior to his MSNBC contract, Farrow worked for the Obama
In a statement, MSNBC President Phil Griffin said, "Ronan has packed more experience into his 25 years of life than most people have in a lifetime."
That's right, Farrow is just 25 years old and has a good sense of humor about his celebrity ancestry.
When Farrow's mother told Vanity Fair that her son's father was Frank Sinatra and not
Farrow has also gotten in digs at Allen, who left his mother to marry his adopted sister, Soon-Yi Previn. Last year, Farrow tweeted, "Happy
In his new role, Farrow is expected to host his MSNBC show and also contribute to